UK and Éire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) Conference 2022

UK and Éire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) Conference 2022

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£0 – £140


IET Birmingham: Austin Court

80 Cambridge Street


B1 2NP

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The UK and Éire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) Conference will be a face to face meeting on 19 and 20 October 2022 in Birmingham.

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Our annual UK and Éire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) Conference will be a face to face meeting on 19 and 20 October 2022, hosted by UKEGS President Prof Pete Shah at the IET Austin Court in central Birmingham.

Our early bird conference tickets are now available to buy. Prices will increase from 1 September, so don't delay and secure your ticket today.

Conference agenda

We've got some brilliant speakers lined up for the event. The draft programme includes*:

Wednesday 19 October

Session 1: Diagnostics, Big Data and AI – Glaucoma Recovery

Chaired by Professor David Garway-Heath & Ms Nishani Amersinghe

Session 2: What’s new in glaucoma?

Chaired by Professor Peng Khaw & Mr Anthony Khawaja

Session 3: Challenging Cases

Chaired by Mr Tarun Sharma & Ms Freda Sii Challenging Cases: Glaucoma & Pregnancy – Mr Danilo Paulo Invited Lecture: ‘Failing Systems & Patient Safety’ – Mr Simon Dulku

Session 4: Surgical Videos of Tips & Tricks

Chaired by Prof Gus Gazzard & Mr Jim Kirwan

Thursday 20 October 2022

Guest Lecture

Professor Balwantray Chauhan

Session 5: Managing Surgical Complications

Chaired by Mr Imran Masood & Mr Gok Ratnarajan

Professor Graham Lee – Adult buphthalmic cataract surgery

Mr Imran Masood - Nanophthalmos / Malignant Glaucoma

Session 6: The MIGS Debate

Chaired by Ms Lydia Chang & Professor Peter Shah

Debate: MIGS Can Be of Value in Complex Glaucoma?

For: Mr Imran Masood / Against: Mr Dan Lindfield (TBC)

The Hitchings Lecture

Professor David Crabb presents the 2022 Hitchings Lecture

Session 7: Helping Patients Live With Glaucoma

Chaired by Professor David Crabb & Mr Jim Kirwan

The ‘Only Eye’ Surgery Project – Dr Lee Jones

Session 8: The Global Perspective and Advanced Disease

Chaired by Professor Rupert Bourne, Professor Anthony King & Ms Rashmi Mathew

Invited lecture: My Reflections on TAGS - The Advanced Glaucoma Study

Invited lecture: SLT in Tanzania: RCT data – Dr Heiko Philippin

Invited lecture: Amyloidosis and glaucoma – Dr Katia Papastavrou

New glaucoma studies for the British Ophthalmic Surveillance Unit

*Our conference programme is subject to change.


We are now accepting abstracts for poster and oral presentations at the meeting.

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Research Award

We are also accepting applications for the £50,000 UKEGS research award. This ophthalmology-focused open call grant is open to all UKEGS members. The closing date for applications is 13 August 2022.

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