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CANCELLED in response to guidance relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday 25 March 2020, at Holiday Inn, Brighouse, 7.30pm - NOTE CHANGE OF DATE

"An Overnight Success and Beyond" - Lecture with Discussion Workshop covering management of myopia progression using orthokeratology and other contact lens options. 2 CET points.

Josie Barlow, Professional Services Manager, Menicon

Lectures confirmed so far for the 2019-2020 lecture programme:

Our speaker is Mr Ziad Estephan, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, who will be speaking on Retinal Vein Occlusion. The lecture has been approved for 1 CET point for Optoms and DOs. Mr Estephan is an accomplished speaker and his presentation will include videos of intravitreal injections.


Prof J Siderov, Head of Optometry at Huddersfield University, will speak on "What should I do with these kids? - Managing paediatric binocular vision problems in primary practice." 1 CET point. Prof Siderov will also talk to us about the Optometry course at Huddersfield University.


Mr Keith Davey, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, will speak on "Refracting of, and prescribing for, children".

The lecture has been approved for 1 CET point for both Optoms and DOs.


Sadly the following lectures have been cancelled in response to guidance relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

"An Overnight Success and Beyond" - Lecture with Discussion Workshop covering management of myopia progression using orthokeratology and other contact lens options. 2 CET points.

Josie Barlow, Professional Services Manager, Menicon


  • Wednesday in May - DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

The Owen Aves Memorial Lecture


Society Annual General Meeting

With Peer Discussion - Case records


Subscriptions for the new lecture season are due for payment. There will be 6 lectures in this season and we will aim for you to be able to get all the CET points you need for this year. The subscription fee is unchanged at £50, which you can pay by credit card at the meeting, or by cheque or BACS in advance (contact Treasurer, Anna, for details). The cost for attendance at a single meeting is £20.

We have started a YOS WhatsApp group for members so that we can keep in touch easily. Please let me have your mobile number so that I can add you to the group.

Best wishes,

Rena

YOS Council

Yorkshire Optical Society Council meeting, 21 August 2019:Clockwise from front left: Opi, Rena, Nora, Anna, Harj, John, Stewart, Huw (+ Barney behind camera)