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Eye Health Conference booking opens

Thea Pharmaceuticals is offering a 15% discount for practitioners who book before the end of June

Eye Health Conference

Booking has now opened for the annual Eye Health Conference, with a 15% discount offered for practitioners booking before the end of June.

The event is organised by Thea Pharmaceuticals and will be held on Monday 3 October at the Royal College of Physicians, London.

The one-day conference includes lectures, peer discussion groups and workshops on a variety of topics, including delivering eye care to the nation, nutrition for eye health, dry eye and blepharitis. There will also be sessions on glaucoma and ocular first aid.

Delegates can create their own programme for the day by choosing any number of lectures and up to two other activities, which include peer discussions and workshops. CET points will be available to collect from each session attended.

Thea Pharmaceuticals has announced that this year’s keynote speaker is Teifi James, a consultant ophthalmic surgeon practising in Halifax and Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Mr James specialises in uveitis and scleritis and also has a general ophthalmology practice. He has performed over 12,000 cataract operations, with over 600 procedures in uveitic eyes.

Since 2004, Mr James has also been managing director of the EyeBag Company after he designed a re-usable warm compress to treat meibomian gland dysfunction.

Mr James is also president elect for the North of England Ophthalmological Society.

Delegates are encouraged by Thea Pharmaceuticals to book now to guarantee their place as peer discussions and workshops are filling up.

The standard ticket price is £150, however practitioners will receive a 15% discount online until the end of June when entering the promotion code EHCD06.

For more information, and to book, visit the Eye Health Conference website.