BCLA Evening Meeting: Surgical advances for correction of presbyopia

BCLA Evening Meeting: The Future is in Your Hands
The January BCLA Evening Meeting will take place on Tuesday 23 2018 at The Royal College of Nursing, London.

This is an exclusive BCLA Member only event therefore you must have a valid Full BCLA Membership to attend. Note that Affiliate Online Members and Registered User accounts are not eligible to attend this event. BCLA Members who wish to attend this event MUST pre-register for this event online as per the instructions below. 

BCLA Members can register up to 1 non-member guest to attend the evening lecture. BCLA members must register their guest in advance by emailing the guest full name, email address and GOC number to events@bcla.org.uk. Guest places are subject to availability. 

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Registration and drinks reception: 18:30 - 19:00
Evening Lecture: 19:00 - 20:00

EVENING LECTURE (19:00 - 20:00)
The evening lecture "Surgical advances for correction of presbyopia" will be presented by Mr Allon Barsam. 

This will be a video based presentation showing all of the most commonly accepted surgical interventions for presbyopia as well as newer innovations which are now available. Interventions covered will include: laser blended vision, implantable contact lenses, sulcus based lenses and capsular bag fixated intraocular lenses. Intraocular lenses covered will include simple mono vision with mono-focal lenses, toric lenses, trifocal lenses and extended depth of focus lenses. Advantages and limitations of each technique will be covered as well as patient selection theory. There will be time for questions.

Allon Barsam has set up and now runs a tertiary NHS practice specialising in cornea and refractive surgery. His private practice is predominantly laser and lens vision correction surgery. He has published over 40 peer review publications, 10 book chapters and a major ophthalmology textbook now entering its second edition. He is a global opinion leader for the Ophthalmic Surgical Industry and is regularly invited to lecture both nationally and internationally.

This evening lecture has been approved for 1 CET point.

Ref: C-58825
Points: 1 CET Point
Competencies covered: Optometrist (communication) and Dispensing Optician (communication) 

To avoid delay receiving your points post event, please ensure that your BCLA member profile is updated with your correct GOC number, where applicable. To view and update your profile, simply click your name at the top center of the BCLA web page once logged in to your online account. 

20 Cavendish Square is on the corner of Henrietta Place and Cavendish Square, just behind John Lewis which is on Oxford Street. This is close to Oxford Circus and Bond Street underground stations.

The closest tube station is Oxford Circus on the Victoria, Bakerloo and Central lines. On arrival at Oxford Circus take exit 4 (Oxford Street/ Upper Regent Street) and turn left out of the exit. Walk for approximately 200 yards along Oxford Circus and then turn right onto Holles Street. Cavendish Square is at the end of Holles Street. 20 Cavendish Square is located to your left on the corner of Henrietta Place.

There are a number of mainline train stations close to 20 Cavendish Square. Below is a rough guide to travel times:
Charing Cross, Euston, Victoria and Paddington: approx 10 minutes
Euston, Kings Cross/St Pancras, Waterloo: approx 15 minutes

We strongly recommend that you plan your journey in advance. Please visit the Royal College of Nursing website for further travel information.


Online registration for this event is closed (closed at 13:00PM GMT on 23/01/2018). After this time, members will be required to register onsite at the event. If you have any queries or wish to check space availability after the online registration has closed, contact events@bcla.org.uk

1/23/2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Royal College of Nursing 20 Cavendish Square London, W1G 0RN UNITED KINGDOM

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