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NanOptima are attending SMi group’s 3rd Annual Ophthalmic Drugs Conference 18-20 NOV 2019

SMi proudly presents the 4th Annual Ophthalmic Drugs Conference taking place on the 23rd-24th of November 2020, in London.

The global ophthalmic drug market is forecast to surpass $60 billion USD by 2025 with increasing focus from the industry...

Mum wins £3.2m after eye operation delays left her blind

The woman, in her 30s, was seen by a consultant more than 18 months after she first noticed her sight failing, by which time it could not be reversed.

She also gave birth to her third child after she had gone blind.

A NHS spokesman said delays and shortage of ophthalmic specialists were a "significant national problem".

Eye Risk From Overstretched NHS

Eye specialists say hundreds of patients suffer irreversible sight loss every year in England because services are overstretched and under-resourced.

The president of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Prof Carrie MacEwen, writing for the BBC's Scrubbing Up, warns the NHS is struggling to keep up because of a "perfect storm" of increased demand...

New report indicates shortage of ophthalmologists for next generation

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has last week published findings of the Workforce Census 2016 report that looks at the current clinical resource within hospital eye departments in the UK.