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REGISTRATION - Online pre-regsitration for this event has now closed.
If you would still like to attend the event in person, then you can register on-site from the BCLA registration desk which will be open from 6:30PM at the Royal College of Nursing.
If you cannot make it to London, we are very pleased to advise that this will be the first ever presentation to be fully live streamed via the BCLA website, and you can watch this from the comfort of your own home. You will need to be logged in to your BCLA membership account to view the meeting. Follow the instructions below to join us live at 7:00PM tonight.
Note that CET will not be available to members watching the lecture online.
How to view the lecture live:
Step 1: Log into your BCLA account (if you have forgotten your login details, follow the instructions here on how to reset your password).
Step 2: Once you are logged in, click on the Events tab. Then click on the first item on the dropdown: March Evening Meeting: LIVE
Step 3: Enjoy the lecture!
If you missed the live stream, do not worry, as you can still view the lecture online HERE (you must be logged in to your Member account or your access to the page will be denied)
Registration and drinks reception: 18:30 - 19:00
Evening Lecture: 19:00 - 20:00
The evening lecture "Uveitis - Past Present and Future" will be presented by Professor Teifi James.
This presentation will provide an overview of uveitis diagnoses and treatments, including an explanation of the SUN classification (Standardised Uveitis Nomenclature) which he will use throughout the lecture when referring to specific uveitis scenarios. Prof James will discuss systematically each of the following entities: Infectious Uveitis, uveitis presenting in children with particular reference to Juvenile idiopathic Arthritis and irtis, Auto-immune Non-infectious uveitis, Anterior Uveitis, Intermediate Uveitis, Posterior Uveitis, Choroiditis, Retinitis, White Dot Syndromes, systemic diseases where uveitis is a feature, specific eponymous uveitis syndromes, masquerade syndromes – and for each condition he will consider signs and symptoms, tips in diagnosis and management, treatments and the changes in evolving presentations, epidemiology and management of these diverse and challenging conditions. The presentation will also address the surgical techniques involved in dealing with the consequences of uveitis, paying particular attention to uveitic cataract with posterior synaechiae and the surgical management of Band Keratopathy. The session will conclude with some thoughts on the future of uveitis diagnosis and management.
The evening lecture has been approved for 1 CET point for Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians. CET reference C-59096.
CET is only available if you attend the event in person. CET will not be available to members watching the lecture online. 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.
VENUE & TRAVEL INFORMATION
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.