Exam-Focused Ophthalmology Revision for Medical School Finals

(Aimed at Medical Students in Years 4 - 6)

27th April 2021

1900 - 2015 hours (UK time)

Online Teaching Via Zoom


Ophthalmology is an important speciality in the medical school curriculum and in the final exams. In addition, a number of ophthalmological conditions present to the A&E Department as emergencies. This talk, by Dr Magdalena Niestrata, Senior Registrar at the London Western Eye Hospital, will provide a framework for the diagnosis, assessment and management of common ophthalmological conditions and emergencieswhich will prove very pertinent to medical school final exams.

The session will discuss the main points in history taking of common eye complaints to form a differential diagnosis including red eye and vision loss, the main elements of a basic eye examination, the examination of the pupil, the basics of fundoscopy (including assessment of the optic nerve and the retina), and discussion of the salient features of common eye conditions. Dr Neistrata-Ortiz has strong academic credentials and vast experience of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Suitable for:

  • Medical Students
  • Foundation Year Doctors
  • Trust Doctors
  • Junior Ophthalmology Specialists


Dr Magdalena Niestrata
Senior Opthalmology Registrar
Western Eye Hospital, London
Convenor – Ophthalmology Emergencies Course
Doctors Academy Group

Quick Information
Places are currently available.
Date 27th April 2021
Time 1900 - 2015 hours (UK time)
Online Teaching Via Zoom
Course Fee Free
This teaching event is part of the Structured International Medical Education Programme, supported by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiff and The Doctors Academy Group.
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 60
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