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Childhood Glaucoma: A parent’s guide | Digital Glaucoma Support Group

Join our digital glaucoma support group, titled ‘Childhood glaucoma: A parent’s guide’.

Mr Joe Abbott FRCOphth is a Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmic surgeon and lead for glaucoma since 2012 at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. He graduated from Nottingham Medical School and trained in the West Midlands before undertaking fellowship training at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital London and Great Ormond Street Hospital. He is one of very few surgeons internationally with fellowships in paediatric ophthalmology and glaucoma. He is an expert in childhood glaucoma, retinoblastoma, paediatric cataract, ocular trauma, cranio-facial diseases and medical education. He is an advisor for The Ogden Trust, sits on the scientific advisory committee for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust and is a section editor for the journal Eye. He has published over 30 peer reviewed scientific papers and authored eight book chapters. He is an honorary visiting lecturer to Aston University and joint secretary to the UK Paediatric glaucoma Society. He has been awarded West Midlands School of Ophthalmology trainer of the year.

Registration: to join this webinar, register in advance by clicking here

You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom. This also contains a link to an optional rehearsal being held on 28 June at 6.00pm. You are welcome to join this to familiarise yourself with Zoom and how the webinar will work. You may join at any time and only stay for as long as you need.

If you experience any difficulties or have any questions, please contact Joanna Bradley on

Don’t have internet access?

You can also join this session by telephone. Dial in on telephone at 7.00pm on 29 June 2021 by calling +44 208 080 6591 or +44 208 080 6592. To access the webinar you will need a Webinar ID and Passcode. To get these details, please contact us on +44 (0)1233 64 81 64.

Please note, if joining on the phone you will only be able to listen to the verbal presentation. You will not be able to ask questions or view the supporting presentation slides.