Watch back: condition-specific webinar (two)

Watch back our second condition-specific webinar focusing on:

  • Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON)
  • Optic atrophy
  • Glaucoma

These educational sessions are an extension of our Retina 2020 program and would normally, pre Covid-19, have taken place in person at Public Engagement Day.


Welcome, Kevin Whelan, CEO, Fighting Blindness

Research update
Prof Jane Farrar, School of Genetics and Microbiology, Trinity College Dublin

Clinical update – LHON and optic atrophy
Prof Lorraine Cassidy, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital

Clinical update – glaucoma
Prof Colm O’Brien, Professor of Ophthalmology and Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the UCD Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Capturing the prevalence and experiences of Charles Bonnet Syndrome in Ireland
Dr Alison Reynolds, University College Dublin

Overview of genetics and inheritance
Jackie Turner, Genetic Counsellor, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

This session was kindly sponsored by Roche.