CEV members will be speaking at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress in Liverpool, 23rd May 2017

L to R: Richard Wormald, Kay Dickersin, Gianni Virgil, Jennifer Evans
Date: Tuesday 23rd May 2017.
Location: Hall 12

Title: Good evidence for good health care- How to tell if its good

Chair: Mr Richard Wormald, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
09.00-09.10 Introduction – Systematic reviews – are they really the best source of evidence? Mr Richard Wormald, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London

09.10-09.25 How did evidence based ophthalmology get where it is today and where are the challenges ahead? Kay Dickersin, Professor of Epidemiology, Director of the Center for Clinical Trials and Evidence Synthesis at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

09.25-09.40 Evidence changing practice in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy Professor Gianni Virgili, Associate Professor, University of Florence

09.40-09.55 Do antioxidant supplements work for early Age Related Macula Degeneration? Thoughts on an incoherent evidence base Dr Jenny Evans, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

09.55-10.00 Discussion and questions