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 Addventure in learning

Add-venture In Learning is a registered charity which organises residential breaks for visually impaired adults who have a thirst for learning and enjoy socialising with other like-minded people. The organisation is run by a volunteer committee of both sighted and visually impaired people.

The courses are held in different parts of the country. A sighted guide assists each visually impaired person and guide dogs are welcome. Accommodation can vary from hotels to outdoor centres or university halls.

Participants must make their own way to the venue, but these are not usually far from a railway station. Course content varies according to the topic and may include talks and associated visits.

If you are interested in attending any of the breaks or would like to go on our mailing list then please contact Isobell on 07731 867931 phillipsisobell@yahoo.ie or Barbara on 01460 281226 mrickitt@hotmail.com .

You may like to visit our website:
www.add-ventureinlearning.org.uk

We would love to hear from you.

 

 Eye Condition Talk at OAB

As mentioned in Colin’s introduction, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Mr Gurjeet Jutley has kindly offered to present a number of talks at OAB about eye conditions.

On Friday 15th June from 2pm to 3.30pm, Mr Jutley will be speaking about Glaucoma. If you would like to attend, please do give Colin a call. But hurry, places are limited. Here are some details of Mr Jutley’s credentials:

Mr Jutley is a Consultant Ophthalmic surgeon at the Oxford Eye Hospital, with sub-specialty interest in glaucoma, trauma and complex cataract surgery. He completed ophthalmology training in the prestigious North Thames deanery, including five years at both Moorfields and Western Eye hospitals.

He is a lecturer at the University College London Ophthalmology MSc, author of the popular textbook ‘Ophthalmology at a glance’ and sets exams for the International Council of Ophthalmology. He has multiple international presentations, textbook chapters, peer-reviewed publications and has won five post-graduate prizes, including the Ethicon scholarship.

He is the lead for glaucoma at the Eye Hospital, offering minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation laser treatments. Mr Jutley provides services for cataract surgery, medical management of glaucoma, laser treatments for glaucoma, conventional glaucoma surgery (including both trabeculectomy and tube surgeries) and MIGS.