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YO X NEXUS HOSPITALS: Corneal Foreign Body Workshop 2023

  • 6 Feb 2023
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Kogarah Private Hospital
  • 2


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Here we go again by popular demand our much anticipated corneal foreign body removal workshop for 2023!

In collaboration with Nexus Hospitals, we are fortunate to have ophthalmologists Dr. Cheryl Au and Dr. Michael Rossiter-Thornton  lead us in a clinical skills night with a focus on foreign body removal.

Dr Cheryl Au is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon, who subspecialises in medical retina. She specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions and other macular and retinal conditions. Read more of her bio here

Dr. Michael Rossiter-Thornton is an experienced anterior segment and cataract surgeon, and general ophthalmologist. He offers comprehensive care for all aspects of ophthalmic health, including eyelid and corneal disorders, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy and iStent insertion. Read more of his bio here.

The night will compose of presentations by Dr. Au and Dr. Rossiter-Thornton followed by clinical sessions where you will get hands-on experience in foreign body removal, with the guidance of Dr. Au and Dr. Rossiter-Thornton. There will be a break session in between where food and drinks will be provide.

This is not an event you want to miss - we hope the casual atmosphere will empower you to not only build on your clinical skills but to network with your fellow colleagues and Nexus Hospital's ophthalmologists.

 A certificate of attendance will be provided at the conclusion of the event. 

Cost:  Free for YO full members!

Food and Drinks will be provided

Free Parking Available at Kogarah Library Entrance on Darby Street

Register by Monday 30th of January, spots are very limited so get in quick!

This in-person event abides by COVID-19 safety guidelines. Mask wearing will be required during the event, we encourage you to bring along a KN95 or N95 mask. We also ask that you do not attend the event if you're feeling sick or unwell on the day. Please advise us ASAP by emailing

Special thank you to CooperVision for their unwavering support of Young Optometrists for making these events happen! 

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