I provide teaching material for medical students, trainee doctors, optometrists and nurses. I also provide video tutorials of operations that are primarily aimed at Eye surgeons in training but may also be of interest to patients.
Powerpoint slides (on SlideShare)
All you need to know about AMD and the OCT but were afraid to ask (aimed at optometrists) click this link
Elderly eyes (talk to geriatric medicine doctors) click this link
Macular degeneration treatments (an update for orthoptists) click this link
Find out more about your surgeon, Peter Simcock
My blog will keep you up to date with developments in the world of eye surgery and also on my schedule of teaching and training events for patients, optometrists and trainee doctors.
Mr Peter Simcock MB ChB DO FRCP FRCS FRCOphth trained at three prestigious teaching hospitals, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
Mr Peter Simcock is highly regarded by his fellow Consultants in the region as a reliable and authoritative second opinion on complicated and difficult cataract and retinal cases.
Mr Peter Simcock was the first eye surgeon in the UK to pioneer the use of a “no or limited posture” technique in the treatment of macular holes with a scientific publication in 2000.
Mr Peter Simcock is renowned for his teaching ability and has trained doctors from around the world. He has published 3 books and has 45 scientific articles in peer reviewed journals.
Mr Peter Simcock's dedication to NHS work has resulted in being awarded a national clinical excellence award in 2009 and renewed in 2014 for services over and above what is contractually required.
Patient feedback is vital in order to improve the service. All patients have feedback forms given and Exeter Eye at Admiral House publishes patient reported outcomes on a quarterly basis.
At Exeter Eye all cataract surgery data is captured on an electronic patient record called Medisight and this facilitates continuous audit on outcomes such as improvement in vision and complication rates
I provide teaching material for Medical Students, Eye Doctors, Optometrists and Patients in the form of videos and powerpoint slides. There will be some video material of operations I have performed.