World Orthoptic Day at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital
Monday 2nd June 2014 is World Orthoptic Day. This is an annual
event which raises awareness of the orthoptic profession and to
promote the activities of orthoptists locally, nationally, and
Orthoptics is the study or treatment of irregularities of
the eyes, especially those of the eye muscles that prevent normal
The day marks the unity of the Orthoptic
community around the world.
an opportunity to recognise the work that orthoptists
do for their patients and the ophthalmic
The Orthoptic department at MREH has a stand in the
atrium today, with lots of information and members of staff to chat
to about orthoptics and answer any questions you may have.