Welcome to…

The UK Eye Genetics Group (UK-EGG) was set up in December 2002 for ophthalmic clinicians and clinical geneticists with a specialist interest and expertise in ophthalmic genetics, to keep up to date in the field of clinical ophthalmic genetics which is a rapidly evolving specialty. The aims of the group are to disseminate the following information:

  • NHS initiatives in ophthalmic genetics and relevant funding
  • Centers offering molecular genetic analysis
  • Update of current research in ophthalmic genetics
  • Provide a forum for interaction between clinicians and scientists
  • Share research in applied fields
  • Open discussion group

The UK-EGG 2018 Meeting –
Submission date for Abstracts extended…

Members can now submit Abstracts until 14th September   Abstract Submission Form

Book Now – UK-EGG 2018 Meeting


Birmingham Children’s Hospital – Thursday, 1st November, 2018 – 9.00am to 5.30pm

Book places for the UK-EGG 2018 Meeting via our Eventbrite page: BOOK NOW


The UK EYE Genetics Group (UK-EGG) 2018 Meeting


Birmingham Children’s Hospital – Thursday, 1st November, 2018 – 9.00am to 5.30pm

Members can now submit Abstracts and Posters for Presentation:

Download Links UK-EGG Birmingham 2018 Leaflet   Abstract Submission Form

2018 Meeting – Keynote Speaker Announced…

Prof Robert MacLaren

Confirmed Keynote speaker is Professor Robert McClaren


We are delighted to announce that the 2018 meeting will be held at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Check out our ‘Breaking News‘ page for more details.

12th Annual Meeting of UK-EGG

Meeting Report by Georgina Hall, Outgoing Chair UK-EGG

Available NOW:

HD Screencasts from our recent highly-successful Joint UK-EGG and ISGEDR Meeting are available NOW.

To give you a flavour of the meeting, here is our Montage Video:

Access to the screencasts is on a Members Only password-protected page:


To view the screencasts you will need a password, which should have been sent to you recently. Contact either of the following: Susan Downes susan.downes@ouh.nhs.uk Catherine Willis catherine.willis@uhs.nhs.uk or Stuart Ingram stuart.ingram@cmft.nhs.uk if you haven’t received your password.