We’ve compiled a list of our favourite ophthalmologist podcasts to keep you up to date with industry news and the newest features in the eye care world. Even niche subjects such as optometry have hundreds of podcast offerings covering every aspect of the industry, from pathologies to devices. Below is our 4 recommended podcasts to improve your ophthalmologic knowledge.


  • Eye to Eye – The Royal College of Ophthalmologists[1]

The College works in collaboration with the Ophthalmologists in Training Group to create this podcast which is bi-monthly. It features interviews with researchers on papers, analysis of the latest developments in ophthalmology and updates from the College. The average podcast is about 20 minutes long. Eye to Eye is hosted by ophthalmology trainee Sunil Mamtora and features ophthalmologists and other healthcare professionals sharing their knowledge from around the world.

You can listen to the podcasts on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud or directly on the RCO website.


  • Eye Research Matters – Fight for Sight[2]

Eye Research Matters is the Fight for Sight podcast exploring the personal stories of people with sight loss and the latest breakthroughs in eye research. In each episode, they speak to a different researcher or supporter about their fight for sight. These can vary from glaucoma, AMD or how Covid-19 can affect eyesight.

You can listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or on the Fight for Sight website.


  • Ophthalmology for Medical Students – BUOS[3]


The British Undergraduate Ophthalmology Society Has Dr Brendan Conin’s audio book ‘Ophthalmology for Medical Students’ as handy short podcasts available on their website. It covers subjects such as examination techniques and the correct tools to use for detecting a whole host of pathologies.

You can listen to the podcasts on Spotify or on the BUOS website.


  • EyePod – Ophthalmology Times[4]

Ophthalmology Times engages with key opinion leaders in interviews about the latest innovations in the areas of surgery, clinical diagnosis, pharmaceutical advancements, research, and technology, plus practice management. With 1 or 2 podcasts a month this is a popular podcast covering America and Europe.

You can listen on Soundcloud and the Ophthalmology Times website.




[1] https://www.rcophth.ac.uk/standards-publications-research/eye-to-eye-podcast/

[2] https://www.fightforsight.org.uk/news-and-articles/podcast/

[3] http://buos.co.uk/learning/podcasts/

[4] https://www.ophthalmologytimes.com/podcasts