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—A meeting on current information on surgery and treatment of anterior segment and retinal disease will be held June 17-19, 1982, in Anchorage, Alaska. The meeting will be organized by the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa, and the Alaska Ophthalmological Society. For further information, contact Center for Conferences and Institutes, University of Iowa, Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City, IA 52242.
—The Blaydes Foundation will present a course entitled "Phacoemulsification-Extracapsular-Posterior Chamber Implant," May 21-22, 1982, Bluefield, Wva. For further information, contact J. Elliott Blaydes, MD, Frederick and Woodland, Bluefield, WV 24701.
—New members of the National Advisory Eye Council have been appointed as of Jan 1, 1982. They are as follows: Mr William C. Conner, Fort Worth, Tex, founder of Alcon Laboratories Inc; Stephen J. Ryan, MD, Los Angeles; and Torsten Wiesel, MD, PhD, Boston, the 1981 Nobel Prize winner for medicine and physiology.
News and Comment. Arch Ophthalmol. 1982;100(4):669-670. doi:10.1001/archopht.1982.01030030673037