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At Visionstryt we specialise in distance learning. Our website offers dozens of CPD points across all competencies with new modules being added every month. Whether you are an Optometrist or an Optical Dispenser, our website offers you a wide range of CPD content just for you.
This article provides an overview of ocular emergencies and their key clinical features.
Making Accurate GOS Claims
This article focuses on four different scenarios involving challenging NHS claims.
Resolving health inequalities for homeless and vulnerable people
Turning strategy into action
This article discusses the barriers faced by homeless people in accessing eye care, the prevalence of uncorrected refractive error and pathology and the difference an eye examination can make to this vulnerable population.
Working safely as a locum
This article will highlight some of the practical and clinical issues locums may face and suggest solutions to mitigate them so you can practice safely and confidently.
Ensuring Contact Lens Compliance
This article will discuss the most common non-compliance factors for contact lens wearers and the associated consequences.
Free-form progressive powered lenses
Improving outcomes and reducing mistakes
This article describes the considerations that need to be made when dispensing free-form progressive powered lenses and how to reduce non-tolerance in practice.
Seeing beyond the eyes
This article discusses the non-medical referrals that eye care practitioners should make to ensure low vision patients receive appropriate support to maintain their independence and well-being.
Managing Myopia in Practice
This presentation highlights the prevalence of myopia and its association with ocular conditions. The lecture draws upon the most recent research to discuss myopia management strategies, including multifocal lenses and orthokeratology.
A guide to low vision in practice
This article discusses the prevalence of low vision in the UK and provides guidance on assessing low vision patients. In addition, the various visual aids that can be dispensed, including traditional magnifiers and modern options are discussed.
First Things First
Overcoming Communication Barriers
This article will review the communication barriers that exist during the early stages of a consultation and discuss alternative strategies for overcoming these.
Meeting the needs of our presbyopic patients
This article will provide an introduction to presbyopia and discuss management options, including spectacle, contact lens and surgical correction.
Is small incision lenticular extraction really something to SMILE about?
This article will cover the history of modern refractive surgery and describe the SMILE procedure.
Glaucoma: Diagnosis, Referral Guidance and Management
This article will review the revised NICE guidance for referral and management of glaucoma patients.
Cataract and the NICE Guidelines
In October 2017, The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published new guidance on the management of cataracts in adults.
Getting Started with Myopia Control
This lecture is ideal for anyone considering myopia control.
Dispensing Essentials CET Article
This CET article was written to accompany a peer review session.
Myopia Control: A Practical and Evidence Based Optical Approach
As seen in the January 2017 Issue of etCETera. Login or register to access this CET article.
Who, why, where and what to do?
Acanthamoeba Keratitis is a devastating eye infection which in developed countries most commonly occurs in contact lens wearers. Consultant Ophthalmologist Deepa Anijeet will summarise key concepts such as risk factors, diagnosis and treatment of Acanthamoeba Keratitis. It will also highlight key areas of research that offer hope for sufferers.
Dementia: understanding the needs of patients in a clinical setting
This session explores the particular difficulties that people with dementia have with their vision.
Myopia Control - the current thinking within the profession and evidence based management
Clinical intervention strategies now allow the optometrist to slow the progression of myopia and effectively reduce the risk of developing associated ocular pathology instead of merely correcting the myopic refraction.
Low vision in the 21st Century in optometric practice
This lecture will consider the changing prevalence of eye disease and what that could mean to the patient base in optometric practices in future.
Let's Face It: Impairments of Face Perception for Eye-Care Professionals
Faces are among the most important objects that our visual system recognises.
How to Manage Dry Eye in Practice
Dry eye is a very common problem potentially affecting up to 30% of our patients.
Driving Vision and Road Safety
This presentation will discuss the communication techniques required when explaining this to the patient, their relatives and other professionals.
The Secret to Successful Multifocal Fitting - Preserving Binocularity
Jonathan Walker will explain the considerations and techniques which should be employed in the fitting of multifocal contact lenses, paying particular attention to sensory dominance and the maintenance of binocularity.
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
Teifi James will discuss the contemporary management of MGD and associated Evaporative Dry Eye.
Putting the latest research on comfort into practice
Putting the latest research on comfort into practice Filmed live at Eyecare 2014 Peter Ivins
Contact lenses for children: an unmet need for the child and the practitioner
Contact lenses for children: an unmet need for the child and the practitioner Bruce Evans Filmed at Optrafair 2014
Lenses for Modern Lifestyles
Lenses for Modern Lifestyles by Andrew Saunders, recorded at Optrafair 2014
Integrating technology in AMD screening: Part 2
This lecture is the second in a two part series on how modern technology can be integrated into everyday practice.
Integrating technology in AMD screening: Part 1
Peter Ivins, Dr Frank Eperjesi and Craig McArthur discuss the detection and management options for AMD that are available to ECPs in practice.
Low Vision - The Best Job in Optics, Part 2.
Is Low Vision the best job in optics? Gil Smith draws on his extensive experience in this field to argue that it is a very rewarding aspect of optometric practice.
Kids, Teens & Contact Lenses
In this presentation tips will be given for handling the child patient, and the benefits of contact lenses for both child and parent are explained.
AMD - Reducing Risk and Incidence
This video was filmed live at Eyecare 3000 Glasgow 2011
Eyecare for the Developing World
David Yorstan examines the scale of blindness globally, and the most common causes of avoidable blindness in the developing world.
Meibomian and Me
Brian Thompkins discusses the latest examination techniques and methods of diagnosing dry eye.
An In-Depth Look at 3D Technology
Professor David Thomson takes an in-depth look at 3D technology and a variety of symptoms that may be associated with viewing such displays.