San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Glaucoma Specialist Laura Crawley will discuss eye casualities and the loss of vision.
The presentation covers the following points:
- Painful vs Painless visual loss - The Red flags with each
- Vascular causes- Arterial and venous occlusions and what tests are helpful in primary care to ensure optimum management
- Inflammatory vision loss - The role of steroids in optic neuritis
- Flashing lights and floaters - When to refer
- Retinal vs Vitreous detachment - How are they different and why does it matter?
- Reversible causes of visual loss where reassurance is key and routine clinic appointments appropriate.
About Ms Laura Crawley BSc (Hons), MB ChB (Hons) MRCP, FRCOphth GMC.
Laura Crawley is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Clinica London with a special interest in treating patients with glaucoma and cataract.
She is very experienced in treating glaucoma, and has published extensively in scientific journals and on medical education. She does many emergency operations at the Charing Cross and Western Eye Hospitals for the NHS.
At the Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust since April 2014, she does clinics and surgery at Western Eye Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital.
At Clinica London she is responsible for glaucoma patients and glaucoma patients with cataracts. She also sees patients with general and emergency eye problems and carries out routine and urgent surgeries at Clinica London.
Ms Crawley qualified at the University of Bristol in 1999, winning the Gold medal and Suple prize for medicine and surgery. Having completed her physician training in Bristol she undertook Ophthalmology training in Oxford and continued training in London at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Imperial College NHS Trust, at the Western Eye Hospital where she did a two year fellowship specialising in Glaucoma.
Laura Crawley won the Alcon Glaucoma prize in 2009, the West London Research Medal 2011 and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ Treacher Collins Prize in 2012.
Ms Crawley’s research is focused on topical glaucoma treatments and their effect on the ocular surface, endocyclophotocoagulation for glaucoma, primary eye care strategies, complex glaucoma surgery and post-operative management. She has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and is author of the Medical Student Eye Book called “Ophthalmology at a Glance” and its second edition published in 2014.
The evening commences at 18:00 with food provided by the local Chandos House in the Duchess Room. We'll begin the presentation at 18:45 in the Duke Room with a short Q & A session afterwards followed by networking and drinks. The lecture will finish by 8 pm.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
We're holding the event at the Chandos House. The nearest car park is Q-park Harley Street. We suggest you take public transport. Chandos House is in central London and within easy walking distance of three Underground stations. The closest of these is Oxford Circus. The other two are Bond Street and Great Portland Street.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have. You can also call us on 020 3773 7984.
Are there any credits available for this lecture?
There are 2 CPD / CET points are available for this lecture.
When & Where
Clinica London is a clean, calm, professional and quality clinic, offering expertise for most of the sub-specialities of ophthalmology, aesthetic and medical dermatology. Miss Olver, who founded the clinic in 2008, wants Clinica London to be the best private eye clinic in London, though not necessarily the biggest. Clinica London is Harley Street’s Private Skin and Eye Clinic at 140 Harley Street, London, with a vision for excellence in all that we do.