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Glaucoma, Cornea and Cataract Lectures (Two CET/CPD Points)

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5:30pm - Registration and Refreshments


6.00pm - Glaucoma - Managing a chronic eye disease in the 21st Century

Abstract: Ms. Laura Crawley is a glaucoma specialist, in this session she will explore the role of updated laser treatments in the management of raised eye pressure, including Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) in the primary management of raised eye pressure including comparisons with the latest formulation of pressure-lowering topical treatment and quality of life for glaucoma patients.

Learning objectives:

  • Reviewing the Light Trial outcomes for SLT as a primary pressure lowering treatment and the impact on quality of life for glaucoma patients.

  • An update on the latest technology & evidence for Micro shunt devices and pressure control in glaucoma.

  • Using Micropulse diode for more advanced glaucoma with its enhanced safety profile.


6.45pm - Chemical Eye Burns

Abstract: Mr Sajjad Ahmad is a corneal specialist and scientist who looks after patients with dry eyes, corneal dystrophies, keratoconus and also rarer conditions including chemical injuries. Chemical burns are increasingly being seen in deliberate assaults and can result in a devastating loss of vision and pain. This lecture is about the management of acute chemical eye burns and the use of stem cells. He has a PhD in Stem Cell Biology and has developed novel stem cell therapy for chemical burns.

Learning Objectives:

  • The emergence of chemical assaults.

  • First aid/early management of chemical eye injury.

  • The outcome of severe injuries: Stem cell therapies for corneal blindness from chemical eye injuries.

  • Loss of stem cells to the surface of the eye and blindness.

7.30pm: Cataract - Everything you need to know

Abstract: Mr Khan is an experienced cataract surgeon who performs over 600 cataracts a year. In the UK, 25% of the population will develop symptomatic cataracts by the age of 75 years, creating a significant socio-economic impact. Many of these elderly people are active and want to regain their vision and maintain their lifestyles for another 20 years. Understanding the patient’s need for cataract surgery and when to perform surgery is vital. Mr Khan will also update on surgical techniques and the intra-ocular lens types available. Video of surgery will be shown.

Learning Objectives

  • The main symptoms of cataract.

  • Types and causes of cataract.

  • Preparing for cataract surgery.

  • Performing cataract surgery.

  • Managing the patient after cataract surgery.

8.30 to 9.30pm - Buffet Dinner, Refreshments, and Networking





For more information please contact:
Clinica London
Tel: 0207 935 7990
Email: secretary@clinicalondon.co.uk
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