CET in a fun informative environment. Myopia and Mites
Lecture 1. Myopia Care / Control
Highlighting 'new' information and management of child myopia. Myopia care is a game changer in Optometry. Up to the minute evidence of the scientific causes and possible/practical approach to management of child myopia to reduce sight threatening consequences of Myopia. Every Dioptre Counts and increase the lifetime risk of retinal pathologies. We have a duty of care to inform the public and use soft or OrthoK contact lenses as part of a Control Strategy of child and youth myopia.
Lecture 2. Demodex is out there and impacting Lids Lashes and Lubricity.
Undiagnosed and creaping up on us. It is impacting on ocular health and a cause of dry eye. The incidence in the general population is thought to be in excess of 25% whilst in the 70 year old it is almost 100%.
Q1. So why havent I seen it? Because we havent been looking. Twerk, twist and treat.
Q2. What do we need to do about it? It is a significant part of dry eye disease and cause of ocular inflammation. Effective treatment plans are being devleoped be an early adopter.
Take home... do something ... make a difference .... be an innovator and differentiate you clinical practice.