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Right diagnosis for Blepharoptosis: a Masterclass for GPs and Optometrists

Clinica London

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 from 18:00 to 20:00 (GMT)

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Experienced Oculoplastic Surgeon Jane Olver gives an insight into Blepharoptosis - the importance of getting the diagnosis right. 

The presentation covers the following points:

  • It is important to bear in mind that a blepharoptosis can be the presenting sign of a serious life-threatening systemic disorder - it may not be just another droopy eyelid
  • The upper eyelid must be everted and the superior fornix examined as part of the physical examination of a patient
  • An optometrist should appreciate the risk of blepharoptosis associated with contact lens wear
  • The examining clinician should be able to differentiate a true blepharoptosis from a pseudoblepharoptosis 
  • A history of botulinum toxin injections should always be sought from a patient presenting with a blepharoptosis 
  • Myasthenia is the cause of an acquired blepharoptosis until proven otherwise

About Ms Jane Olver, BSc, MB, BS, DO, FRCS, FRCOphth - Eyelid and lacrimal specialist consultant ophthalmic surgeon.

Jane Olver has been a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon at Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust, London, since 1994. Jane Olver founded Clinica London in March 2008 with the aim of providing a rapid access, high quality, private Eye Clinic. Since August 2014, she has worked full time at Clinica London after resigning from the NHS. She is the Medical Director of Clinica London.

Jane Olver description

Jane Olver is trained as an eye surgeon. She works both as a general ophthalmologist and a specialist in oculoplastic, eyelid, lacrimal and cosmetic surgery. Jane runs the aesthetic medicine and surgery side of Clinica London as well as seeing many patients with eye, eyelid and tear duct problems.

At Clinica London Jane Olver does small medical and surgical treatments in an out-patient setting including incision of eyelid chalazia, injections of Filler and Botulinum Toxin A, Intraceuticals and Ulthera non-surgical facial and peri-orbital rejuvenation. She does not do surgical brow lifting. Larger surgeries such as eyelid ptosis blepharoplasty are performed as a day case at Clinica London and tear duct surgeries requiring general anaesthetic are done at the London Clinic and the Harley Street Clinic. Jane Olver specialises in endoscopic lacrimal surgery for watering eyes in adults and children.

The evening commences at 18:00 with food provided by Ottolenghi to welcome you. We'll begin the presentation at 18:30 with a short Q & A session afterwards followed by networking and drinks.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
We're holding the event at our clinic on Harley Street. There is metred parking on the street and a parkade nearby. We suggest you take public transport. The closest Underground stations are Baker Street, Bond Street and Regent's Park.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please contact 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.

Do you have questions about Right diagnosis for Blepharoptosis: a Masterclass for GPs and Optometrists? Contact Clinica London

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Clinica London
140 Harley Street
W1G 7LB London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 from 18:00 to 20:00 (GMT)

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Clinica London

Clinica London is a clean, calm, professional and quality clinic, offering expertise for most of the sub-specialities of ophthalmologyaesthetic 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.

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