CET Theatre

Optrafair is proud to be at the forefront of optical thinking and practice. There are multiple opportunities to obtain interactive CET points by taking part in the 2018 programme of lectures, seminars and presentations.

Sessions will feature information and advice from leading educators, business minds and researchers and will also be packed with discussion and debate. Free to attend, the CET Theatre lecture programme is available to book now.

DAY 1 - 14th April 2018

Myopia versus Obesity: A tale of pandemic proportions

09:30-10:30

Professor James Loughman, Phd FAOI, Clinical and Research Director for Ocuco - 1 Interactive CET Point

Smoothing out a bumpy ride in oculoplastics: lid lumps and bumps, when to treat and when to refer

11:00-12:00

Raj Das-Bhaumik, consultant ophthalmologist and ophthalmic plastic surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital: 1 interative CET Point

What do we know about blue light?

12:30-13:30

Professor John Marshall and Professor James Wolffsohn: 2 interactive CET Points

Dry Eye and current treatments

14:00-15:00

Mr Nicholas Dash, optometrist and dry eye specialist, Midland Eye

Question time - MECS or Specs? The future of optics

15:30-16:30

Paul Morris, director of Pressional Advancement, Specsavers; Ranjit Sandhu, consultant ophthalmologist; Janet Pooley, optometric advisor, Scottish Government; Richard Whittington, chief operating officer, LOC Support Unit; Clive Marchant, vice president, ABDO; Dan Scott FBDO, Locum Dispensing Optician: 1 interactive CET Point

DAY 2 - 15th April 2018

Prescribing for the accommodative demands of screen addiction

09:30-10:30

Dr Thomas Gosling OD, optometrist: 1 interactive CET Point

Advancements in the measurement of macular pigment

11:00-12:00

Professor John Nolan BSc, PhD, Chair (Professor of Human Nutrition): 1 interactive CET Point

OCTA: A practical guide in evaluating patients with retinal diseases

12:30-13:30

Mr Nishal Patel MD FRCOPHTH, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Medical Retina Specialist, East Kent Hospitals University Foundation NHS Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer at Kings College London School of Medicine: 1 interactive CET Point

Putting DEWS II into Action

14:00-15:00

Saj Khan MB BS; FRCSEd(Ophth), Consultant Ophthalmologist - 1 interactive CET Point

To refer or not to refer. That is the question

15:30-16:30

Simon Browning B.Sc. (Hons.) MCOptom; Dr Aires Lobo, clinical director, Moorfields Eye Unit at Bedford Hospital and Clinical Lead - Bedfordshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme: 1 interactive CET Point

DAY 3 - 16th April 2018

Are you fit to practise?

09:30-10:30

Peter Charlesworth, optometrist and managing director, Eyecare: 3 interactive CET Points

The lens and methods of improving sight post cataract surgery

11:00-12:00

Professor Barbara Pierscionek, Nottingham Trent University: 1 interactive CET Point

Automatic computer screening for diabetic retinopathy & glaucoma

12:30-13:30

Dr Yalin Zheng, University of Liverpool: 1 interactive CET Point

What do we need to know in order to support healthy ageing in the eye?

14:00-15:00

Dr Lisa Chakrabarti, University of Nottingham: 1 interactive CET point

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