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


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

This lecture will discuss how to investigate suspicious lumps and bumps on the eyelids in optometric practice to differentiate between those that can be managed in practice and those that need referring to the hospital eye service. It will cover relevant points in history taking, how to examine the lids, how to recognise potentially malignant lesions and when referral is required.

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand how to systematically examine the eyelids with a slit lamp to investigate eyelid pathology
  • To be able to recognise the various types of eyelid pathology and differentiate between benign and malignant lesions
  • To be able to understand when referral is required for suspicious eyelid lumps and bumps.

This piece of CET is approved for Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians


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