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Below you will find a range of recorded lectures and discussion workshops delivered by eye care experts that you can enjoy online!

Some recorded lectures are worth 1 CET point and these are approved for optometrists and dispensing opticians. Some of the lectures are also CPD approved for Consultant Ophthalmologists and other eye care doctors.  In order to qualify for the CET point, you must watch the full length of the recorded video and answer the MCQ questions at the end.

Age Macular Degeneration

AMD – Community schemes in practice

Register now for our upcoming webinar on the topic of AMD – Community schemes in practice delivered by Mr. Mike Horler, Mike Horler is the Optometry director at Specsavers Brighton and also works as a Head of EOS for Specsavers group, where he is the architect/co author of their OCT clinical training. Alongside this, Mike also works as a specialist optometrist in AMD at Sussex Eye Hospital. Register your interest to receive the link to this video once released by emailing jameskelly@scopeeyecare.com. Please include your job title and hospital/practice name.

What has lockdown done to our eyes?

The Home Office Hangover

This presentation will consider the increase in symptoms of dry eye and blepharitis that clinicians are hearing since the start of the lockdown and discuss the possible reasons. It will consider the link between blepharitis and dry eye and encourage practitioners to proactively question patients for symptoms in addition to looking for signs. It will include a review of currently available management options, including new novel formulations so that we can continue to offer the best advice and recommendations to patients in order to effectively manage blepharitis and dry eye.

 

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Common Ocular Conditions

Managing them in Primary Care

Register now for our upcoming webinar Managing Common Ocular Conditions in Primary Care with expert speakers Professor Ahmed Sadiq & Matthew Jinkinson. The vast majority of ocular disease can easily be managed in primary care given appropriate training, equipment and medications. This lecture will highlight diagnosis based on a symptoms approach, which symptoms and signs are important in reaching a diagnosis, as well as the main treatments for these disorders.

 

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Dry Eye Disease

Effectively managing patients in the community

Register now for our upcoming webinar Dry Eye Disease: Effectively managing patients in the community. Speakers Mr. Darshan Negandhi and Miss Sharmina Khan will be looking at ways to manage patients more effectively in the community and when to refer/not to refer. This one is not to be missed.

 

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Red Eyes in Primary Care

Primary Care Causes of Red Eye and When to Refer

 

Watch our webinar on the topic of  Common Eye Conditions in Primary Care – Causes of Red Eye and when to refer  delivered by Ms. Bita Manzouri – Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Eye Casualty Lead at Queen’s Hospital, Romford. , In this webinar Ms. Manzouri brings the audience through an overview of  common eye conditions seen in primary care and when to refer patients onto secondary care.

 

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Red Eyes

Red Eyed Match Stick Men

Watch our webinar on the topic of Red Eyed Match stick Men delivered by Mr. Manoj Kulshreshtha, In this webinar Mr. Kulshreshtha brings the audience through an overview of various different eye conditions and the best management treatments for each.

 

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Patients with blepharitis

Why do we keep failing in patients with blepharitis?

Watch our webinar on the topic of Why do we keep failing patients with blepharitis? delivered by Mr. Saj Khan, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Medical Lead at Scope Eyecare. Register your interest to receive the link to this video once released by emailing jameskelly@scopeeyecare.com. Please include your job title and hospital/practice name.

 

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Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitus

Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis in Paediatrics; Causes, symptoms & treatments

In this presentation Samer Hamada, consultant ophthalmologist and corneal surgeon, discusses how to diagnose allergic conjunctivitis in paediatric patients and what treatments are available. Conventional and non-conventional therapies are discussed along with when and how to use them. Management of complications associated with allergic conjunctivitis is also covered.

 

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Blepharitis & MGD Round Table

Blepharitis & MGD: Cross discipline perspectives on diagnosis and management for the best patient outcomes

This panel discussion discusses with experts coming from different working environments so gives an opportunity to cover a wide breath of presentations of blepharitis and MGD as well as their management approaches.

Objectives to the session
To better understand:
1. Diagnosis
2. Prevalence
3. Communication
4. Management
5. Development of an appropriate service

 

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Age Macular Degeneration

Ocular nutrition, Front to back

This lecture by Saj Khan will provide an overview of the published literature on the role of nutritional supplementation in maintaining ocular health, with a particular focus on treatment for ocular surface disease and age-related macular degeneration . The results of the AREDS studies are discussed with their implications for clinical practice, and what advice we should be giving to patients.

 

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Allergic Eyes

Allergic Eyes: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

 

Ocular allergy is a common occurrence in practice, often giving patients significant symptoms especially in the coming spring and summer months. Colin Davidson FCOptom Dip TP (IP) will consider the clinical signs and symptoms of ocular allergy to enable effective identification, and differentiation from other ocular surface diseases.

 

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Lean Cataract Surgery

Lean Cataract Surgery – Does this mean missing tea break?

 

 

With an ageing population, there is increased demand for cataract surgery, and this is expected to significantly increase over the next 20 years. This presents a need to evaluate current processes, and understand what improvements can be made to ensure that this demand is met with good patient outcomes.

In this presentation, Paul Mullaney, consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Sligo University Hospital, introduces the concept of lean cataract surgery. Each stage of the patient pathway is discussed, including referral processes, pre-operative assessment and follow-up.

 

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Dry Eye Practice 3 Years On

TFOS DEWS II: Dry Eye Practice 3 Years On

 

The TFOS DEWS II report was published in July 2017. In this presentation Professor James Wolffsohn, from Aston University, discusses the impact that this report has had on clinical practice. Professor Wolffsohn also discusses what has changed in the past 3 years with regards to definition and classification, diagnosis and management of ocular surface disease.

 

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Dry Eye Disease Course 1

DEWS II Expert Insights for Dry Eye Disease Course 1

The DEWS II report, published in 2017, is the most comprehensive report covering the definition, diagnosis and management of dry eye disease to date. The report and its executive summary contain useful advice for clinicians on identifying, classifying and treating patients suffering from dry eye disease. In November 2017, five leading optometrists and ophthalmologists from the UK and Ireland met in Dublin for a round table event, hosted by Scope, to discuss the DEWS II report; its implications for the future of dry eye disease diagnosis and treatment; and strategies for greater awareness among optometrists, ophthalmologists, GPs, pharmacists, and the general public.

In this first of a series of four courses we present a summary of the findings of the panel, including a video of the round table discussion summary session from November 2017

 

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Dry Eye Disease Course 2

TFOS DEWS II: Expert Insights for Adopting Best Practice in Dry Eye Disease. Definition and Classification – Course 2

The DEWS II report, published in 2017, is the most comprehensive report covering the definition, diagnosis and management of dry eye disease (DED) to date. The report and its executive summary contain useful advice for clinicians on identifying, classifying and treating patients suffering from dry eye disease. In November 2017, five leading optometrists and ophthalmologists from the UK and Ireland met in Dublin for a roundtable event, hosted by Scope, to discuss the DEWS II report; its implications for the future of dry eye disease diagnosis and treatment; and strategies for greater awareness among optometrists, ophthalmologists, GPs, pharmacists, and the general public.

In this second of a series of four courses the panel discusses the definition and classification of DED from the DEWSII report and looks at the benefits of following the protocol to improve patient outcomes.

 

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Dry Eye Disease Course 3

TFOS DEWS II: Expert Insights for Adopting Best Practice in Dry Eye Disease. Diagnosis – Course 3

The DEWS II report, published in 2017, is the most comprehensive report covering the definition, diagnosis and management of dry eye disease (DED) to date. The report and its executive summary contain useful advice for clinicians on identifying, classifying and treating patients suffering from dry eye disease. In November 2017, five leading optometrists and ophthalmologists from the UK and Ireland met in Dublin for a roundtable event, hosted by Scope, to discuss the DEWS II report; its implications for the future of dry eye disease diagnosis and treatment; and strategies for greater awareness among optometrists, ophthalmologists, GPs, pharmacists, and the general public.

In this third of a series of four courses the panel discusses the diagnostic methodology contained in the DEWSII report and its usefulness as a clinical tool.

 

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Dry Eye Disease Course 4

TFOS DEWS II: Expert Insights for Adopting Best Practice in Dry Eye Disease. Management and Therapy – Course 4

The DEWS II report, published in 2017, is the most comprehensive report covering the definition, diagnosis and management of dry eye disease (DED) to date. The report and its executive summary contain useful advice for clinicians on identifying, classifying and treating patients suffering from dry eye disease. In November 2017, five leading optometrists and ophthalmologists from the UK and Ireland met in Dublin for a round table event, hosted by Scope, to discuss the DEWS II report; its implications for the future of dry eye disease diagnosis and treatment; and strategies for greater awareness among optometrists, ophthalmologists, GPs, pharmacists, and the general public.

In this third of a series of four courses the panel discusses the diagnostic methodology contained in the DEWSII report and its usefulness as a clinical tool.

 

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OSD Review II

Ocular Surface Disease Review II

With Ocular Surface Disease (OSD) prevalence on the rise, it has never been more important for Eye Care practitioners to understand the role of expert diagnosis and management of the disease. The 2nd International OSD review panel discussion focuses on the clinical impact and progress of the DEWS II report published in 2017. This course is a follow on from the original discussion held in 2018 just after the report was published.

The expert panel discuss and debate the new definition and classification of Dry Eye disease, the diagnostic and management protocols contained within the report and also deliver their clinical pearls for eye care practitioners. Those taking this course will benefit from the opinions and expertise of experts in the area of OSD from the US, Ireland and the UK. They will gain an evidence-based, solid understanding what drives the disease and how best to diagnose and manage for the best patient outcome and ultimately to improve the services they provide in clinic.

 

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Optimising the Ocular Surface in Primary Care

Optimising the Ocular Surface in Primary Care and Beyond

Scope were delighted to sponsor the Optimising the Ocular Surface in Primary Care webinar. In the webinar the panel discuss :What does a healthy ocular surface look like, How to keep it healthy and do we really need preservative free eye drops?

 

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COVID 19 - Eye Symptoms

COVID 19 & Eye Symptoms Webinar

Scope were delighted to sponsor the COVID 19 & Eye Symptoms Webinar hosted by Proffesor Ahmed Sadiq Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and Dr. Zubair Ahmed Founder Director of ABMA UK. In the webinar the gentlemen discuss Covid 19 – How eyes may play a role in its spread , New eye symptoms related to Covid 19 ,How to examine the patient with acute eye symptoms. Plus much more.

 

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DED - A Growing Epidemic

Dry Eye Disease: A Growing Epidemic

This lecture will provide an overview of the growing prevalence of dry eye disease, its effects on quality of life and the many ways in which it can be managed and treated. It will outline the changing face of the dry eye disease sufferer, and the numerous and growing causes of the disease. It will also address the main recommendations for diagnosing and managing dry eye disease and related conditions.

 

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