Scope Education Hub

Welcome

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ophthalmic exhibitions and events around the globe have been cancelled or postponed. This page aims to deliver some of the content that you would have enjoyed from Scope at the events that would have occurred during this time. This page will continually be updated with educational opportunities, some of them professionally accredited by the General Optical Council and The Royal College of Ophthalmology.

 

Online Events

We’re Now Going Digital!

Scope is hosting a series of online educational videos from leading experts in the field.

 

Why Partake?

• Learn from leading experts in the field
• Gain valuable DEWS II insights
• Benefit from 3 CPD points
• Video content will be uploaded biweekly, meaning you can watch content at a time that suits you. First video to go live on May 6th.

 

Registration 

Contact: jameskelly@scopeeyecare.com
Please include name, job title and practice/hospital you currently work in.

 

Learn Online

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.

 

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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Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitus

Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis in Paediatrics; Causes, symptoms & treatments

Register now for our upcoming webinar on the topic of Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitus in the paediatric population; delivered by guest speaker Mr. Samer Hamada, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Queen Victoria Hospital & London Eye Clinic. This Webinar will take place on June 3rd between 12:30 & 13:30 BST for registrants only. Don’t miss out!

 

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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.

 

WATCH THE LECTURE

 

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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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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