Your complete CPD solution
At Visionstryt we specialise in distance learning. Our website offers dozens of CPD points across all competencies with new modules being added every month. Whether you are an Optometrist or an Optical Dispenser, our website offers you a wide range of CPD content just for you.
Myopia control: now is the time!
The article reviews the evidence for myopia control and provides practical tips that will facilitate ECPs in practising myopia control.
Minor Eye Conditions Service: Conjunctivitis
This article introduces the minor eye condition services available in community optometric practice, and focuses on presentations of conjunctivitis.
Unilateral Swollen Optic Nerves
This article will provide clinical pearls for you to take back to practice an implement straight away in aiding the differential diagnoses of unilateral swollen optic nerves.
An overview of AMD
This article will provide a reminder of the pathophysiology and classification of AMD, before reviewing the current treatments and management options available. It will also discuss how to effectively and sensitively communicate AMD to patients, and highlight the information that should be provided.
Primary Angle Closure Disease
To treat or not to treat
This article describes angle closure related disease and its management in light of proposed new guidance.
Post-operative cataract assessment in the community
This article proposes to highlight best practice when seeing post-operative cataract patients in optometric practice.
OCT: A guide to differentiating lesions
This article is the second in a series looking at how to understand lesions on OCT scans and differentiate them between various conditions and ocular pathology. We will explore disc scans and associated pathologies, as well as naevi and OCT-A.
The Lowdown on Demodex
Demodex is one of the most common, but often overlooked, causes of blepharitis and ocular surface inflammation, being associated with between 29% and 74% of all cases of blepharitis. This article will review demodex, its prevalence, its diagnosis and its treatment.
Enhanced Services in Community Practice
Providing a Minor Eye Conditions Service
The investigation and treatment of a range of common eye conditions has become a significant part of community optometry practice. This article will explain some of the legal framework, practical issues around providing the service, and discuss the treatment of some common conditions.
Lenses and Harmful Light Protection
This article will provide an overview of harmful light, including sources of exposure and the effects on the eye. In addition, the different types of protective lenses that are available, and how these are manufactured will be discussed.
Getting on the right tract with uveitis
This course will review 4 patient cases with presenting with different types of anterior uveitis. For each case, symptoms, diagnosis, referral and management will be discussed.
Glaucoma: Diagnosis, Referral Guidance and Management
This article will review the revised NICE guidance for referral and management of glaucoma patients.
Retinal Tumours and Pigmented Lesions
This course reviews the prevalence, aetiology, differential diagnosis and treatment of the most common pigmented fundus lesions and ocular tumours.
Cataract and the NICE Guidelines
In October 2017, The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published new guidance on the management of cataracts in adults.
Oxygen and the eye
This presentation will discuss the role of oxygen supply in the eye and will review how the emerging technique of spectral imaging can be used to map oxygenation of blood in the retina and conjunctiva and to detect abnormal oxygen consumption patterns.
How to Interpret OCT Images: Common Case Histories
This course will discuss the key features of common ocular pathologies to help optometrists make an accurate diagnosis using OCT imaging.
New Treatments for Dry AMD
This lecture will provide some background into age-related macular degeneration (AMD), discuss how the AMD-risk associated mutations affect our immune system and talk about new therapies currently being developed.
Facial Skin Lesions
As seen in etCETera. In this article, we describe the most common skin lesions you are likely to come across and explain how to manage them.
Bringing Multimodality Imaging to Life
OCT brought to life with OCT LIVE filmed at Eyecare 2017.