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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.
How to Write Informative Ophthalmology Referrals
This article provides an overview of when we should make a referral to ophthalmology and offers some helpful tips on creating complete, good quality ophthalmology referrals for each of the various sub-specialities.
Minor Eye Conditions Service: Conjunctivitis
This article introduces the minor eye condition services available in community optometric practice, and focuses on presentations of conjunctivitis.
Vision and Driving
The aim of this article is to review the visual standards for driving in the UK and to consider the role of the optometrist in applying these standards.
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.
Common Eyelid Lesions
This article will cover the aetiology, presentation and management of common eyelid lesions, including benign lesions, cysts and malignant lesions.
Independent prescribing by Optometrists in a Community Setting
This article reviews how independent prescribing Optometrists already enhance eye health services in community practice and how each clinician can work within the boundaries of their own knowledge and skills.
A Guide to Concomitant Deviations
As an Optometrist it is important to be aware of the different types of strabismus present, as well as their causes and management. The aim of this article is to provide clear information that will enable Optometrists to have the confidence to detect, diagnose and manage binocular vision patients effectively. Organise an optional discussion with a peer to earn interactive points.
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.
OCT: A guide to differentiating lesions
This article takes a closer look at characteristics of the most common lesions and accompanying ocular conditions seen on OCT scans as well as how to differentially diagnose certain key pathologies in day-to-day practice. Case records will focus on macula pathology and how to diagnose and manage these conditions in practice.
OCT: Everyday Cases From Practice
Test your OCT skills and improve your understanding with these OCT cases from practice.
Retinal Imaging - Case Studies
This course will present 5 patient case studies in which ultra-widefield retinal imaging has been performed. The diagnosis, management and referral protocols for each case will be discussed.
Goldmann Applanation Tonometry
The aim of this article is to offer an overview of when we should use Goldmann Applanation Tonometry, how to carry it out, and provide guidance on how to minimise inaccuracies.
This article provides a brief review of conditions that increase the risk of retinal detachment and includes 4 case studies.
Managing dry eye for the busy practitioner
This article will highlight the management options available for dry eye disease, and also look at how other treatment modalities can be incorporated into our daily practice.
This article provides an overview of ocular emergencies and their key clinical features.
SD-OCT analysis in glaucoma screening
The optic nerve is susceptible to alternative types of neuropathies rather than glaucoma that might present with the same symptoms (i.e. disc margin haemorrhages) but more detailed analysis of the structure (i.e. optic nerve thickness profile analysis) might reveal a different type of diagnosis.
Anterior segment tumours
This article will review the prevalence, aetiology, clinical features and treatment of the most common forms of anterior segment ocular tumours.
What's new in glaucoma?
This lecture will consider the latest developments in glaucoma clinics, including diagnostic technology and treatment options.
Dry Eye Disease: A Growing Epidemic
This lecture will provide an overview of the growing prevalence of dry eye disease.
TFOS DEWS II: Expert Insights for Adopting Best Practice in Dry Eye Disease. Diagnosis
TFOS DEWS II: Expert Insights for Adopting Best Practice in Dry Eye Disease. Definition and Classification
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.
Getting the most from your slit lamp
This CPD course covers the set up and use of a slit lamp through demonstration and discussion.
Bringing Multimodality Imaging to Life
OCT brought to life with OCT LIVE filmed at Eyecare 2017.