Date: 24 May 2012 5:00PM - 9:20PM
Location: Glasgow Caledonian University
The College held an evening of stimulating, CET accredited lectures, a hands-on workshop and valuable networking on Thursday 24 May 2012 at Glasgow Caledonian University.
4.30pm Registration for workshop
5.00pm Workshop on gonioscopy - Rajrishi Sharma
6.00pm Registration, finger buffet and networking for evening event
6.45pm Welcome and Introduction
6.50pm College talk by a College representative
7.00pm 'It's a bug's life' - a microbe's journey around the cornea - Saj Khan
8.00pm Refreshments and networking
8.20pm Double trouble – the management of diplopia in optometric practice - Simon Frackiewicz
9.20pm Closing remarks and end of event
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, The Cornoeplastic Unit and Eye Bank, Queen Victoria Hospital
'It's a bug's life' - a microbe's journey around the cornea.
Saj Khan is a fellowship trained Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon specialising in corneal, refractive and anterior segment surgery. His NHS practice is based at The Corneoplastic Unit and Eye Bank, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead. He is also in practice at Centre for Sight, East Grinstead and London, where he additionally provides a comprehensive range of premium laser and lens based refractive surgery. He undertakes all manner of corneal surgery including high risk penetrating and lamellar corneal transplantation, stem cell transplantation, intracorneal ring surgery, and corneal collagen crosslinking. Mr Khan is regularly involved in the training of other ophthalmic surgeons, optometrists and nurses and is a reviewer for the Journal of The Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.
Optometrist, South Somerset
Double trouble - the management of diplopia in optometric practice
Simon Frackiewicz began his career in eye care as an orthoptist working at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. After a number of years in practice, he returned to university to retrain as an optometrist. He is currently a partner of two busy independent optical practices in South Somerset and continues to work part-time as an orthoptist at Yeovil hospital. Simon delivers many web-based and face-to-face BV tutorials for a number of pre-registration training programmes.
Rajrishi Sharma, Optometrist and Ophthalmologist from Glasgow ran the gonioscopy workshop.