Acute red eye in contact lens wearers
This webinar, funded by DOCET and managed by the College of Optometrists, aims to increase your confidence in investigating and managing patients, particularly contact lens wearers, presenting to your practice with an acute red eye. Ophthalmologist, Mr Damian Lake, will discuss common and less common conditions that contact lens wearers present with in optometric practice, including the signs and symptoms to look for in making a differential diagnosis.
One interactive CET point has been applied for.
Terms and conditions
- To attend this webinar you must be a GOC registered Optometrist.
- To obtain your interactive CET point you must ensure the following standards are met, you must:
- have a minimum attendance of 50 minutes
- complete a minimum of 4 of the 6 polls.
CET does not apply to students and pre-registration trainees.
Please note, when booking, if you are not a College member, enter your email address or GOC number and click FORGOTTEN on the Login page to create a password.
What optometrists say about DOCET
“I liked the variety of learning resources in DOCET courses. They helped to reinforce my learning in my specialisms.” Imogen Hawthorne, Locum optometrist – independent and hospital settings
Mr Damian Lake is an ophthalmologist and National and International expert on the cornea and external eye diseases, who lectures internationally on ophthalmic disease and treatments. He is involved in optometric education particularly in the field of red eye conditions.
Damian is the lead for cornea, external diseases, refractive surgery and the Eye Bank at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead. He lectures nationally and internationally on corneal transplants and stem cell treatments, and runs courses for consultants both in the UK and overseas.
Damian is also a council member of the British Refractive Society and the Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association, former council member for UK and Ireland Cataract and Refractive Society, an advisory member of the Ocular Tissue Advisory Group to NHSBT, Chair of the Ocular Tissue and Transplant standards Group, advisor to NHS Specialist Commissioning and Highly specialist Commissioning groups.