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DOCET webinar - Acute red eye in contact lens wearers

  • C-72522. Take part in this live webinar where ophthalmologist, Mr Damian Lake, will help you differentiate between those red eyes that can be managed and reviewed in practice and those that need urgent referral.


7.30pm – 8.30pm, 16 October 2019 Add to calendar


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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.

You will be able to claim one interactive CET point after attending this live session. 

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.

Non-member booking

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. Contact for help.

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

Damian Lake

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.