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Webinar - Scleral contact lenses for the regular eye

  • C-74302 Join Katie Harrop MCOptom as she introduces practitioners to the use of scleral lenses for the regular eye.

Date:

7.30pm – 8.30pm, 7 July 2020 Add to calendar

Topics:

Contact lenses

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Scleral contact lenses for the regular eye

Please note we are currently delivering our webinars with speakers and the technical support team working remotely from each other. We aim to maintain our usual high standard of delivery but thank you for your understanding in the event of technical hitches.

In this webinar Katie Harrop will introduce you to the use of scleral lenses for the regular eye. It will help you to provide alternatives for patients who are not well served by more commonly fitted contact lenses modalities. You will be introduced to the benefits and limitations of scleral lenses and will also be taught generalised fitting strategies that you can adapt to your chosen lens if you choose to fit scleral lenses in practice. You will also learn about safe handling, both within a fitting appointment and for the patient.

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 College of Optometrists' member.
  • 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.

How to join our webinar

See our joining instructions for more information.

What members say about our webinars:

"Excellent session, well-paced and pitched at a very useful level." MCOptom

"Excellent way to get interactive points!" MCOptom

Katie Harrop MCOptom

Katie Harrop qualified as an optometrist in 1999. She worked in private practice for a number of years fitting many types of contact lenses. She is Professional Services Director at No7 Contact Lenses.

Katie has presented widely on many contact lens related subjects particularly orthokeratology, RGP lenses, scleral and hybrid lenses and lenses for the irregular cornea both in the UK and overseas. She provides education on orthokeratology, RGP and scleral lenses for undergraduates at many of the UK optometry departments. She is a former BCLA council member and is a BCLA Fellow.

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