9am - 10am
Sponsor Session
LECTURE & DISCUSSION: Lifting the lid on periocular care - Positive Impact

Lecture and discussion

CPD ref: C-101522

Description: This presentation and discussion workshop provides an overview of the tear film and dry eye disease. In particular it discusses the impact on demodex mites and their role in patients presenting with dry eye.
The session covers:
- The tear film
- TFOS DEWS II REPORT definition and standardised approach of diagnosis of dry eye
- Demodex mites - prevalence, signs and symptoms, management options
The session has approximately 30 mins of presentation and then 30 mins of discussion in small groups, during which the speaker will correct any misunderstandings and answer any questions. Delegates will complete a reflective learning statement. 

Target audience: Optometrist, Dispensing optician, Contact lens optician
Domains and learning outcomes
s.2 – Communicate effectively with patients
To understand the role of demodex mites in dry eye disease and how to be able to explain effectively to patients about their ocular condition
Clinical practice
S.7 – Conduct appropriate assessments, examinations, treatments and referrals
To be able to investigate and diagnose patients presenting with signs and symptoms of dry eye disease and demodex infestation
To be able to recommend appropriate treatment for patients presenting with demodex infestion


Ros Mussa

Professional Affairs Consultant, Positive Impact

Ros Mussa is a highly skilled CLO with over 30 years of experience in the optical industry, with an affinity for dry eye management. She currently works in an independent practice, The Eye Place. She has previously worked in both multiple and independent practices. She is a visiting lecturer at City university, faculty member at Johnson and Johnson Vision Care Institute and has vast experience of delivering CET on dry eye and contact lenses.