Using OCT to elevate glaucoma clinics - Topcon

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About the session

CPD ref: C-108221


This is a case-based discussion workshop and will evaluate the most effective ways of utilising OCT technology to enhance glaucoma diagnosis and management in a primary care setting. 

We will review evidence-based, methodology for interpreting OCT data and how this can be related to all aspects of glaucoma patients from suspect glaucoma monitoring to initial management and long term follow up and trend analysis.

Target audience

  • Optometrist
  • Dispensing Optician.

Domains and learning outcomes


  • Communicate effectively with patients.

Clinical practice

  • Keep your knowledge and skills up to date
  • Recognise, and work within, your limits of competence
  • Conduct appropriate assessments, examinations, treatments and referrals.


Edward Farrant BSc MCOptom DipTp(IP) DipTp(AS) DipGlauc

Edward Farrant graduated from Cardiff University in 2002. He is an independent prescribing optometrist working at Musgrove Park Hospital specialising in glaucoma and acute eye care. He also has his own private practice in Taunton, and works within a specialist eye care clinic based in a GP surgery. 

He actively treats and manages eye disease in the community under the Somerset ACES scheme in practice. He is involved with the Somerset LOC, and leads their training and accreditation courses. He also lectures nationally on therapeutics and glaucoma.