Low Vision - The Best Job in Optics, Part 1.
This presentation explains how a deep understanding of the psychological impact of acquired low vision helps the clinician to maximise the success of the assessment. Videoed case histories underline the key messages throughout the presentation and highlight the value of providing a low vision service.
The film also includes a demonstration of some of the common low vision aids as well as some practical aids that can often be overlooked.
This course is in two parts:
Part 1: Gil Smith presents the lecture
'Low Vision' (22 mins)
Part 2: Gil Smith & Elizabeth Lumb discuss Low Vision and Restoring Patients Confidence (5 mins)
Part 3: Gil Smith demonstrates practical aids for visually impaired patients (6 mins)
Once you have watched all 3 videos the 'take the test' button will appear. You must complete and pass the MCQ test to complete the course. Once complete, you can undertake an optional discussion to make this CET interactive.
CET Points: 1
Eyecare credits: 1
Expiry Date: 31/12/2020
Interactive points available
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Low Vision - The Best Job in Optics, Part 2.
Is Low Vision the best job in optics? Gil Smith draws on his extensive experience in this field to argue that it is a very rewarding aspect of optometric practice.
Myopia Control - the current thinking within the profession and evidence based management
Clinical intervention strategies now allow the optometrist to slow the progression of myopia and effectively reduce the risk of developing associated ocular pathology instead of merely correcting the myopic refraction.