CET Event, Wednesday 18th September - Peer Review We were delighted to hold our third peer discussion CET event on September 18th. We were joined by our three facilitators Alison Alderson, Michelle Le-Roche, and Ravi Naru who encouraged lively debate and discussion within their groups. The chosen cases were all based around patient [...]
CET Event, Wednesday 3rd July - Higher order aberrations in optometry and ophthalmology Mr James Ball James presented an overview of the measurement and usefulness of higher order aberrations. The term “aberration” suggests that these imperfections in the focusing of an optical system always have a negative impact on image quality. Spherical aberration however, is [...]
February 2019 CET event - Scleral Contact Lenses Mr Ken Pullum We were delighted to be able to welcome Ken Pullum to Custom Vision Clinic. Ken is a world leader in the field of scleral contact lenses and provided a comprehensive and entertaining update on the “state-of-the-art” of scleral contact lens fitting. This [...]
Event Debrief: Acanthamoeba Keratitis Lecture This well-attended lecture looked at the aetiology, causes and predisposing factors of Acanthamoeba keratitis. Guidance was given on the presenting signs and symptoms to aid diagnosis within practice. Management and up to date treatment options were discussed along with referral guidelines to enable optometrists to communicate with and [...]
Peer Review Seventeen optometrists came along in September to discuss best practise and up to date guidance for patients. Several cases were deliberated. The first was a case of recent loss of near vision with anisocoria. The aim was to collaboratively decide on the possible causes of the pupil abnormality and discuss whether appropriate [...]
Event Debrief: Lumps, Bumps and Lacrimation lecture 33 optometrists came along to hear Tom Fearnley focus on common benign and malignant eyelid lesions including BCC and SCC, and its surgical management (including MOHS's surgery). There was a presentation that focused on the diagnosis and management of a patient with a watery eye which [...]
The icing on the cake Taking the decision to venture beyond the capital to set up a specialised eye clinic in Yorkshire was a risk, but one that has paid off handsomely. Ophthalmic surgeon Mr James Ball and his team - along with many happy customers - have just celebrated a fantastic first year at Custom Vision Clinic in Wetherby.
Event Debrief: OCT in the High Street – benefits and responsibilities of greater diagnostic power lecture The aim of this CET lecture was to provide examples and scenarios of relevance to optometrists in practice to enable them to assess and interpret common ocular conditions and abnormalities on OCT scans. Current and future technology [...]
Event Debrief: Astigmatism correction in cataract surgery presentation Fifteen optometrists attended James’s presentation in March 2018. The lecture gave an overview of current technologies and treatment pathways which lead to the optimum post-operative results when treating astigmatic patients. Measurement and evidence for the effectiveness of different methods to measure corneal astigmatism were presented. Formulae [...]
On 10 May 2017, Custom Vision Clinic hosted a lecture about the latest insights in refractive surgery. The event took place at the stunning location in The Blackburn Wing.