The largest one-day optical clinical conference in Europe: more than 70 CET points on offer (maximum of 15 per delegate).

Open to all UK optical professionals – regardless of who you work for.

Bookings are now open for the UK’s flagship professional development event of the year, open to all optometrists, qualified and trainee dispensing opticians and contact lens opticians.

More than a year’s worth of interactive CET points are available to optical practitioners, with a varied programme of discussion workshops, peer discussions, and lectures in areas such as glaucoma examination, cataract follow-up, emergency referrals dry eye and public health. There will also be dedicated sessions on optical coherence tomography, supporting this year’s OCT rollout.

Elsewhere there are dedicated sessions for qualified and trainee dispensing opticians and contact lens opticians.

See below for more programme details (updated as more sessions are confirmed) and booking link.

Cost: £75 + VAT

Optometrist track

Lectures

    • Post-surgical glaucoma complications – Jeremy Diamond
    • Ocular surface disease – Ian Comaish
    • Ocular tumours – Dr Gordon Hay
    • Public health and optical practices – Shamina Asif, Michelle Dyoss (Sponsored by the College of Optometrists)
    • Eyecare for people with complex needs – June Neil (sponsored by RNIB)

Peer discussions

  • Visual disturbance – Kiki Soteri
  • Binocular vision – Tom Crowther

Discussion workshops

  • Optic disc analysis – Tim Manners
  • Dry eye – Christine Purslow (sponsored by BCLA)
  • Cataract follow-up – Nigel Kirkpatrick
  • Case studies in emergency referrals – Dr Gordon Hay, Rakesh Kapoor
  • Introduction to OCT – Mike Horler and suppliers (3 sessions)
  • OCT cases from practice – Mike Horler and suppliers

Other sessions

  • OCT drop-in
  • Excel Plus – Kiki Soteri

Dispensing track

Discussion workshops

  • Safety and sports specs. What do I need to know? – Tony Douglass
  • Health promotion – Rakesh Kapoor
  • Vision for life – Prof. Stephen Parrish, Dr Anna Kwartz
  • PPL measurement and product – Russell Peake
  • Eyecare for people with complex needs – June Neil (sponsored by RNIB)
  • Public health and optical practices – Shamina Asif, Michelle Dyoss (sponsored by the College of Optometrists)
  • Dry eye – Christine Purslow (sponsored by BCLA)
  • TDO supervision – Phil Hall

Peer discussions

  • Last impressions count – Rakesh Kapoor, Kamlesh Gohil
  • Managing complaints – Richard Edwards

Lectures

  • Non-tols – Andrew Keirl
  • More lecture sessions to be announced

Contact lens track

Discussion workshops

  • Case studies in fitting custom soft CLs – Mark’Ennovy
  • Advanced contact lenses (+ quiz) – Satvindar Soomal
  • Dry eye – Christine Purslow (sponsored by the BCLA)

Peer discussions

  • Contact lens aftercare, trainee CLO supervision, RGP verification – Phil Hall, Kamlesh Gohil (sponsored by Alcon)

TDO track

  • PPL measurement – Russell Peake (TDO Yrs 1-3)
  • TDO portfolio hints and tips – Paul Shimmed, Tony Douglass
  • Rx analysis – Tony Douglass
  • Viva scenarios (TDO Yr 3) – Tony Douglass

Ophthalmology track

  • Workshop: History and symptoms in a glaucoma examination
  • Newmedica meeting – by invitation only

Don’t miss out on this fantastic event

book PAC 2017

Sponsors:
Abbott Medical Optics
Alcon
Bausch & Lomb
CooperVision
Johnson&Johnson Vision Care
Menicon
Novartis
Thea Pharmaceuticals
The Body Doctor
Scope

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