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Clinical casebook: ophthalmology

Module summary

Consultant ophthalmologists Mr Omar Rafiq and Mr Jonathan Chan discuss cases of floaters, the ophthalmic effects of high blood pressure and contact lens infections.

Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on key ophthalmic issues, including:

  • When GPs should be concerned about floaters
  • What effective treatments are available to resolve xanthelasma
  • What issues to be wary of regarding contact lenses
  • The risk factors regarding macular degeneration
Author

Mr Omar Rafiq is a consultant ophthalmologist at Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Jonathan Chan is a consultant ophthalmologist at Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

Date module published
30/04/2015
Module due for review
30/04/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
very good
Aleksandra Cichomska-Bucholc
31.03.2017.
very useful
Fiona Okeke
29.03.2017.
Really helpful
Gillian Hay
20.03.2017.
Useful casebook describing common presentations in primary care
Niall Dove
22.02.2017.
Useful information, relevant in general practice
Ajaz Ahmed
19.02.2017.