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Key questions on visual problems in older patients

Module summary
Ophthalmologists Professor Harminder Dua, Dr Mohamed Elalfy and Miss Dalia Said answers GP Dr Mel Wynne Jones’ questions on glaucoma drug choice, age-related macular degeneration and when to suspect temporal arteritis.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on visual problems in older patients, including:

  • Dry eyes
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular degeneration 
  • Temporal arteritis 
Author

Professor Harminder Dua is chair and professor of ophthalmology at the University of Nottingham, and an honorary consultant ophthalmologist at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham

Dr Mohamed Elalfy is assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of Nottingham

Miss Dalia G Said is a consultant ophthalmologist at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham

Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones is a GP in Stockport, Cheshire.

Date module published
03/12/2014
Module due for review
03/12/2016
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
Helpful
Gillian Hay
20.03.2017.
Very useful module.
Niall Dove
22.02.2017.
God review of quite a number of ophthalmic conditions
Martin Durrant
10.02.2017.
Good
Kasim Butt
10.02.2017.
Useful
Rosalind King
30.11.2016.