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Key questions on ocular disorders

Module summary
Ophthalmologists Miss Claire Daniel and Miss Swan Kang answer questions from GP Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on the difference between scleritis and episcleritis, the common GP mistakes in ophthalmic patients, and vitamin supplements for wet AMD.
Learning objectives

This module will bring you up to date on diagnosing and treating ocular conditions, including:

  • How to differentiate between scleritis and episcleritis
  • When to refer patients for cataract surgery
  • Which common drugs have ocular side effects
  • How to manage ocular hypertension
Author

Miss Claire Daniel is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London

Miss Swan Kang is a specialist registrar at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London

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

Date module published
10/10/2016
Module due for review
10/10/2018
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
excellant and very informative
Jennifer Morrison
20.09.2017.
excellant
Jennifer Morrison
20.09.2017.
very good
Usama Shahid
16.09.2017.
Informative and good summary.
Barbara King
24.08.2017.
good
Christopher Uzokwe
22.06.2017.