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The information: meibomian cysts

Module summary
Consultant ophthalmic surgeons Dr Gilli Vafidis and Dr Vickie Lee discuss Meibomian cysts using PUNs and DENs.
Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on Miebomian cysts, including:

  • How to distinguish a meibomian cyst from a stye – especially when it’s infected
  • Differential diagnoses to consider
  • The prognosis and likelihood of resolution 
  • At what point might referral be warranted
Author

Dr Gilli Vafidis and Dr Vickie Lee are consultant ophthalmic surgeons at North West London Hospitals NHS trust. 

For more information on how to manage eye conditions within general practice, please visit the Royal College of General Practitioners' Eye Health website 

Date module published
14/11/2014
Module due for review
14/11/2016
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
0.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
1 CPD hour
What other GPs said after completing this module
Good
Gail Steedman
05.05.2017.
Good module
Mukthar Ahmad
01.05.2017.
simple and effective
Fiona Okeke
28.03.2017.
short and too the point
Rajeev Menon
12.03.2017.
Simple but useful module.
Niall Dove
22.02.2017.