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Optegra Webinar Portal

Welcome to Optegra’s Educational Webinar portal. Our webinars are designed to share exciting updates, developments, and eye healthcare knowledge with the Optometry community.

The available webinars are featured below.

The Cataract Journey Episode 1 – Foundations of Cataract Diagnosis

This lecture will provide an overview on the diagnosis and pathophysiology of cataracts and its different clinical presentations. This will be the first lecture of a series on cataract surgery that together with the completion of some MCQs, will form a refresher course for optometrists assessing patients in the community before and after cataract surgery.

Speakers:

  • Shafiq Rehman

Audience:

  • Optometrist
  • Dispensing Optician

Competencies:

  • Ocular disease
  • Standards of practice
  • Ocular abnormalities

The Cataract Journey Episode 2 – IOL Calculations

This lecture will provide an overview on the preoperative assessment for cataract surgery, with especial focus on biometry and IOL power calculation. This will be the second lecture of a series on cataract surgery that together with the completion of some MCQs, will provide a refresher course for optometrists assessing patients in the community before and after cataract surgery.

Speakers:

  • Shafiq Rehman

Audience:

  • Optometrist
  • Dispensing Optician

Competencies:

  • Ocular examination
  • Standards of practice

The Cataract Journey Episode 3 – Understanding Cataract Pathways

This lecture will provide an overview on the NHS referral pathways. This will be the third lecture of a series on cataract surgery that together with the completion of some MCQs, will conform a refresher course for optometrists assessing patients in the community before and after cataract surgery at Optegra Hospitals.

Speakers:

  • Shafiq Rehman

Audience: 

  • Optometrist
  • Dispensing Optician

Competencies:

  • Ocular disease
  • Standards of practice
  • Ocular abnormalities

The Cataract Journey Episode 4 – Risks of Cataract Surgery

This lecture will provide a refresher on the possible short- and long-term risks before and after cataract surgery and its management. This will be the forth lecture of a series on cataract surgery that together with the completion of some MCQs, will provide a refresher course for optometrists assessing patients in the community before and after cataract surgery.

Speakers:

  • Shafiq Rehman

Audience:  

  • Optometrists
  • Dispensing Optician

Competencies:

  • Ocular disease
  • Communication
  • Ocular abnormalities

The Cataract Journey Episode 5 – Results of Cataract and RLE Surgery in 2020

This will be the fifth lecture of a series on cataract surgery and will provide an overview of the key evaluations to assess intraocular lens surgery success.

Speakers:

  • Shafiq Rehman

Audience:  

  • Optometrist
  • Dispensing Optician

Competencies:

  • Assessment of visual function
  • Standards of practice
  • Refractive management

The Cataract Journey Episode 6 – To 2021 & Beyond

This will be the sixth lecture of a series on cataract surgery where a consultant ophthalmic surgeon will provide an overview of the evolution of cataract surgery and services delivery over the last years and the possible direction of travel for cataract service delivery after covid-19 and beyond 2020.

Speakers:

  • Shafiq Rehman

Audience:  

  • Optometrist
  • Dispensing Optician

Competencies:

  • Standards of practice

The Cataract Journey – Test your knowledge

This visual recognition test will include 7 different patient scenarios around cataract diagnosis, assessment, referral and pre and postoperative management. Feedback about your results will be provided on completion of the quiz.

Audience:  

  • Optometrist
  • Dispensing Optician

Competencies:

  • Ocular disease
  • Standards of practice
  • Ocular Abnormalities