Date: Wed 22/09/2021 - Tue 19/10/2021
Provider: Alcon Vision
Optometrist Credits: 1.00 General
Event Type(s): Online, Training, Webinar
Name: Monica Lette
Presenter(s): Ms Monica Lette; Mr Simon Allen, Ms Tessa Brushett
Duration: 1 hour
A virtual, interactive educational webinar where we will outline the technology of Alcon’s range of presbyopia correcting IOLs and pre- and post-operative considerations. Optometrists prior experience with presbyopia correcting IOLs and their experience of patient counselling, referral to surgeon, post-operative refraction and prescribing tips will be discussed. We will also discuss current and recent market research into patient IOL correction options; blue light filters in IOLs; the factors affecting IOL stability and PCO rates.
- At completion of this CPD activity, participants should be able to identify and understand the features, advantages and benefits of different IOL types used in cataract surgery.
- At the completion of this CPD activity participants should be able to identify and discuss which IOL and vision correction options may suit a patient’s individual needs to help prepare them for surgical consultation.
- At the completion of this CPD activity, participants should be able to identify and understand the IOL factors that influence the risk of PCO.
- At the completion of this CPD activity, participants should be able to identify and understand how IOL haptic design creates refractive stability by reducing axial displacement.