Advanced Medical Contact Lenses

This course is for ophthalmologists and optometrists wishing to specialise in the contact lens management of corneal and external disease including advanced keratoconus, post corneal surgery, therapeutic and cosmetic contact lenses, paediatric contact lenses and will include hybrids, piggy back contact lenses, large diameter corneal lenses, mini-sclerals and sclerals. It is accredited by the College of Optometrists which leads to Professional Diploma in Contact Lens Practice qualification.

It is designed to suit busy professional through blended learnng. It will be carried out online and supplemented by the face to face component. This componend involves workshops and discussion of clinical "pearls" from experienced practitioners.

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and select the most appropriate lens for patients with complex refractive and clinical needs
  • Fit and manage specialist designs to include hybrids, minisclerals and sclerals
  • Assess, fit and manage patients with advanced keratoconus in contact lens practice
  • Assess, fit and manage children under 8 years of age with contact lenses
  • Assess, fit and manage patients who require bandage, therapeutic, cosmetic or occlusive contact lenses
  • Fit contact lens following corneal and refractive treatments
  • Investigate and manage anterior segment conditions related to contact lens wear
  • Manage contact lens discomfort, intolerance, complications and much more

If you wish to apply for this course please contact for an application form.

Start Date January 2022
Duration Approximately 6 Months

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