Ophthalmology GP Update

Wednesday 21 September

Hot supper from 6.30pm
Presentations commence at 7.00pm


Mr Marsel Bregu, Consultant Ophthalmologist

Prostate medications and cataract

  • Be aware of the association between the increased risk of cataract surgery complications and tamsulosin
  • Know when to make referrals prior to commencing prostate medications in adult males.


Refractive errors: Terminology explained

  • Be able to translate an optometrist referral in terms of refractive terminology
  • Make associations between change in refractive errors and systemic pathology


Sudden onset of horizontal diplopia:

  • Diagnose horizontal diplopia
  • Enlist most common causes of horizontal diplopia
  • Recognise when a referral to ophthalmology services needs to be urgent in case of horizontal diplopia


 Miss Carmel Noonan, Consultant Ophthalmologist


Visual Impairment following stroke

Driving advice to give to your patients following a stroke

  • Causes of visual impairment following stroke
  • Visual field and driving following stroke
  • Practical strategies to help deal with visual impairment


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