CET Theatre

Optrafair is proud to be at the forefront of optical thinking and practice. There are multiple opportunities to obtain interactive CET points by taking part in the 2018 programme of lectures, seminars and presentations.

Sessions will feature information and advice from leading educators, business minds and researchers and will also be packed with discussion and debate. Free to attend, the CET Theatre lecture programme will be available for booking shortly. In the meantime, to give you an indication of the topics and speakers, please see the 2017 programme below.

DAY 1 - 1st April 2017

Resolving the problems of visual acuity testing: Do new charts make a difference?

10:30 - 11:30

Dr Padraig Mulholland
Supported by the College of Optometrists

1 CET Point

Perimetry: New Insights into Glaucoma

11:45 - 12:45

Paul H Artes, PhD MCOptom. Professor of Eye and Vision Sciences, Plymouth University
Sponsored by Haag Streit

1 CET point

Living Life on the Edge

13:00 - 14:00

Simon Browning B.Sc. (Hons.) MCOptom
Sponsored by Optos

1 CET Point

The Myopia Boom: Public health concerns and future management strategies

14:15 - 15:15

Professor James Loughman, Phd FAOI, Clinical and Research Director for Ocuco
Sponsored by Ocuco

1 CET Point

Is the eye a window to the normal and pathological ageing?

15:30 - 16:30

Dr Doina Gherghel, MBBS, MD, PhD, FHEA, Aston University
Supported by Fight For Sight

1 CET Point

Question Time: Women and the future of optics

16:45 - 17:45

Chair: Dr Cindy Tromans
Dame Mary Perkins, Jayne Abel, Sali Davis, Shamina Asif, Lynne Fernandes, Ranjit Sandhu, Jayshree Vasani

1 CET Point

DAY 2 - 2nd April 2017

Dry Eye, The Ticking Time Bomb

10:30 - 11:30

Nick Howard
Sponsored by Scope Ophthalmics

1 CET Point

Recognising macular pathology in the community setting using multimodal imaging

11:45 - 12:45

Usha Chakravarthy, Professor, Institute for Ophthalmology and Vision Science, Queen’s University, Belfast
Sponsored by Heidelberg Engineering

1 CET point

New Highlights in Swept Source OCT Imaging and Angiography: The future of retinal diagnosis

13:00 - 14:00

Carl Glittenberg, MD, FEBO
Sponsored by Topcon

1 CET Point

See more with your slit lamp

14:15 - 15:15

Wasim Sarwar, MCOptom Dip TP (IP) and Shamina Asif BSc MCOptom
Sponsored by Haag Streit

1 CET Point

Lenses, Then, Now and the Future

15:30 - 16:30

Andrew Sanders FBDO
Sponsored by Hoya

1 CET Point

Optometry and Dementia: A Growing Need!

16:45 - 17:45

Dr Rakhee Shah
Supported by the College of Optometrists

1 CET Point

DAY 3 - 3rd April 2017

How can high street and online spectacle supply be improved?

10:30 - 11:30

Dr Alison Alderson
Supported by the College of Optometrists

1 CET Point

PASKAL 3D Sensational Eye Examination: The Sight Test Becomes a Cinema Event

11:45 - 12:45

Fritz Passmann, IPRO International
Sponsored by Haag Streit

1 CET Point

The future of myopia control in clinical practice

13:00 - 14:00

Dr Janis B. Orr PhD BSc(Hons) MCOptom DipTp(IP) PGCertHE FHEA FBCLA, Aston University
Supported by the BCLA

1 CET Point

Ocular inflammatory disease in the West Midlands: An update on current basic science and clinical research

14:15 - 15:15

Dr Robert Barry, PhD MBChB BMedSc, University of Birmingham
Supported by Fight For Sight

1 CET Point

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