Lecture by Dr Michael Williams (Consultant Ophthalmologist,
Belfast Health & Social Care Trust) 
 
‘Treatment of of Eye Problems in 2020’
 
Approximately how many anti-VEGF injections take place in the Macular
Clinic each year?
 
a) 4,000
b) 14,000
c) 40,000
 
The Xen Implant is suitable for patients who su’er from:
 
a) Dry Macular Degeneration
b) Open Angle Glaucoma
c) Presbyopia
 
Which of the following is not a type of Multifocal Intraocular lens:
 
a) Refractive
b) Di’ractive
c) Aphakic
 
Lecture by Dr David Edgar (Consultant Immunologist, Royal
Victoria Hospital) 
 
‘Immunology and The Eye’
Approximately what percentage of teenagers, between the ages of 13
and 21, su’er from hayfever?
 
a) 5%
b) 15%
c) 25%
When a new food is introduced to a countries diet, how many years
before there is a peak in an allergy to it?
 
a) 1-2 years
b) 5-6 years
c) 10-15 years
Oral anti-histamines reduce nasal symptoms by a mean of…
 
a) 7%
b) 17%
c) 27%
 
Lecture by Prof Kathryn Saunders (Professor of Optometry and
Visual Science, University of Ulster, Coleraine) 
 
‘Detection and Management of Anisometropic Amblyopia’
What is the prevalence of Anisometropic Amblyopia?
 
a) 2-4%
b) 12-14%
c) 22-24%
 
Which of the following is a better method to test for Anisometropic
Amblyopia?
a)Kay Picture Test
b) Lea Crowded Symbols
c) Snellen Chart
 
Which of the following would you not include a referral form if refractive
adaptation has not been successful:
a Stereopsis results
d) Full cycloplegic refraction
e) Frame details

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