Contact Lens and Anterior Segment Day 15th May 2019
Mark Chatham – Myopia Control in Practice
1 – In 2010 28% of the Global population was myopic. By 2050 what % is predicted to be myopic
b – 25%
c – 70%
d – 50%
2 – If a child has 1 myopic parent, they are 3 times more likely to be myopic. If both parents are myopic the child is how many times more likely to be myopic?
a – 6 times more likely
b – 10 times more likely
c – 7 times more likely
d – 2 times more likely
3 – When using spectacles to reduce the progression of myopia which method is most effective?
a – Executive bi-focal
b – Multifocal
c – Under corrected S/V prescription
d – Round seg bi-focal
Answers – 1d) 50%, 2 c) 7 times more likely & 3a) Executive bi-focal
Jonathon Bench – Improving CL wearer compliance to reduce risk/dropout and complaints
1 – In the BMG research survey what percentage of contact lens wearers have only ever purchased their contact lenses online?
a – 20%
b – 8%
c – 17%
d – 24%
2 – In the BMG research survey which of the following is the main reason for purchasing contact lenses online?
a – Better lenses
b – Convenience
c – Price
d – Value for money
3 – Just 59% of respondents were provided with their contact lens specification at their last check-up. Which one of the following statements does not contribute to being more likely of getting a copy of your specification?
a – Wearing contact lenses for over 20 years.
b – Being employed
c – Having a disability
d – Living with children or at least one other adult.
Answers – 1b) 8%, 2 c) Price & 3a) Wearing contact lenses for over 20 years.
Sunil Shah – Life in the Ophthalmology fast lane
1 – Goldman Tonometry has been considered the gold standard since?
a – 1905
b – 1966
c – 1980
d – 1956
2 – In Cambodia how many Ophthalmologists are there for a population of 15,000,000?
a – 1500
b – 38
c – 97
d – 450
3 – Over 180,000 Cambodians are blind. How many suffer from avoidable blindness?
a – 10,000
b – 40,000
c – 1,000
d – 5,000
Answers – 1d) 1956, 2 b) 38 & 3 a) 10,000
Claire McDonnell – Surprises at the slit lamp
1 – Phylctenular Conjunctivitis can be associated with which of the following?
a – Chlamidia
b – Tuberculosis
c – stinal parasites
d – All of the above
2 – A patient suffering with Ocular Albanism is finding night driving very difficult due to glare. What would the best solution be?
a – Polarised glasses
b – Yellow tint driving glasses
c – Opaque tinted contact lenses
d – MAR
3 – Which of the following statements is false? Pigment Dispersion Syndrome is associated with
a – Age between 20 and 40
b – Myopia
c – Females
d – Males
Answers – 1d) all of the above, 2 c) Opaque tinted contact lenses & 3c) Females
Mark Chatham – Unlocking the potential for patients in practice
1 – Tani had tried glasses elsewhere but didn’t like them as they were uncomfortable on the bridge of her nose. What advice would you give her?
a – Glasses aren’t going to be suitable for you so you have to wear contact lenses
b – If you put a plaster over your nose it will make the glasses more comfortable
c – Only rimless titanium glasses will do for you
d – Please come in to see us so we can assess the fit of your frames and we will work with you to find the solution that best suits you.
2 – Siddesh found that by the end of the day his eyes were very uncomfortable when wearing contact lenses. What advice would you give him?
a- You can’t wear contact lenses anymore.
b – Turn up your air conditioning in your taxi.
c – Come in for a contact lens check-up so we can assess what may be causing your discomfort and find a suitable solution for your continued contact lens wear.
d – Wear you contact lenses every other day.
3 – Select the correct statement. Eddie is only 10 years old so
a – There needs to be a discussion between Eddie, his parents and the optician on the suitability of contact lenses
b – He is too young to wear contact lenses
c – The optician can decide for him if he should wear contact lenses
d – If he wants contact lenses he can have them
Answers – 1 d) Please come in to see us so we can assess the fit of your frames and we will work with you to find the solution that best suits you, 2 c) Come in for a contact lens check-up so we can assess what may be causing your discomfort and find a suitable solution for your continued contact lens wear & 3 a) There needs to be a discussion between Eddie, his parents and the optician on the suitability of contact lenses