Contact Lens and Anterior Segment Day 15th May 2019

MCQ’s

Mark Chatham – Myopia Control in Practice

1 – In 2010 28% of the Global population was myopic. By 2050 what % is predicted to be myopic

a- -30%

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

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