Use of imaging in Ophthalmology and Conjunctivitis

Lecture 1 – Clare Shute – Conjunctivitis (BHSCT)

What one of the below is not a main category of conjunctivitis?
A) Bacterial
B) Allergic
C) Viral
D) Myopia induced
Answer D Myopia induced
What is the best course of treatment for viral conjunctivitis without any other complications?
A) Lubricants and lid hygiene
B) Lumbar puncture
C) Blink exercises
D) Wearing sunglasses
Answer A Lubricants and lid hygiene
What is the best course of action for a patient returning after several episodes of conjunctivitis(6-8 weeks), that they have treated with antibacterial ointment without success?
A) Continue with antibacterial ointment
B) Refer for further Ophthalmology opinion
C) Advise should self resolve
D) Start using contact lenses
Answer B refer for further Ophthalmology opinion
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Second lecture – Sheema Khan – Imaging/further investigations within Ophthalmology. (BHSCT)
When suspecting glaucomatous optic disc, OCT is used as the only diagnostic tool by Ophthalmologists
A) True
B) False
Answer B Flase
Imaging is a useful diagnostic tool in which of the following conditions
A)Wet AMD
B) Choroidal tumour
C) Diabetic retinopathy
D) All of the above
Answer D all of the above
OCT is most commonly used to assess what structure of the eye
A) Iris colour
B) Pupils
C) Macula
D) Eyelashes
Answer C) Macula

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