• 22 October 2012
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Education Centre, Level 1 - Queen Margaret Hospital Dunfermline
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Scottish Branch Autumn Clinical Meeting 

10am - 4pm

Education Centre, Level 1 - Queen Margaret Hospital Dunfermline

BIOS Members - £15/ Non - BIOS members £50


10-10.20 Coffee and Registration

10.30 Welcome

10.35 – 11.05 The optics of spectacles and good practice in dispensing - Cliff Williams, DO, Spectacle Shop, Kirkcaldy

11.05-11.40 How effective are our amblyopia treatments? A summary of our experiences reviewing - inpatient occlusion, weekend atropine, and intensive patching treatment regime.

Debbie Wilson, Penny Shackleton, Jennifer Skillen - Specialist Orthoptists

11.40-12.00 Partnership working with voluntary sector – Teaching eccentric viewing techniques to aid LVA use. Jill Beaton – Specialist Orthoptist

12.00-12.15 The causes of asthenopia after viewing an autosteroscopic display.  Gilian Mo, Specialist Orthoptist NHS Fife

12.15-12.35 Case discussions – Dr Sutherland Ophthalmologist NHS Fife

12.35-1.10 Lunch and Poster Presentations

1.10-1.50 IOA speakers - Glasgow Caledonian University

Density of suppression measurement in strabismus.  Marianne Piano, Researcher

Can we use an iPad to test vision in adults and children?. Dr Nadia Northway, Programme Lead for Orthoptics

2.00-3.00 Cerebral visual impairment– Dr Andrew Blaikie

3.00-3.30 Advances in Glaucoma Research - Ruth Robertson – Ophthalmic Nurse Practioner/Charge Nurse for Cataract Unit. NHS Fife

3.30-3.45 COERU system - Electronic method of referral.  Grahame West - Ophthalmic Senior Charge Nurse NHS Fife.

3.45-4.00 Discussion and close

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