Flashes & Floaters – Retinal detachment waiting to happen

Sep 15, 2020, 08:00 AM

Retinal detachment is one of the most common reasons for “Fitness to Practice” complaints to the General Optical Council. This month, Michelle Hanratty is joined by vitreo-retinal surgeon Steve Lash, and Roshni Kanabar from the Association of Optometrists. The team explore the importance of taking history correctly, communicating with patients successfully, and how to treat those experiencing flashes and floaters.  
 
GOC-Registered optometrists can gain 1 CET point by listening to this podcast and completing the exercise on our website. This episode covers the optometrist competencies Communication, Standards of Practice and Ocular Disease. 
 
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