Eye emergencies: what should worry you?



Where: Online

Interactive CPD points: 1

OT logoMoorfields Private Eye HospitalOptometry Today (OT), in partnership with Moorfields Private Hospital and the AOP, are pleased to provide this 60-minute webinar.

Acute eye problems worry patients disproportionately compared to many other health issues. This lecture aims to help practitioners in the community better assess patients and decide on the urgency with which to refer them to the Hospital Eye Service.


  • This webinar is approved for one interactive CPD point
  • To be eligible for the CPD points you need to attend for the duration of the session

Technical requirements

  • The session will take place using Zoom
  • We recommend that you use a computer or tablet device to join this webinar

19:00 - 20:00

  • 1 point

    Eye emergencies: what should worry you?

    CPD ref no: C-101920


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Badrul Hussain

Badrul HussainBadrul has been a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital since 2012. He specialises in emergency and general ophthalmology as well as cataract surgery.

Qualifying from Imperial College School of Medicine, with distinction, he started basic ophthalmic training in West Yorkshire, completing this at St Thomas’ Hospital in London. Before starting higher specialist training at the Western Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, he was a British Eye Research Foundation clinical research fellow working with Professor John Marshall. He completed advanced surgical training with fellowships in the adnexal, emergency and cataract services at Moorfields Eye Hospital prior to taking up his consultant position.

GOC - optometrists/CPD provider     GOC dispensing opticians / CPD provider

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Learning outcomes

  • Practitioners will be able to assess patients presenting with ocular emergencies
  • Practitioners will recognise when it is appropriate to refer ocular emergencies to secondary care


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