MAYopia Day - Session 5 - Putting myopia management into practice



Where: online

Interactive CPD points: 1

Optometry Today (OT), in partnership with the AOP and CooperVision as headline sponsor, are pleased to host a day of myopia-themed education.

The event offers a full day of online sessions delivered by experts from the UK and further afield providing key insights on the contemporary management of myopia in clinical practice.

The programme has seven live webinars, each offering one interactive CPD point. Delegates are invited to attend the full programme or choose individual sessions based upon their clinical interests.

Please note: You will not be eligible for CPD if you dial in to audio only using a phone

Session 1: The return of the myope - Book now
Session 2: Evidence-based myopia management practice - Book now
Session 3: Communication as a tool for success in myopia management - Book now
Session 4: Assessing efficacy in myopia control - Book now
Session 5:  Putting myopia management into practice - Book below
Session 6: Ortho-k fitting in the cloud - Book now
Session 7: Seeing eye to eye – understanding public knowledge and interest in myopia - Book now

Webinar: Putting myopia management into practice

This presentation will explore how to bring myopia management to life in practice, with the best patient outcomes. The speakers will discuss best practice approaches to effectively identify the patient's needs, match this to the myopia management options available and provide ongoing care. The session will use case discussions and consider the learnings from other parts of the world where myopia management is already established, to maximise success.

Learning outcomes

  • Practitioners will identify how to establish patient needs and match these to currently available myopia management interventions
  • Practitioners will recognise established methods for managing myopia to maximise success.

2.15PM - 3.15PM

  • 1 point

    Webinar: Putting myopia management into practice

    CPD ref no: C-108433


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Neil Retallic

Neil RetallicNeil is an optometrist with experience of working within practice, education, industry and professional services roles. He is currently the head of professional development at Specsavers and a College of Optometrists‘ assessor and examiner. He is also completing a part-time PhD in mental wellbeing and burnout among the profession.

He has been involved with numerous organisations as a council and committee member across the sector, and is the immediate past president of the BCLA, and part of the GOC Education Committee. He previously worked in the contact lens industry progressing from UK to global level roles, prior to this he held several teaching roles at various UK Universities, and worked both in-store, and in support centre roles for multiple opticians. He has actively participated in charity work with Vision Aid Overseas and the Special Olympics.

Rakesh Kapoor

Rakesh KapoorRakesh graduated from Aston University in the early 90s and joined Specsavers in 1993, becoming a store partner in Wembley in 1994. In 2000, Rakesh completed an MBA degree and has held roles as a College of Optometrists’ examiner, a visiting lecturer at Aston University and a board member of Brent CCG.

He has also been an NHS ophthalmic adviser for London, a GOC fitness to practice committee member, and a visiting lecturer at both City, University of London and Anglia Ruskin University. He is currently the president of BCLA.