Online peer review for specialty optometrists (AS/SP/IP) 2024



Interactive CPD points: 3

This session is delivered in partnership with CooperVision.

Peer review is a great way to share ideas and reflect on different approaches. You will be presented with a series of cases to discuss in small groups with your peers.

Delegates will benefit from:

  • Hearing different approaches to managing clinical situations from their peers
  • Recognising the importance of reflection on current and future practice.

We restrict numbers at these events to ensure the best experience. To allow everyone the opportunity to attend please only book to attend one peer review. Multiple bookings will be removed.


  • There are three interactive CPD points approved for this peer review
  • To be eligible for the CPD points you need to attend for the duration of the session and be able to participate in interactive polls
  • You will need to enable audio and video functionality throughout the discussion in your breakout room
  • This event does not cover the peer review requirement for contact lens opticians or general optometrists
  • By attending this event you will be fulfilling the GOC’s peer review requirement for specialty optometrists (AS/SP/IP).

Technical requirements

  • The meeting will take place using Zoom
  • We recommend that you use a computer or tablet device to participate in this meeting
  • You will not be able to participate in this meeting if you are using Chromebooks/Chrome OS or Zoom Rooms as you will be unable to join breakout rooms.

Learning outcome

  • Practitioners will be able to recognise and manage anterior segment eye diseases.

1.00PM - 2.30PM

  • 3 points

    Online peer review for specialty optometrists (AS/SP/IP) 2024

    Peer review

    CPD ref no: C-107450


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Ceri Smith-Jaynes

Ceri Smith JaynesCeri is a specialty optometrist, the clinical editor for multimedia at Optometry Today (OT) and a media spokesperson for the AOP. Her role mainly involves creating CPD videos, delivering peer review and writing clinical content for OT. She works in independent practice in Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire. Her special interests include prescribing for anterior eye disease, dry eye, orthokeratology and irregular-cornea contact lens fitting.

Farah Topia

Farah TopiaFarah is a clinical adviser at the AOP, providing clinical and regulatory advice to the organisation and its members. She qualified as in independent prescriber in 2016. She is also a specialist optometrist and holds a professional diploma in glaucoma. Farah has over 15 years of extensive experience in hospital and community optometry where she continues to practise. She has been involved with teaching at pre-registration, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.