Workshop 1 – Friday 12th May (11.00-12.15) Room MR-5

3 CET Credits – CET Code C-56228

Optometry Competencies – Standards of Practice, Assessment of Visual Function & Binocular Vision

Title - Objective Screening of Visual & BV Status in Young Children

Facilitators - Flors Vinuela, Fergal Ennis & Lee McIlreavy

School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, UK

Short Abstract

This workshop covers the principles of objective techniques for screening and detection of vision deficits, refractive error & binocular vision anomalies in young and/or atypical populations. The first section will provide delegates opportunity to further develop & practice every day skills to investigate the visual & binocular status of young typical and/or atypical populations, before looking at how technology can be employed in clinical practice to identify, evaluate and diagnose BV anomalies