Workshop 9 – Sunday 14th May (09.00-10.15) Room MR-5

3 CET Credits – CET Code C-56232

Optometry Competencies – Communication, Standards of Practice & Binocular Vision

Title – Assessing Vision Stress in Practice

Facilitators – John McGann, DIT, Dublin, Eire & Rupal Lovell Patel, Anglia Ruskin Univ, UK

Short Abstract

A proportion of patients encountered in clinical practice will report visual perceptual distortions (pattern glare) when viewing striped patterns. This may result in symptoms of “visual stress” in these individuals many of whom will also display reduced reading speeds. This workshop aims to demonstrate how to investigate and manage individuals presenting with visual stress using the latest investigative equipment