Lens Options for Spectacle Independence After Cataract Surgery



17th and 24th March 2020

Due to concerns relating to the spread of coronavirus and as this is a non-essential gathering we feel it is our duty to minimise the risks as best we can.




Admiral House

Mr Daniel Byles Exeter Eye Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Mr Daniel Byles, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon will be providing an informal presentation on lens options for spectacle independence after cataract surgery.  There will be refreshments and a light supper.  Please note, the start time for these events will be 6.30pm, which is slightly earlier than previously.

This session will cover the various lens types and approaches to cataract and lens surgery aimed at reducing people’s dependence on having to wear glasses.  In particular, it will look at the evidence for the effectiveness of each approach and also the potential problems with each approach.  There will be a self-assessed quiz towards the end and plenty of opportunity to ask questions about each lens type.  The aim of the session is to gain a greater understanding of the options available to patients and an awareness that for many people subsequent correction with spectacles is the safest and best option.

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These events are open to all optometrists in the area so please feel free to extend the invite to colleagues at your practice who may also be interested in attending and provide us with an email address if they would like to be added to our mailing list. 

We are recognised by the General Optical Council as a provider of Continuing Education and Training and we will submit the evening programmes for recognition of CET points.

Please email us at info@exetereye.co.uk to reserve a place and provide the following information:

  •  The date of the session you wish to attend –  17th March 2020 or 24th March 2020.
  • Any specific dietary requirements

If you have not attended one of our recent events, please also provide the following information:

  • GOC number
  • Contact telephone number 
  • Name of Optical Practice

Spaces are limited so we would be very grateful if you could let us know if you need to cancel your booking so that we may offer the space to one of your colleagues.

If you would like to attend this or future events please email us at info@exetereye.co.uk or call 01392 699969 to reserve your place.

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