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In recent years the field of myopia management has generated a great deal of interest from both practitioners and industry alike. While the availability of myopia management products has steadily increased, a number of obstacles may still stand in the way of practitioners fitting them in practice. In this webinar we consider the factors impeding myopia management by practitioners; we use case histories to demonstrate how practitioners can tackle obstacles and integrate myopia management into clinical practice.
Manbir Nagra BSc(Hons) PhD MCOptom FBCLA FAAO SFHEA
Manbir began teaching optometry in 2006 whilst undertaking her PhD in the field of myopia, following which she spent several years engaged in refractive error and contact lens research including, teaching at both Aston and City University, and working as a clinician. During Manbir’s time at City, she was involved with leading both undergraduate and postgraduate contact lens teaching. Manbir also developed and co-led the popular Workshops in Contact Lenses educational event. In 2018, her contact lens teaching led to her being shortlisted for the AOP award for lecturing. Manbir now works as a Reader in Optometry at the University of Portsmouth and continues to provide consultancy within the optical sector. Manbir is also current chair of British and Irish University and College Contact Lens Educators (BUCCLE); Principal Examiner for the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers; a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Commercial Relationships Committee; and a Trustee for the charity Deafblind UK.
Gillian Bruce MSc, BSc (Hons) MC Optom Dip TP (IP)
Gillian is the clinical lead optometrist at Cameron Optometry, an independent specialist contact lens practice in Edinburgh, providing the hospital contact lens service for Lothian region. Gillian developed the myopia management service for the practice in 2015 and continues to oversee its growth. Gillian qualified as an Independent Prescribing Optometrist in 2012 and more recentlyreceived her Masters degree in Primary Care Ophthalmology from Edinburgh University. She has presented lectures and workshops across the UK on a variety of topics including contact lenses, myopia management, and the management of anterior eye conditions and glaucoma in community practice.
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