Understanding the diagnosis: Childhood visually impairing conditions
Presented on Thursday 1 November 2007
This one day course offered an introduction to childhood visually impairing conditions. A description of the common causes of childhood visual impairment was aided by clinical pictures and reference to real life cases. The process of diagnosis, means of management and natural history of the varied conditions was discussed. The course is designed for parents and health/ education professionals working with children with visual impairment.
Presenters: Dr Andrew Blaikie, Consultant Ophthalmologist, NHS Fife
Dr Jennifer Skillen, Specialist Orthoptist, NHS Fife
12 noon Questions and discussion
2.30 pm Discussion of Cases
3.30 pm Course evaluation and close.