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Safety of soft contact lens wear in children

Date: 7/05/2019

Venue: 1 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000

Provider: Optometry Tas

Contact: Jonathan Jones, [E] j.jones@optometry.org.au, [P] (03) 6224 3360

Learning Objectives

  • Practitioners should be able to list the reasons practitioners are now more likely to fit children with contact lenses.
  • Practitioners should be able to show an understanding of the reported risks of microbial keratitis and corneal infiltrative events when prescribing soft contact lenses for children.
  • Practitioners should be able to show an understanding of the difference in incidence of microbial keratitis and corneal infiltrative events in soft contact lens wear and orthokeratology in children

Max points awarded: 3.00

Session Information

Name
Safety of soft contact lens wear in children
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
Yes
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Safety of soft contact lens wear in childrenFace to Face with AssessmentYesYes3.00