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Managing Age-related Astigmatism

Available from: 11/12/2018

Where to publish: and

Provider: Mivision

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E], [P] 02 8336 8616

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the need to check for astigmatism at >0.5D and above
  • Recognise the need to keep up to date with technology in order to offer the latest comfort and fit to patients
  • Realise that increased computer use requires contact lenses with high levels of wettability over a longer period of time
  • Recognise that more than one dioptre of astigmatism is clinically significant and new designs available in toric lenses can ensure visual clarity

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Managing Age-related Astigmatism
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Managing Age-related AstigmatismIndependent Learning with AssessmentNoYes2.00

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