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Diagnosing and Managing Eye Problems in Children

Diagnosing and Managing Eye Problems in Children

Diagnosing and Managing Eye Problems in Children

Stella Hornby  Module Editor - Eye Problems
Stella Hornby Module Editor - Eye Problems
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 18 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 01 May 2018

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Description

This session covers the principles of testing vision in children in primary care. The process of how to check corneal light reflex is described along with the principles and management of strabismus and amblyopia. Leukococoria in young children is considered along with the importance of early recognition and treatment. The session also covers the management of both common and less common eye conditions including watery eye and orbital cellulitis. This session was reviewed by Sally Higginbottom and last updated in October 2014.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• List the principles of vision testing in children and conduct an assessment of the corneal reflexes
• Describe the principles and management of strabismus and amblyopia
• Identify leukocoria and the importance of the condition in a child
• Describe the management of a child with a watery eye
• Distinguish signs of orbital cellulitis as a potentially life-threatening condition
Stella Hornby  Module Editor - Eye Problems

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Stella Hornby Module Editor - Eye Problems
on behalf of Health Education England

Stella Hornby runs the eye emergency department in the Oxford Eye Hospital and is also the Clinical Lead for The Practice PLC, a leading independent provider of primary care ophthalmology. She and Dr Andrew Partner provide workshops for General Practitioners based on the Royal College of GP eye statement through their partnership Primary Care Ophthalmology LLP.

Stella has a particular interest in primary care ophthalmology, low vision and education about ophthalmology.

She was awarded a Noble Prize for her MD thesis on childhood blindness from Cambridge, the McCartney Prize for pathology in FRCOphth, and the “Ox-talent award for innovative use of technology in teaching and learning” for an e-learning site for medical students about ophthalmology and most recently an “Excellent Teacher Award” by the Medical Sciences Division of Oxford University. She developed an innovative expert patient-led workshop on “Living with Visual Impairment” for medical students.

Stella is a Module Editor for the e-GP module ’Care of People with Eye Problems’.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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