HS-UK announces ‘Improving Outcomes’ biometry courses to be held in Bristol in 2015

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Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard optometry and ophthalmic equipment, is pleased to announce two further ‘Improving Outcomes’ Biometry Courses, which will be held at the new location of Bristol in March 2015.

HS-UK 'Improving Outcomes' Biometry Courses

Both ‘Improving Outcomes’ Biometry Courses will present a great opportunity for delegates to gain hands-on experience in workshops. We also have some excellent speakers lined up, who are recognised as experts in biometry and cataract surgical planning.

Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard optometry and ophthalmic equipment, is pleased to announce two further ‘Improving Outcomes’ Biometry Courses, which will be held at the new location of Bristol in March 2015.

HS-UK has now finalised an exciting programme for these two additional courses, which includes lectures on topics such as; good biometry practice, TORIC IOL surgery and IOL power calculation. The courses will take place at the Double Tree Hotel in Bristol on the 19th and 20th March 2015.

These ‘Improving Outcomes’ biometry courses have been designed to help both beginners and experienced Ophthalmic Consultants get the most from their biometer. Speakers for the event are confirmed as; Mr David Sculfor, Consultant Optometrist at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Mr Guy Smith, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Great Weston Hospital, Swindon. Both are widely-recognised as experts in their field.

Each day will include practical, hands-on workshops which will support a range of subjects, including; measurement, IOL power calculators, editing IOL data, immersion ultrasound and TORIC IOL planning.

The first day will cover ‘Improving Outcomes’ standard biometry methods and the second will focus on more advanced techniques, enabling delegates to attend whichever day is more appropriate for their individual learning requirements. Attendees will be able to claim 7.5 CPD points for each day of the event.

Sam Laidlaw, HS-UK Product Manager for biometry said, “Both ‘Improving Outcomes’ Biometry Courses will present a great opportunity for delegates to gain hands-on experience in workshops. We also have some excellent speakers lined up, who are recognised as experts in biometry and cataract surgical planning”.

The price for each course is just £100, which will include lunch at the Double Tree Hotel. Due to the popularity of the previous ‘Improving Outcomes’ Manchester and London courses it is advised that those wishing to attend should book early to avoid disappointment.

For further information, or to book a place on either course, visit http://www.haagstreituk.com/improvingoutcomes

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About Haag-Streit UK

Haag-Streit UK sells a complete line of optometry and ophthalmic equipment and has distributorships for some leading brands, such as; Haag-Streit International, Ellex and CenterVue and Haag-Streit Surgical.

A former division of Clement Clarke International Limited, Haag-Streit UK has evolved since 1917 from a dispensing optician with one branch in London, to a manufacturing company which has designed and manufactured products such as the Perkins tonometer and Synoptophore.

These brands are marketed directly within the UK and through a network of distribution partners in more than 60 countries.

In 1989 Clement Clarke became part of the Swiss-based Haag-Streit Group and in 2001 began trading under the name Haag-Streit UK.

Haag-Streit UK promotes prevention, early detection, careful monitoring and effective treatment of retinal disease, glaucoma, corneal disorders, ocular motility and visual defects.

The organisation is dedicated to providing tailored solutions through the integration of information technology, leading brand ophthalmic instruments and unparalleled customer care. It focuses on the individual requirements of both the professional and the patient.

For additional information about Haag-Streit UK and its product portfolio, please visit http://www.haagstreituk.com.

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