Haag-Streit UK host successful ‘Improving Outcomes’ Biometry Courses in Manchester

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Haag-Streit UK (HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard optometry and ophthalmic equipment, has recently hosted the second in a series of ‘Improving Outcomes’ biometry courses at the MacDonald Hotel and Spa in Manchester. The courses took places on Thursday the 9th and Friday the 10th of October and were hugely successful, with delegates attending from all over the UK.

HS-UK 'Improving Outcomes' Biometry Course - Manchester

Both courses proved to be a huge hit with delegates. The workshops provide delegates with the chance to gain hands-on experience, as well as obtain and discuss new ideas and tips that can be implemented into their own clinical practice daily.

Haag-Streit UK(HS-UK), the leading manufacturer and distributor of gold-standard optometry and ophthalmic equipment, has recently hosted the second in a series of ‘Improving Outcomes’ biometry courses at the MacDonald Hotel and Spa in Manchester. The courses took place on Thursday the 9th and Friday the 10th of October and were hugely successful, with delegates attending from all over the UK.

Both courses included a mixture of practical workshops and presentations from experts in the field of biometry, including; Mr David Sculfor, Consultant Optometrist, Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Mr Sathish Srinivasan, Consultant Ophthalmologist, University Hospital Ayr.

Each course offered 7.5 CPD points, with topics including; Formulae for IOL power calculation, toric IOL planning, interpretation of measurement data and an introduction to T-cone.

The LENSTAR LS 900 biometer was present throughout the two-days and hands-on demonstrations were available for delegates. The LENSTAR provides nine measurements per scan in fewer than 30 seconds, improving accuracy and accelerating workflow. The biometer offers more precise K readings than any other optical biometer and all standard IOL predictions are built in to the software.

Sam Laidlaw, HS-UK Product Manager for Biometry, said; “Both courses proved to be a huge hit with delegates. The workshops provide delegates with the chance to gain hands-on experience, as well as obtain and discuss new ideas and tips that can be implemented into their own clinical practice daily.”

HS-UK has announced two further ‘Improving Biometry’ Courses in December. The courses will be held on the 4th and 5th of December at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Stansted Airport, London. More information and the full course agendas can be found at http://www.haagstreituk.com/improvingoutcomes.

If you are interested in attending the London based ‘Improving Outcomes’ biometry courses, please call HS-UK on (01279) 456265 or email training(at)haag-streit-uk(dot)com.

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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 (formerly Möller-Wedel).

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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