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Medical Retina

City University London
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Medical Retina

Medical Retina - CPD accredited course at City University London

Retina disorders are increasing along with the growth in population. Parallel to that, the introduction of new diagnosis namely such as anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents allow more patient to be qualified for ophthalmic interventions. Thus, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and other vascular disorders on medical practice on the high street and hospital eye clinics are seen to have a mounting impact. Optometrist can augment their medical retina know-how and as well as their diagnosis, conditions, referral and management through this course. This helps both the community based optometrists who aims to enhance professional skills and as well as optometrists who intend to continue work in hospital medical retina clinics or diabetic screening services.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training is for:

Overseas students can only apply as part of aprogramme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • You should normally be a UK registered optometrist satisfying all legal requirements to be eligible to practise in the UK
  • You should also be registered with the General Optical Council
  • Overseas optometrists/ Medical Practitioners will be accepted on an ad hoc basis providing your undergraduate syllabus and clinical responsibilities are similar to those of a UK optometrist/Medical Practitioner.

Applicants whose first language is not English need to demonstrate their English language proficiency. The minimum requirements are:

  • IELTS: 7 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in each component.

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs City University London no longer accept TOEFL as evidence of English language proficiency for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

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City University London

City University London

City, University of London is a special place. With skill and dedication, we have been using education, research and enterprise to transform the lives of our students, our community and the world for a hundred years. We are proud of...


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