Two days in 'GlasVegas'

Eyecare 3000 took place this month in Glasgow. Bill Harvey selects some highlights

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It should be expected in a busy contact lens clinic to come across the occasional complication. Management of these should be within all of our remits rather than letting these events put us off working with contact lenses. 'You need to be prepared and not cavalier about complications,' he explained. 'But too strong a desire to avoid them can fuel a conservative approach to contact lens practice, where practitioners are reluctant to use any lenses beyond a very small number that they can deal with easily. This can lead to some patients being told they "can't wear contact lenses" when in all that is required is basic management of complications.'

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