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Extensive experience in handling clinical equipments and diagnostic techniques,. High precision in diagnosis and experienced in management/prescription on optical aids. Excellent in maintaining staffs and customers relationship but more business oriented for organizational growth and expansion.

Personal Details

Dr Wisdom Iwu
33 Years

Job Details

Employment Status
Full time
Type of Salary
Fixed salary
Preferred Job Location

Educational Qualifications

Highest Qualification
Master's Degree  (Masters in Clinical Ophthalmology and Vision Research, Doctor of Optometry) from Glasgow Caledonian University, Imo State University, Nigeria., United Kingdom  with Masters, Doctor of O Marks / Grade / Class

Professional Details

Professional Experience
5 Years
Languages known
English  (Expert)
Additional Information
DR. WISDOM IWUMUNE Personal profile:  A dedicated Optometrist with a keen interest in management of refractive errors by diagnosing and prescription of optical aids, selling of frames and enhancing ocular health for healthy living and productivity. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: 2015-2016: Masters in Clinical Ophthalmology and Vision Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom. Relevant Modules:  Advanced binocular vision.  Clinical ophthalmology.  Ocular therapeutics . Research/Project: Developed a grading ranking order for judging ocular infection – through this research, I was able to demonstrate a grading pattern towards identifying the severity of eye diseases. My work on eyes infested with Pseudomonas aeruginosa lead to the production of a topical antibiotic by the pharmaceutical company based in Taiwan which sponsored the project. July 2016: Healthcare Assistant Certificate By The United Kingdom Academy for Training, Innovation and Skills, Manchester, United Kingdom. Relevant Modules:  Infection control and standard precaution.  Dementia awareness.  Control of substances hazardous to health.  Caldicott protocols (information governance, data protection, handling patient information.) 2005-2011: Doctor of Optometry, Imo State University, Nigeria. Relevant Modules:  Ocular anatomy and therapeutics.  Contact Lens practice.  Clinical Procedures.  Physiological optics. Work Experience: Feb.2017 – Present: Chief Optometrist, TnH hospital. Responsibilities:  Designing of the eye clinic department.  Purchasing of Optical Instruments  Purchasing of frames, lenses and contact lenses.  Creating of awareness, improving business relationship with customers and suppliers of dispensing material such as frames.  Diagnosis and prescription of lenses, drugs and referral of patients where necessary. Sept. 2016 – Jan 2017: Patients care Assistance At Zinnia Health Manchester, United Kingdom. Responsibilities:  Assisting individuals with limited mobility in daily activities.  Taking care of dementia patients.  Observing and recording of patients’ condition. Nov. 2015 – Feb 2016: MSc Clinical Placement at the Optometry Department of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom. Responsibilities:  Assisting in examination of patients with binocular vision anomaly.  Assisting in dispensing of orthoptic prescription. ] Feb. 2016 – April 2016: MSc Clinical Placement at the Ophthalmology Department of New Stobhill Hospital Glasgow, United Kingdom. Responsibilities:  Assisting in follow up test of glaucoma patients.  Pachymetry, slit lamp and Volks lens examination.  Visual field interpretation. Nov. 2014-Aug.2015: Staff Optometrist at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Hospital Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. Responsibilities:  Refraction and prescription of lenses including bifocal and astigmatic correction  Diagnosis and management of anteriorsegment disorders.  Diagnosis and management of some posterior disorder including. Glaucoma, uveitis, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathies.  Post-operative management of cataract and glaucoma patients.  Tutoring of ophthalmic nursing students on posting. Nov. 2013-Nov.2014: Staff Optometrist at State Specialist Hospital Asubiaro Osogbo, Osun State Nigeria. Responsibilities:  Refraction and prescription if lenses.  Diagnosis and management of ocular conditions including dry eye, red eye and conjunctivitis.  Founder of a monthly sensitization program at Asubiaro on the need for regular eye check.  Visual field examinations and analysis. Sept. 2012-Sept. 2013: Intern Optometrist at Lella Specialist Hospital Benin City,Edo Stat, Nigeria Responsibilities:  Visual screenings in pre-school children and drivers.  Involved in diagnosis and management of patients with pathological conditions.  Selling of optical equipment. International Conferences attended. • 7th European Ophthalmology Conference, September 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands. • Scottish Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Society, November, Glasgow, United Kingdom. Skills. • Communication and Interpersonal: Effective written and oral communication skills. Able to pass information in simpler terms. • Clinical: Extensive experience in instrumentation e.g. Slit lamp, Hess chat, detecting binocular vision anomaly, Humphery VF and Autorefractor Etc, through several clinical placement and teachings. • Research: Excellent research skills developed from my post graduate project which involved culturing of bacteria, observed progression of ocular infection and drugs analysis. • Flexibility and Team working: Able to adapt to a range of work and educational environment and work in a range of discipline as demonstrated in my role as a care assistant. • Commitment to CPD: Committed to CPD and keen to take up opportunities for training and development. A reflective professional who is always willing to improve and act on feedback. Keep record of my training, development and supervision. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION: Vision Sciences Society, USA. Member, Optometrists and Dispensing Optician Registration Board of Nigeria 2012-Present. Member, Nigerian Optometry Association 2012-Present. Member, Osun State Optometry Association 2013 – Present. REFFERENCE To be furnished on request.

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