Certificate in Dry Eye Management & Contact Lens Retention

The Certificate in Dry Eye Management & Contact Lens Retention focuses on clinical skills for Ocular Surface Health and Dry Eye, this allows BCLA Members to gain CPD credits while working towards a certificate and can also count towards a BCLA Fellowship in dry eye.

Who is the certificate aimed at?

The certificate can be achieved by any optometrist or contact lens optician who is a full member of the BCLA. The course is inclusive of your BCLA membership and includes access to all course materials and additional resources. 

If you are not a full member of the BCLA and would like to complete this course, you can join the BCLA online. Alternatively, you can join or upgrade your existing membership subscription by contacting [email protected]




Key dates for enroled members

All bookings should be made on the BCLA Learning Platform. 

  • Part B: Dry Eye Interactive Session (BCLA Led)*
    -Wednesday 13 November 2024 at 19:00 - 20:30 GMT (virtual Zoom session)
  • Part C: Examination
    -Tuesday 10 September 2024 at 18:30 GMT, BCLA Learning Platform
    -Wednesday 5 February 2025 at 18:30 GMT, BCLA Learning Platform

*To check eligibility of a non BCLA led session you've attended/plan to attend, contact [email protected].


How can I get started on the course? 

To enrol onto a course you will need to login to your BCLA profile and follow the instructions below:

  1. Click the 'Enrol here' button, above
  2. Add the 'BCLA Dry Eye Management Certificate' to your shopping cart
  3. Go to your shopping cart in the top right hand corner to submit order and complete the purchase (zero cost)
  4. Once your order is confirmed, go to your profile by clicking on your name in the top right hand corner
  5. Click onto the 'Learning' tab, then 'Access my learning area' as shown in screen shot below. This will take you to the BCLA Learning Platform landing page

6. Navigate to 'Go to My Learning Centre' and click on 'Certifications', here you will see the course you have enrolled onto.