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An update in ophthalmology

Date: 25/09/2019

Venue: Omeros on the Beach: 2 Cook Park, The Grand Parade, Ramsgate Beach , NSW, 2217

Provider: Visionary Eye Specialists

Contact: Leticia Donald, [E] joanne@visionaryeyespecialists.com.au, [P] 0295804705

Learning Objectives

  • The medical management of glaucoma – current practice and impending innovations • Outline the various current medications available for the treatment of different types of glaucoma • Factors influencing patient outcomes with medical management of glaucoma • To be aware of recent and impending innovations in the medications available for glaucoma management
  • Is it papilloedema? • Understand the signs and symptoms of papilloedema • To be aware that papilloedema may be a manifestation of an underlying undiagnosed medical problem • Identify the patients that need to be referred for urgent ophthalmologist review
  • Pterygium surgery • Identify red flags in a patient presenting with a pterygium • Understand when is appropriate for surgical intervention • Cases of pterygium surgery and patient outcomes
  • Glaucoma surgery – An update on the evidence of traditional and novel approaches • Identify patients who may need further treatment rather than the typical medical management of glaucoma • Increase awareness of recent updates in glaucoma intervention • To be aware that there are now multiple options available to suitable patients for surgical glaucoma management and the efficacy of these approaches

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
The medical management of glaucoma – current practice and impending innovations
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
Is it papilloedema?
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Pterygium surgery
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Glaucoma surgery – An update on the evidence of traditional and novel approaches
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00