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Curious cases & therapeutic challenges/ Herpetic Keratitis - it's ok it's not STD

Date: 30/10/2019

Venue: 56 Wharf Street, Tweed Heads, NSW, 2485

Provider: Tweed Eye Doctors

Contact: Sandra Rofe, [E] Sandra.Rofe@tweedeye.com.au, [P] 07 56 125 222

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate PUK from other presentations of corneal lesions
  • Recognise the seriousness of PUK and the systemic associations
  • Understand the pathogenesis of carotid cavernous fistulas
  • Recognise the clinical symptoms of carotid cavernous fistula and how to differentiate it from the more common causes of conjunctival injection
  • Be familiar with the condition Vogt Koyanagi Harada Syndrome and its mimics
  • Be aware of the AIBSE and AMPPE as the possible cause for unusual patient symptoms such as flashes and scotomas without obvious clinical cause.
  • Medical Management - antivirals and steroid use
  • Prevention
  • Outcomes

Max points awarded: 5.50

Session Information

Name
Curious cases & therapeutic challenges
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.50
Name
Herpetic Keratitis-it's ok it's not STD
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
Question & answer session
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00