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Latest Development in Optimising cataract surgery outcomes and Interesting clinical Conundrums

Date: 6/08/2019

Venue: 239 Lower Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe East, VIC, 3079

Provider: Melbourne Comprehensive Eye Surgeons

Contact: Dr. Nima Pakrou, [E] reception@mces.melbourne, [P] (03) 9455 1714

Learning Objectives

  • Learning new concepts around suitable candidates for Toric lenses even if when an individual has little astigmatism.
  • The importance of managing dry eye pre-operatively and how dry eye can affect cataract surgical outcome if not treated.
  • Determining the difference between Positive and Negative Dysphotopsia and learning about what individuals may be at more risk of getting this and how to counsel these patients. .
  • Learning about the latest updates in IOL calculations. What measurements should be taken into consideration when determining the best lens selection for a patient to provide them with the best chance of being glasses independent.
  • Discussing the importance of tear film abnormalities and variability in keratometry readings. Benefits of using multiple modalities to measure keratometry to optimise refractive outcomes.
  • Learning about new advancements in drop free surgery, how effective it is in comparison to pre and post surgery eye drop use? If drops are required, what individuals should still use drops and why? What are the benefits of using and not using drops pre and post surgery and is the individual at higher risk of complications if they dont use drops?
  • Ocular manifestations of syphilis and when to be suspicious of this and when to refer.
  • Examples of retinal pigment epitheliopathy changes and what could be the causes of such (often incidental) findings.
  • Identifying potential causes of (delayed) cystoid macular oedema

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
Latest Development in Optimising cataract surgery outcomes
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Interesting clinical Conundrums
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Latest Development in Optimising cataract surgery outcomes Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00
Interesting clinical Conundrums Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00