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MBL Eye Surgeons update on Cataract surgery and Glaucoma

Date: 23/10/2019

Venue: Shelter Restaurant 41 Pacific Parade Lennox Head, NSW, 2478

Provider: Inservio- change it as required

Contact: Matthew Jolliffe, [E] matthew@mbleyesurgeons.com, [P] 0266214254

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to identify those cases where cataract surgery may be complex
  • Participants will understand the common reasons that result in complex cataract surgery and will have outlined to them the techniques and devices available to manage complex cases
  • Participants will have improved skills in identifying patients at risk of complications and who may need surgery involving the posterior segment
  • Participants will have an improved understanding of techniques and options available to patients in order to aid patient education
  • Participants will have an understanding of diagnosis of Glaucoma using OCT - what the OCT shows and how to look at nerve fibre layer thickness and rim analysis verses the usual visual field, IOP and cup to disc ratio
  • Participants will have an understanding on how to avoid the overdiagnosis of Glaucoma by looking at physiological blood vessel arrangements and false thinning of the nerve fibre layer
  • Participants will gain an understanding of the latest approaches using OCT A and future diagnosis of Glaucoma

Max points awarded: 4.34

Session Information

Name
Cataract Surgery involving the posterior segment
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Managing complex cases
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.67
Name
Patient education
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.67
Name
Glaucoma and the OCT
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Avoiding the pitfalls of over diagnosis & Glaucoma and OCT A
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00