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ONLINE SS2L2 Hereditary Dystrophies and Degenerations of the Vitreous and the Retina

Available from: 18/04/2019

Where to publish: www.acocore.com

Provider: Australian College of Optometry

Contact: Liz Salvatore, [E] cpd@aco.org.au, [P] 03 9349 7477

Learning Objectives

  • List the range of inherited dystrophies of the posterior segment – vitreoretinal dystrophies, rod dystrophies and cone dystrophies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the inheritance patterns of the more commonly encountered dystrophies and the genetic counselling of patients who may transmit the conditions
  • Explain the clinical features and differential diagnostic signs of the more commonly encountered dystrophies
  • Discuss the role of the rapidly expanding field of genetic therapy – in particular, Luxturna - that may offer ways of addressing some vitreoretinal diseases.

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Name
Hereditary Dystrophies and Degenerations of the Vitreous and the RetinaHereditary Dystrophies and Degenerations of the Vitreous and the Retina
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Hereditary Dystrophies and Degenerations of the Vitreous and the RetinaHereditary Dystrophies and Degenerations of the Vitreous and the RetinaIndependent Learning with AssessmentNoNo2.00