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ONLINE SS4 Lecture 2 : Colour Vision - basic concepts and clinical techniques

Available from: 19/08/2020

Where to publish: https://acocore.com

Provider: Australian College of Optometry

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

Learning Objectives

  • Integrate colour vision results and a range of other clinical results to help in the diagnosis and management of ocular diseas
  • Understand the significance of X-chromosome inactivation in females with respect to colour vision performance (tetrachromacy) and X-linked ocular diseases.
  • Appreciate the different types of congenital colour vision defects and how some reflect a family of cone dystrophies that can be identified using multi-model imaging.
  • Put Köllner’s law into perspective: acquired colour vision deficiencies impact all visual processing channels.
  • Appreciate how the results of colour vision testing can complement the understanding and help in the diagnosis of ocular disease, via the use of several clinical cases.

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Name
Colour Vision: basic concepts and cutting-edge clinical techniques applied to clinical practice
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00