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Outlook: Heading towards 2020

Date: 9/10/2019

Venue: Suite 12, Level 7, Premion Place, 39 White Street, Southport, QLD, 4215

Provider: Outlook Eye Specialists

Contact: Lovella Stanford, [E] lovella.stanford@outlookeye.com.au, [P] 0755578888

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the evidence and rationale for SLT as first line therapy for glaucoma.
  • Be aware of ROCK inhibitors as the next class of glaucoma drops.
  • Know the level of benefit of peripheral iridotomy in Primary Angle Closure Suspects (PACS) and Primary Angle Closure (PAC) patients.
  • Know the implications of home genetic testing.
  • Be aware of LUXTURNA gene therapy.
  • Be able to review the role of genes in ocular disease.
  • Have intimate knowledge of RAPD.
  • Know the objective signs of optic nerve dysfunction.
  • Understand ganglion cell anatomy from the retina to the chiasm.
  • Know the relative contraindications of various IOL types and and refractive targets in patients with macular pathology.
  • Understand the risk of retinal detachment, cystoid macular oedema, and other retinal complications in patients undergoing cataract surgery.
  • Know which retinal/ ocular conditions increase the risk of postoperative cystoid macular oedema.

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
An update on genes - the stuff that matters to the clinician
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Light, Zap, Eagle, Rock
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Retinal considerations in cataract surgery
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
A good optic nerve will do that - Part 2
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50