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"Retina and Cataract: An election year primer.”

Date: 27/02/2019

Venue: Retina & Eye Consultants, Level 3,33 MacMahon St, Hurstville, NSW, 2220

Provider: Retina & Eye Consultants

Contact: Venus Singh, [E] venus.singh@retinaconsultants.com.au, [P] 02 95701622

Learning Objectives

  • Review the pathophysiology of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Review Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Review Recent Studies pertinent to the treatment of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Review indications for surgical intervention for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Appreciate differences between normal and pathologic OCTs
  • Assess and interpret OCT findings in a clinical context
  • Correlate symptoms, clinical findings and OCTs
  • Be familiar with the factors which guide the choice of intraocular lens used in cataract surgery.
  • Be aware of macular diseases which may influence the choice of intraocular lenses used in cataract surgery.
  • Be aware of options for intraocular lens implants in patients with poor central vision.
  • Recognise and name some medications that may have adverse retinal effects
  • Be aware of different mechanisms of retinal toxicity
  • Understand the importance of various screening tests in diagnosis and monitoring of retinal toxicity.
  • How diet affects AMD
  • Pathology of AMD
  • New treatments for AMD
  • Develop an approach to the patient with epiphora
  • Understand the assessment and management of a patient with nasolacrimal duct obstruction
  • Develop a deeper understanding of assessment and management of lower lid malpositions

Max points awarded: 6.25

Session Information

Name
Surgery for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
OCT Interpretation
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
IOL Selection for Patients with Macular Disease
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
"Interesting cases"
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
“Update on Dietary Advice to minimise Macular Degeneration”
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00
Name
Assessment and Management of the Watery Eye
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Surgery for Proliferative Diabetic RetinopathyFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo1.00
OCT InterpretationFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo1.00
IOL Selection for Patients with Macular DiseaseFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo0.75
"Interesting cases"Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo1.50
“Update on Dietary Advice to minimise Macular Degeneration”Face to Face with AssessmentNoNo1.00
Assessment and Management of the Watery EyeFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo1.00