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Seeing glycaemia through the cornea – the impact of diabetes on the ocular surface

Date: 13/08/2019

Venue: St Andrew’s Conservatory. 128 Nicholson St, Fitzroy , VIC, 3065

Provider: Cornea & Contact Lens Society of Australia

Contact: Margaret Lam / Shaheera Survery Patterson, [E] info@cclsa.org.au, [P] 02 9431 8676

Learning Objectives

  • Recognise the effects of, and methods for managing hyperglycaemia on the ocular surface
  • Outline the role of corneal nerves as a surrogate marker for diabetic neuropathy
  • Understand the biological effects of omega-3 essential fatty acids and its potential role in neuroprotection

Max points awarded: 3.00

Session Information

Name
Seeing glycaemia through the cornea
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00