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SS2L2 Hereditary Dystrophies and Degenerations of the Vitreous and the Retina

Date: 16/04/2019

Venue: AC 374 Cardigan Street Carlton, VIC, 3053

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: 3.00

Session Information

Name
Hereditary Dystrophies and Degenerations of the Vitreous and the Retina
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Hereditary Dystrophies and Degenerations of the Vitreous and the RetinaFace to Face with AssessmentNoNo3.00