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Update and Overview: Refractive Surgery, Corneal Issues and Glaucoma

Date: 12/03/2019

Venue: Level 2, 100 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, VIC, 3002

Provider: Lasersight

Contact: Caroline Gibbs, [E] melbreception@lasersight.com.au, [P] 0396630101

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate patients following excimer laser surgery
  • Assist in monitoring post operative assessment and management of patients who have had excimer laser surgery
  • Make an assessment as to appropriate treatment options following excimer laser surgery
  • Recognise strengths and limitations of extended range of focus IOLs
  • Understand the different aims for postoperative outcomes when considering the use of various types of extended depth of focus IOLs
  • Become familiar with the features and efficacy of current MIGS devices
  • Describe patients characteristics for consideration of potential surgical intervention with MIGS devices
  • Identify when to refer corneal erosion patients on for surgical intervention
  • Understand the role of PTK in the management of corneal erosion symptoms
  • Articulate the difference between various corneal refractive surgery techniques
  • Identify the benefits and limitations of refractive surgery techniques in treating patients with varying degrees of refractive error

Max points awarded: 3.67

Session Information

Name
Excimer complications & Post operative Management
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
IC8 & Multifocal IOLs
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
Update of corneal refractive surgery
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
MIGS
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.75
Name
PTK for corneal erosion
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
0.67

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Excimer complications & Post operative ManagementFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo0.75
IC8 & Multifocal IOLsFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo0.75
Update of corneal refractive surgeryFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo0.75
MIGSFace to Face without AssessmentYesNo0.75
PTK for corneal erosionFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo0.67