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Vision Eye Institute Continuing Education Series Update in PACG Management & Review of MIGS

Date: 13/03/2019

Venue: The Sage Hotel, 222 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood , VIC, 3141

Provider: Vision Eye Institute - Melbourne

Contact: Diana Awad, [E] diana.awad@visioneyeinstitute.com.au, [P] 0466144982

Learning Objectives

  • At the completion of this presentation optometrists will have a greater understanding of what PACG (primary angle closure glaucoma) is and what to look out for in the diagnosis of PACG
  • At the completion of this presentation optometrists will be able to accurately diagnose PACG based on the current guidelines
  • Optometrists will have a greater understanding on the use of peripheral iridotomy, indications functionality, benefits, limitations and risk factors.
  • At the completion of this presentation optometrists will be able to identify the differences between PACG and POAG
  • At the completion of this presentation optometrists will be aware of the different MIGS devices and their mechanisms, what area each MIGS targets, including the Hydrus, iStent etc.
  • Optometrists will have a deeper understanding of the therapeutical management of glaucoma management, drop regime and how MIGS can alter or eliminate the use of ongoing eye drops

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
Update in Angle Closure Glaucoma
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Review of MIGS
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Update in Angle Closure GlaucomaFace to Face with AssessmentYesNo3.00
Review of MIGSFace to Face with AssessmentYesNo3.00