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WAVE@home - Myopia Management - Kids, Contacts and the Visual Environment

Available from: 1/05/2020

Where to publish: Optometry Australia Website

Provider: Optometry WA

Contact: OWA Office, [E] admin@optometrywa.org.au, [P] (08) 9321 2300

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the scientific principles behind gene augmentation and gene editing technologies.
  • Learn about the currently available ocular gene therapies, and emerging technologies.
  • Identify which patient groups are the most likely to benefit from gene therapy in the near future.
  • Describe various refractive and visual developmental indications for paediatric contact lens wear
  • Explain the safety of contact lens wear in children in lay language
  • Appreciate specific compliance, capability and complication issues in childhood contact lens wear and how to manage them.
  • Understand the clinical imperative for actively managing childhood myopia
  • Appreciate the evidence base for optical, pharmacological and environmental interventions
  • Consideration of individualised management strategies for the paediatric myope

Max points awarded: 3.00

Session Information

Name
WAVE@home - Myopia Managment - Kids, Contacts and the Visual Environment
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00