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Fundus Autofluorescence User Guide

Provider: Luxottica Institute of Learning

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E] iol@luxottica.com.au, [P] 02 8336 8616

Learning Objectives

  • Describe what Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF) means, as well the concepts around generating a FAF image
  • Establish the normal appearance of an FAF image in the clinical setting
  • Understand mechanisms of hyper and hypo-autoflourescence in the retinal and recognise the clinical significance of hyper and hypo autoflourescence
  • Examine the evidence for FAF imaging in diagnosing AMD and monitoring progression
  • Examine how FAF plays a role in diagnosing and monitoring certain retinal conditions such as retinal tumours, plaquenil retinopathy, central serous chorioretinopathy and hereditary dystrophies
  • Consolidate their knowledge on FAF and appreciate the clinical relevance of FAF in the modern clinic setting

Max CPD hours awarded: 1.75

Session Information

Name
Fundus Autofluorescence User Guide
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
No
Duration of CPD Session/Module
0.75
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
1.75