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Cataract Surgery and Retinal Disease

Available from: 25/12/2019

Where to publish: mivision Publication and

Provider: Mivision

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E], [P] 02 8336 8616

Learning Objectives

  • How to manage patient expectations having cataract surgery with co-existing retinal diseases.
  • What are the potential issues related to reduced postop vision in patients with retinal diseases having cataract surgery
  • What does the evidence say regarding the timing of surgery in patients with macular degeneration.
  • How to monitor patients postoperatively with coexisting diabetes and or retinal vascular occlusion.
  • What are the potential issues with cataract surgery in post-vitrectomy eyes.
  • How to avoid and keep an eye for reduced vision post-surgery due to cystoid macular edema.
  • How and why detailed retinal assessment is essential in a patient with cataract.
  • Importance of Informed consent in patients with coexisting retinal diseases
  • How to guide a diabetic patient due for cataract surgery.
  • How to guide patients for the need of ongoing treatment following cataract surgery in such cases

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Catarct Surgery and Retinal Disease
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment