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Corneal Research: New Ways to Clear Vision

Available from: 17/12/2019

Where to publish: mivision publication and

Provider: Mivision

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

Learning Objectives

  • Relate the importance of corneal blindness
  • Understand the impact of keratoconus
  • Have knowledge of the indication for corneal cross-linking ie progression in keratoconus
  • Understand the role of the Save Sight Registries in understanding disease natural history and reporting outcomes data, particularly in corneal cross-linking for keratoconus
  • Have knowledge of resources able to provide information on ocular stem cell therapies
  • Understand research priorities in corneal infection (keratitis)
  • Educate patients on the need for strict contact lens hygiene
  • Educate patients on the need for eye protection
  • Recognise that Aromatase inhibitor therapy for breast cancer may produce dry eye

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Corneal Research: New Ways to Clear Vision
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation Optometry Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.