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ECOVSA Seminar – Keratoconus

Date: 13/09/2021 (AEST)

Venue: ZOOM Meeting

Provider: Optometry Vic/SA

Contact: Lisa Busuttil, [E], [P] 03 9652 9101

Learning Objectives

  • To understand how to manage keratoconus in the primary eye care setting.
  • To develop a collaborative approach to the management of keratoconus: from clinical suspicion to diagnosis and treatment.

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.5Ti

Session Information

Keratoconus: An Optometry Viewpoint and anterior segment surgeon’s approach
Duration of CPD Session/Module
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component

Meet your Speakers:

Georgia Cleary MBBS (Hons) PhD FRANZCO FRCOphth
Dr Georgia Cleary is a cornea, refractive and cataract surgeon, working in both public and private practice in Melbourne, Australia. Her subspecialty clinical practice encompasses ocular surface and anterior segment disease in adults and children.
Georgia completed her undergraduate medical studies in Perth at the University of Western Australia.
Her Ophthalmology specialist training was undertaken in London, UK, where she also completed a PhD exploring cataract surgery and intraocular lens design. She then undertook advanced subspecialty surgical training in cornea and external eye disease at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, then the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital (RVEEH), Melbourne.
Georgia holds a public appointment as a consultant Ophthalmologist at RVEEH, working in the Corneal and Surgical Ophthalmology Services. She is the cataract surgery research lead for the Surgical Ophthalmology Service.
She works in private practice in East Melbourne, Brighton East and Frankston, and enjoys achieving the best possible visual outcomes for her patients.
Jessica Chi is the director of Eyetech Optometrists, an independent contact lens practice in Melbourne, which prescribes all forms of speciality contact lenses.
She is the current Victorian, and a past National President of the Cornea and Contact Lens Society and an invited speaker at meetings throughout Australia and beyond.
She is a clinical supervisor at the University of Melbourne, Lead Visionary for Sight For All’s Contact Lens Projects, a columnist for Mivision, a member of the Optometry Victoria/South Australia’s State Advisory Committee, and a fellow of the Australian College of Optometry and the British Contact Lens Association.

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.