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Date: 30/03/2021 (AEDT)

Venue: Level 3, 33 MacMahon Street, Hurstville, NSW, 2220

Provider: Retina & Eye Consultants

Contact: Venus Singh, [E], [P] 02 95701622

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate patients with transient visual loss
  • Appreciate the association between systemic disease and transient visual loss particularly vascular disease, amaurosis fugax, and the risk of stroke
  • Review ocular investigations for patients with transient visual loss
  • Better understand how to grade retinopathy
  • Better understand when to follow up or refer
  • Develop an understanding of the pros and cons of treatment options
  • Develop an understanding of the main risks of cataract surgery
  • Develop an understanding of the outcomes following a complication
  • Develop knowledge about the treatments available
  • Identify clinical signs of secondary open-angle glaucoma
  • Understand how management and glaucoma progression differs in secondary glaucoma cases
  • Better understand rates of glaucoma progression in these cases
  • Review and better understand Uveitis glaucoma syndrome
  • Review and better understand Ocular Ischaemic Syndrome
  • Review and better understand different presentations of neovascular change in Diabetes

Max CPD hours awarded: 3.5

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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.