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From the Lid to the Retina

Date: 28/04/2021 (AEST)

Venue: 488 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Provider: George St Eye Centre

Contact: Con Moshegov, [E], [P] 0422816642

Learning Objectives

  • Perform basic differential diagnosis of eyelid lesions, deciphering whether it is acute or chronic, benign or malignant & be able to triage patients appropriately
  • Recognise the effects of a poor ocular surface for patients undergoing Cataract surgery & the spectrum of techniques available, mechanisms involved & methodologies for improving the ocular surface
  • Understand what Epithelial Basement Membrane Dystrophy is - how this condition influences outcomes of cataract surgery & what can be done to accurately identify and explain such impacts to patients
  • Understand the functions of and common pathologies relating to the posterior cornea, lens & posterior segment of the eyeball, how to best triage patients and institute appropriate management plans
  • Understand how the latest monofocal, EDOF & multifocal IOLs work in relation to visual acuity/visual quality & how lifestyle/visual demands impact on suitability of these lenses for certain patients
  • Identify and diagnose patients with Central Serous Chorioretinopathy & formulate an appropriate management plan

Max CPD hours awarded: 3

Session Information

From the Lid to the Retina
Duration of CPD Session/Module
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component

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.