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Fundus AutoFluorescence

Available from: 1/04/2019

Where to publish:

Provider: Luxottica Institute of Learning

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

Learning Objectives

  • Describe what Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF) means, as well the concepts around generating a FAF image
  • Establish the normal appearance of an FAF image in the clinical setting
  • Understand mechanisms of hyper and hypo-autoflourescence in the retinal and recognise the clinical significance of hyper and hypo autoflourescence
  • Examine the evidence for FAF imaging in diagnosing AMD and monitoring progression
  • Examine how FAF plays a role in diagnosing and monitoring certain retinal conditions such as retinal tumours, plaquenil retinopathy, central serous chorioretinopathy and hereditary dystrophies
  • Consolidate their knowledge on FAF and appreciate the clinical relevance of FAF in the modern clinic setting

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Fundus Autofluorescence
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Fundus AutofluorescenceIndependent Learning with AssessmentNoNo2.00

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