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Herpetic Eye Disease

Date: 16/11/2021 (AEDT)

Venue: Suite 2, Ground Floor/99 Bathurst St, TAS, 7000

Provider: Optometry Tas

Contact: Jonathan Jones, [E] j.jones@optometry.org.au, [P] (03) 6224 3360

Learning Objectives

  • HSV virology
  • Clinical features of HSK
  • Role of PCR and other virological testing
  • Treatment of HSK
  • What to think about when the patient is no responding to treatment
  • Management of stromal vascularisation
  • The effects of herpetic infection on the eye
  • Common complications: o Recognition o Differential diagnosis o Treatment
  • Rare complications: o Recognise potential threat to sight o Facilitate prompt referral

Max CPD hours awarded: 2

Session Information

Name
Herpetic Eye Disease
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
Yes
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
2
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
2