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Herpetic Eye Disease through to Neurotrophic Keratopathy with Dr Con Petsoglou

Date: 29/03/2022 (AEDT)

Venue: Rupert Myers Building, Barker St, Kensington NSW 2033, NSW, 2033

Provider: Young Optometrists

Contact: Jack Gordon, [E], [P] 0437522308

Learning Objectives

  • To understand signs and symptoms in the presentation of herpetic keratitis, and herpetic uveitis.
  • To understand the therapeutic management decisions in herpetic keratitis and uveitis, and factors that affect prognosis of the disease.
  • To investigate the differential diagnosis of neurotrophic keratopathy beyond sequalae of herpetic disease, including red flags and neurological presentations of neurotrophic keratopathy.
  • To discuss recent literature related to herpetic eye disease, including "Twenty years since the Herpetic Eye Disease Study: Lessons, developments and applications to clinical practice".
  • To understand the benefits of early recognition and a relation between the staging of disease and successful therapy in recent advances to neurotrophic keratopathy management.
  • To continue to improve early recognition of disease and inter-professional communication regarding herpetic keratitis, herpetic kerato-uveitis and neurotrophic keratopathy.

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.25

Session Information

Herpetic Eye Disease and Neurotrophic Keratopathy with Dr Con Petsoglou
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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.