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How To Keep the Ocular Surface Happy

Date: 26/07/2022 (AEST)

Venue: 157 Given Terrace, Paddington, QLD, 4064

Provider: Cornea & Contact Lens Society of Australia

Contact: Kristy Bunting, [E], [P] 02 9431 8676

Learning Objectives

  • Identify patients at risk of a poor ocular surface prior to anterior segment surgery
  • Instigate management of the ocular surface to optimise the ocular surface before, during and after surgery
  • Achieve the desired refractive outcomes and a comfortable eye ie a very happy patient
  • Understand the importance of a healthy ocular surface prior to cataract surgery
  • Recognise the importance of treating the ocular surface with ciclosporin
  • Build knowledge on applying real-world data to a clinical setting involving a once daily ciclosporin 0.1% eye drop
  • Understand the impact of poor ocular surface and unstable tear film on vision in a patient with PCIOLs
  • Be able to counsel patients on the importance of dry eye management pre and post cataract surgery.

Max CPD hours awarded: 2

Session Information

How To Keep the Ocular Surface Happy
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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.