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Is Corneal X-Linking a Game Changer for Keratoconus?

Date: 23/05/2024 (AEST)

Venue: Live Webinar - Online

Provider: University of Canberra: Discipline of Optometry

Contact: Mark Feltham, [E], [P] 0499154733

Activity Outline

An evening with a world class Ophthalmologist and two Optometrists discussing new surgical techniques and treatments for keratoconus.

Presentation 1 (7:00-7:45pm): Corneal Crosslinking as a Game Changer for Keratoconus - Prof Colin Chan

Presentation 2 (7:45-8:30pm): Therapeutically managing keratoconus after corneal X-Linking - Dr Jai Siddireddy

Presentation 3 (8:30-9:00pm): Optometry competency requirements for current fifth year Optometry students - Dr Vicki Evans

Learning Objectives

  • Diagnose and understand X-Linking as a treatment for keratoconus
  • Know when and how to triage irregular corneal conditions
  • Understand the competency standard requirements for fifth year Optometry students
  • Appreciate how to therapeutically treat the cornea after corneal cross linking

Max CPD hours awarded: 2

Session Information

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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.