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Keratoconus: Detection and Management

Provider: Mivision

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

Activity Outline

Keratoconus has a prevalence of up to one in 84 people in the Australian population. Understanding the tips for early diagnosis, the management required at diagnosis, appropriate information for a thorough referral and the numerous treatments available is important for such a common disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the incidence of keratoconus in the Australian community
  • Appreciate why certain information in the referral can assist in accessing faster treatment
  • Know how to screen for the disease with autorefractors and a retinoscope
  • Understand the many surgical treatment options
  • Understand how glasses and contact lenses can be used to manage the disease

Max CPD hours awarded: 1.5

Session Information

Keratoconus: Detection and Management
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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.