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M & Ms: Misdiagnosis and Mismanagement

Date: 28/04/2023 (AEST)

Venue: 1 Martin Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Provider: Sydney Retina Clinic & Day Surgery

Contact: Thomas Hong, [E], [P] 02 9221 3755

Learning Objectives

  • Identify management strategies for cataracts in patients with macular disease.
  • Understand Irvine-Gass Syndrome management.
  • Factors to consider with intravitreal injection treatment.
  • Understand the appropriate timing of injections and cataract surgery.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy.
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of macular telangiectasia.
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of angioid streaks.
  • Describe the subtle signs of retinal detachments.
  • Identify the common diseases that retinal detachments may be misdiagnosed for.
  • Describe the differences in presentation between schisis and retinal detachment.
  • Understand missed or late glaucoma diagnoses.
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of an intraocular foreign body.
  • Understand the impact of the most recent clinical trials on patient care and treatment.

Max CPD hours awarded: 3

Session Information

M & Ms: Misdiagnosis and Mismanagement
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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.