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ONLINE SS4L2: Pupil Problems

Available from: 21/08/2019

Where to publish:

Provider: Australian College of Optometry

Contact: Sisiely Wong, [E], [P] 03 9349 7477

Learning Objectives

  • Review the anatomy of the sympathetic and parasympathetic pupillary pathways
  • Discuss the diagnosis and aetiology of relative afferent pupillary defects
  • List the probing questions that a clinician should ask a patient who presents with anisocoria
  • Discuss the characteristics of efferent pupillary abnormalities
  • Explain the features of anisocoria that is manifest in dim illumination
  • Describe the signs, symptoms, pharmacologic testing and diagnosis of Horner syndrome

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Pupil Probelms
Activity Type
Independent Learning with Assessment
Points for attending & Passing Assessment

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.