Optometry Education Evening - Ptosis, Diabetes & Macular Pathology
Date: 22/03/2021 (AEST)
Venue: The Lakehouse Sunshine Coast, 15 Freshwater st, Mountain Creek, QLD, 4557
Provider: Eye Care Specialists Sunshine Coast
Contact: Elizabeth McDougall, [E] email@example.com, [P] 07 54449000
- Congenital vs acquired ptosis - how to tell the difference.
- Differentials for acquired ptosis - what not to miss.
- When to refer ptosis urgently?
- Optometrist screening recommendations for patients with diabetes, with OCT analysis, and follow-up guidelines.
- Understanding treatment thresholds for diabetic macula oedema and when to refer.
- Treatment options available for proliferative diabetic retinopathy such as anti-VEGF injections, focal laser and steroid injections.
- Determining whether the proliferative diabetic retinopathy patient is safe to drive and how this is considered wrt treatment.
- Determining when to refer the patient with an ERM or macular hole and what is the likelihood they will proceed to surgery and the expected visual outcomes.
- Understanding OCT macular scans with patients with ERM and/or macular hole.
- Complications in cataract surgery that result in vitrectomy and complex surgery.
Max CPD hours awarded: 2
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