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Practical Guides for Busy Optometric Practices

Available from: 1/12/2019

Where to publish:

Provider: Presmed Australia Pty Ltd

Contact: Eliza Mcgann, [E], [P] 02 8507 6846

Learning Objectives

  • Understand important basic science concepts relating to the development of periocular tumours
  • Gain an appreciation of the presentation and spectrum of malignant periocular tumours
  • Identify clinical “red flags" that may indicate malignant transformation of periocular lesions and that should serve as and a catalyst for specialist review
  • Gain an understanding of treatment options and future trends in treating periocular tumours
  • Appreciate the anatomical constraints and special considerations in periocular reconstruction. 
  • Differentiate various conjunctivitis and when Chlorsig is the appropriate treatment.
  • To provide education of serious eye diseases can cause severe visual loss, significant morbidity or even threaten life
  • Differentiate and understand relevance of a pupil sparing (‘medical’) and a pupil involving (‘surgical’) 3rd cranial nerve palsy
  • Understand the clinical features suggesting an Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia
  • An overview of pigmented anterior segment lesions
  • Distinguish and differentiate anterior Scleritis form Episcleritis

Max points awarded: 2.00

Session Information

Practical Guides for Busy Optometric Practices
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.