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Southern Ophthalmology Educational Webinar August 2021

Date: 25/08/2021 (AEST)

Venue: Live Webinar - Online

Provider: Southern Ophthalmology

Contact: Annie Le, [E], [P] (02)95878585

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role of review of the optic disc, visual fields, RNFL OCT and GCL OCT in the diagnosis of glaucoma
  • Understand the Shifting Glaucoma Treatment Paradigm
  • Understand the role of “Traditional Medical Management” in management of glaucoma
  • Understand why optic disc RNFL measurements may be unreliable in myopic eyes
  • Understand why Macular Ganglion Cell Layer may be useful in glaucoma and optic neuropathies
  • Understand the use of OCT in myopic macular pathologies including Myopic foveo-schisis, Dome-Shaped Macula and Choroidal Neovascularisation
  • Understand that visual fields are a subjective test
  • Understand that visual field results can be very instruction dependent
  • Understand that a wide variety of retinal, optic nerve and even brain disorders can cause visual field constriction
  • Understand how to confidently assess the red reflex in infants
  • Understand the causes of an abnormal red reflex, and when to refer
  • List common causes of congenital and infantile cataract

Max CPD hours awarded: 1.5

Session Information

Southern Ophthalmology Educational Webinar August 2021
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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.