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Southern Ophthalmology Interactive Case-Based Workshop 2

Date: 10/03/2022 (AEDT)

Venue: Suite 2, 32-36 Urunga Parade, Miranda, NSW, 2228

Provider: Southern Ophthalmology

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

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the importance of a thorough history, examination and special investigations
  • Understanding the value of obtaining previous medical history and old notes
  • Ensuring that treatment is directed towards the underlying pathology rather than the patients perceived problem
  • Learn the differential diagnosis of a macular haemorrhage
  • What to look for in the examination to make the diagnosis
  • What to look for in the OCT scan to make the diagnosis
  • Identify common causes of adult presenting with diplopia
  • Understand the key assessment and principle of treatment in adult onset strabismus
  • Identify red flags and relative urgency for referrals
  • Learn the principles of managing Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus in the acute and chronic stages
  • Assess which ocular comorbidity is primarily responsible for visual loss and target treatment to that
  • Learn about principles of cataract surgery in complex corneal patients
  • To understand the approach to a patient presenting with bilateral high pressures and poor vision
  • To highlight the pertinent features on history and examination
  • To discuss medications that can lead to acute angle closure
  • Clinical features of proliferative diabetic retinopathy
  • Timing of referral to an ophthalmologist for patients with diabetic retinopathy, and specifically for this patient
  • Treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.25

Session Information

Southern Ophthalmology Interactive Case-Based Workshop 2
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