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SS5L2: Anterior Uveitis – What Every Optometrist Should Know (T)

Date: 8/10/2019

Venue: 374 Cardigan Street, Carlton, VIC, 3053

Provider: Australian College of Optometry

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

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the importance of acute anterior uveitis (AAU) and its association with HLA-B27 status and list some systemic conditions that are classified as HLA-B27 associated AAU entities.
  • Describe the clinical features of herpes simplex viral keratouveitis, herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO), Fuchs hetereochromic uveitis, Possner-Schlossman syndrome and uveitis-glaucoma-hyphaema syndrome.
  • Explain the medical management of acute and chronic anterior uveitis.

Max points awarded: 3.00

Session Information

Anterior Uveitis – What Every Optometrist Should Know
Activity Type
Face to Face 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.