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TLC Session 2: Prosthetic Eyes - What, When & How for Optometrists

Date: 5/08/2023 (AEST)

Venue: 410 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay, TAS, 7005

Provider: Optometry Tas

Contact: Jonathan Jones, [E], [P] (03) 6224 3360

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the purpose & design of a Prosthetic eye
  • Know when a patient may require Ocularist referral for a new prosthesis
  • Identify when a prosthesis requires attention for review or new construction
  • Be aware of complications / co-morbidities that can be associated with prosthetic eyes
  • Understanding the patients’ experience
  • Awareness of Sunken Socket Syndrome (SSS)
  • Be aware & treat dry eye, blepharitis complications specific to Prostheses
  • Understand the steps associated in removing / inserting prostheses – find the resources to help
  • Know where to refer patients for support & care

Max CPD hours awarded: 1

Session Information

Prosthetic Eyes - What, When & How for Optometrists
Duration of CPD Session/Module
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component

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.