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Update in Ophthalmology 2021

Date: 23/03/2021 (AEDT)

Venue: Hybrid: Live Webinar/In-Person (Suite 901, 3 Waverley St Bondi Junction NSW 2022)

Provider: Retina Associates/ Eastern Suburbs Retina

Contact: Mariam Salib, [E], [P] 02 9389 4840

Learning Objectives

  • Define and Classify retinal Detachment.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of different types of retinal detachment.
  • Outline the management of retinal detachment.
  • Describe outcomes following retinal detachment surgery.
  • Context the importance of addressing dry eyes pre-cataract surgery, including therapeutic options.
  • Outline contact lens considerations for cataract patients.
  • Understand the importance of pre-cataract surgical considerations, post-corneal surgery.
  • Understand the benefits and risks of Cataract Surgery in patients with Macula Disease such as age-related macular degeneration or diabetic macula oedema.
  • Describe pre-operative, peri-operative and post-operative considerations in managing cataract in patients with macula disease.
  • Distinguish between Intraocular lens choices in patients with Macula Disease.
  • Understand Evidence from the Fight Retinal Blindness! Registry to guide management of cataract in patients with macula disease, including timing of intravitreal therapy.
  • Understand the update of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, including current and new devices available and what is coming in the future.
  • Distinguish which patients are suitable for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, and common pitfalls of surgery.

Max CPD hours awarded: 2

Session Information

Update in Ophthalmology 2021
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