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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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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.