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Update in Ophthalmology for Optometry

Date: 23/10/2019

Venue: 55 High Street, Berwick Victoria 3806, VIC, 3806

Provider: Berwick Eye Centre

Contact: Ed Hauptman, [E], [P] +61419702716

Learning Objectives

  • Be updated on Choroidal Melanoma: when to refer a “suspicious lesion”, Treatment of melanoma in 2019, what to tell the patient
  • Learn to assess different stages of Thyroid Eye Disease, learn how to manage Thyroid Eye Disease medically, understand basic principle of surgical interventions of Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Understand when to monitor & when to refer, what to advise the GP, what role anti-VEGF plays & what is best management
  • Learn how to diagnose Herpetic eye disease, what to look out for & understand how to treat
  • Appreciate that glaucoma encompasses disparate prelaminar optic neuropathies
  • Gain a better understanding on epiblepharon repair
  • Differentiate non-glaucomatous pre-laminar optic neuropathies
  • Understand more about Neuro-protection for glaucoma: where are we now?
  • Understand what OCT tells us about the biology of glaucoma
  • Understand the relationship between Drugs and DNA manipulation for Lebers : where we are now?
  • Understand the use of OCT in NOPH: the revolution progresses
  • Understand the use of Drugs for TA

Max points awarded: 4.00

Session Information

Update in Ophthalmology for Optometry
Activity Type
Face to Face without 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.