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Update in Optometry by Berwick Eye Centre

Date: 21/07/2021 (AEST)

Venue: Shanikas Berwick 55 High St, Berwick VIC 3806, VIC, 3806

Provider: Berwick Eye Centre

Contact: Ed Hauptman, [E] edhauptman@berwickeye.com, [P] +61419702716

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of neovascular AMD, diabetic macular oedema and retinal vein occlusion
  • Be aware of potential options for treatment of neovascular AMD, diabetic macular oedema and retinal vein occlusion beyond anti VEGF therapy
  • Be aware of the role of randomised clinical trials in the assessment of new therapies in retinal disease
  • Understand how to assess and evaluate patients with diplopia
  • Understand the critical signs that should not be missed during evaluation
  • Understand the important tests to order for patients with diplopia
  • Understand the vision or life-threatening causes of diplopia that should not be missed
  • Understand the differences and advantages and disadvantages for various solutions to endothelial failure
  • Understand the advantages and limitation and role of DWEK and rho kinase inhibitor drugs
  • Appreciate options on Iris repair to improve vision
  • Understand advances in securing Posterior chamber IOLs in absent capsular support.
  • Understand how COVID can mimic many neuro-ophthalmological diseases on presentation
  • Understand the role of iTrace Aberromettry in evaluating candidates for premium IOLs and the critical issue of astigmatism correction for multifocal implants
  • Understand BOLD imaging in evaluating higher order visual disturbance

Max CPD hours awarded: 2

Session Information

Name
Update in Optometry by Berwick Eye Centre
Clinical?
Yes
Interactive?
No
Therapeutic?
Yes
Duration of CPD Session/Module
1.5
Duration of CPD Session/Module inclusive of Assessment Component
2