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Updates in Ophthalmology 2021

Date: 24/03/2021 (AEDT)

Venue: Live Webinar - Suite G8, 100 Carillon Ave, Newtown, NSW, 2042

Provider: Central Sydney Eye Surgeons

Contact: Lisa Hartley, [E], [P] 0295193882

Learning Objectives

  • To identify a red eye presentation that is unusual in character
  • To identify a red eye presentation that requires urgent referral to an ophthalmologist
  • To select the appropriate topical treatment for patients of different ages and occupations with chronic open angle glaucoma
  • To identify early side effects from topical treatment of glaucoma
  • Understanding the natural history of keratoconus before and after corneal collagen crosslinking and the implications for refraction.
  • Have an awareness of other indications for crosslinking.
  • Consider the relative effectiveness of different techniques for crosslinking
  • Understand the risks associated with treatment of keratectasias.
  • Explain the basic principles of how an OCT works
  • Identify retinal anatomy demonstrated on OCT
  • Correctly identify the features of a choroidal naevus on OCT
  • Correctly identify the features of central serous chorioretinopathy on OCT
  • Correctly identify the features of polypoidal vasculopathy on OCT

Max CPD hours awarded: 2.75

Session Information

Updates in Ophthalmology 2021
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.