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Updates in Primary Eyecare | Topic One Ocular Trauma

Date: 1/03/2023 (AEST)

Venue: The Inchcolm by Ovolo, 73 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill, QLD, 4000

Provider: LVF Ophthalmology Research Centre

Contact: Christopher Layton, [E], [P] 07 3398 9494

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the approach to Ocular Trauma including Trauma Patients are : Respiratory, CVS and Head Trauma | Pupil pearls, eye position and extraocular muscles.
  • Identifying the signs of Open Globe including - Irregular pupil | 360 degrees conjunctival haemorrhage with pigment.
  • Ophthalmic Aspects of Orbital Fractures: Visual acuity – properly measured, Medical treatment, Retrobulbar haemorrhage.
  • Oculoplastic Principles in Eyelid Repair including classification of eyelid lacerations.
  • Understanding Closed Globe Injuries including: Conjunctiva and sclera, Cataract and lens injuries, Traumatic mydriasis, iritis and microphyphaema, macrohphema and Retinal tears.
  • How to approach Chemical Injuries and Burns including the Roper Hall Classification system.
  • Update on the new developments in intravitreal therapy safety.

Max CPD hours awarded: 1.75

Session Information

Updates in Primary Eyecare | Ocular Trauma
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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.