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Vision: Quantity and Quality

Date: 26/02/2020

Venue: Elwood Bathers, 15 Elwood Foreshore, Elwood, VIC, 3184

Provider: Vista Eyes

Contact: Carolyn Terry, [E], [P] 03 8532 5000

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the what higher order aberrations are, how they are measured and how they are described in the human eye
  • To discuss what factors influence a patient’s eligibility for refractive surgery, what preoperative testing is performed and what factors influence a patient’s potential outcome
  • To understand the differences between the various surgical methods used in corneal refractive surgery; including potential side-effects and complications.
  • To describe the steps involved in planning lens-based and corneal refractive procedures
  • To explore the current IOLs designs used in refractive lens exchange and cataract surgery and to understand which clinical features influence patient selection for the different IOL designs.
  • To understand the optometric and surgical management of post-operative visual complications.

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Vision: Quantity and Quality
Activity Type
Face to Face with 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.