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50557 South Evening, Southern Eye Institute peer review session 31 August 2021

Date: Tue 31/08/2021

Provider: Eye Institue

Optometrist Credits: 1.00 Clinical Diagnostic & 0.33 Glaucoma peer review

Event Type(s): Online

Contact

Name: Jennifer Springett

Email: Jennifer.sp@eyeinstitute.co.nz


Name: Dr Graham Reeves

Presentation title: Ten top tips for diagnosing and managing glaucoma

Duration of presentation: 30 mins

Time Allowed for Questions/Discussion: 5 mins

The diagnosis of glaucoma can be straightforward but it is far more likely that the diagnosis is made on longitudinal observation of patients over many years.

Labelling a patient with the diagnosis of glaucoma can have lifelong impacts in terms of visual disability and side effects of treatment.

In this presentation Dr Reeves will outline ten points in glaucoma assessment and management to improve confidence in diagnosis and tailor treatment appropriately.

 

Name: Dr Shanu Subbiah

Presentation title: Herpes Simplex Keratitis (HSK)

Duration of presentation: 30 mins

Time Allowed for Questions/Discussion: 5 mins

Herpetic Simplex has some of the most varied ocular presentations of any microorganism.

Coupled with this is the need to often use concurrent steroid treatment in management of some forms of HSK.

This presentation will look at the common corneal presentations of the virus, assessment and management including when to refer for sight threatening disease.

 

Name: Dr Will Cunningham

Presentation title: “Vitreoretinal Surgery 101”

Duration of presentation: 30 mins

Time Allowed for Questions/Discussion: 5 mins

Abstract (including statement of educational objectives, 100 word max)

In the this presentation we will discuss common vitreoretinal disorders.

Attendees will gain valuable insight on their diagnosis and management.

We will highlight which conditions or their variants are potentially vision threatening and require referral as well as look at the conditions that can be safety observed.

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