Date: Wed 25/11/2020 - Wed 25/11/2020
Optometrist Credits: 0.25 General, 1 Clinical Diagnostic + 0.25 Glaucoma event credits
Event Type(s): Conference, Seminar
Four speakers will present at this event.
Dr Hussain Patel will present on Anterior segment imaging for glaucoma. This will cover the role of anterior segment imaging, particularly OCT, in the assessment and management of glaucoma patients.
Dr Monika Pradhan’s topic is Myopic maculoschisis. With the rise in myopia worldwide, we are now also seeing a gradual increase in myopic maculoschisis. This talk will aim to discuss the various types of maculoschisis, presenting factors, treatment options and prognostic indicators for this condition.
Dr Yi Wei Goh will present on conjunctival tumours. There are benign and malignant conjunctival tumours. Specific clinical features may be present to differentiate malignant from the benign conjunctival tumours. This talk will aim to discuss the different types of tumours, clinical presentations and their management.
Our guest speaker is Dr David Worsley who will be presenting on a range of topics as outlined below. David’s sub-specialty expertise is vitreo-retinal surgery and medical retina. He practices at Hamilton Eye Clinic. David is also involved in research into retinal degenerative disease, in particular AMD and has received several funding grants for his work. He obtained one of the very first nanosecond laser systems (2RT) in 2013. Over a seven year period, David has treated the largest number of AMD patients worldwide.
David’s topics for the dinner symposium will include:
• Nanosecond Laser for Age-related Macular Degeneration – Preventing progression to wet AMD and atrophy – results over 7 years, controversy and who to refer
• Fine-tuning your use of OCT for AMD patients – identifying those at higher risk of getting wet
Tamaki Yacht Club Auckland
30 Tamaki Drive