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Ocular Coherence Tomography (part 1 & 2)

Date: Mon 08/03/2021 - Wed 08/03/2023

Provider: World Glaucoma Association

Optometrist Credits: 2 Glaucoma Event Credits

Event Type(s): Online

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Part 1:
In this first part of the course, you will learn about OCT in Glaucoma. First, you will read about the OCT background and how it works. Secondly, you will learn about optic nerve imaging (ONH and cpRNFL) and macular imaging. Then, you will get an insight into how to interpret the ONH and cpRNFL imaging measurements, as well as macular OCT imaging in both normal and glaucomatous eyes. Finally, in this first part of the lesson, you will learn about artifacts that can result in false-positive and false-negative results in any of the scanning protocols.

Part 2:
In this second part of the course, you will continue to learn about OCT in glaucoma. First, you will read about structure and function relationships. Secondly, you will learn about ONH, cpRNFL, and macular imaging in monitoring glaucoma progression. Then, you will get seven recommended steps to analyse and interpret OCT images in glaucoma.

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