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SCC Webinar 1: Optimising outcomes in cataract surgery: how to manage patients with combined corneal disease and cataract

Date: Wed 29/07/2020 - Wed 29/07/2020

Provider: Specsavers ANZ

Optometrist Credits: 0.67 General Credits + 0.33 Clinical Diagnostic Credits

Event Type(s): Online

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1 Hour webinar, from 9:00 – 10:00pm NZST, Wednesday 29/07/2020

Dr Aanchal Gupta’s online lecture is an interactive session using multiple case studies of patients with combined corneal disease and cataract. A particular emphasis on what refractive outcomes to counsel
patients on who are facing cataract surgery. In particular, those needing correction of astigmatism.

Key topics:
1. Common corneal conditions in patients facing cataract surgery
2. Understanding astigmatism – irregular vs regular and it’s relevance to being able to use toric IOLs
3. How to gain the best refractive outcomes for patients who has cataract and corneal disease –
factors that need to considered
4. Surgical correction of corneal diseases – therapeutic laser correction, corneal transplantation, small
aperture IOLs

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