Referral Urgency of Common Eye Conditions
Optometrists frequently encounter pathology that requires ophthalmological referral. Timely and appropriate referral to the hospital eye service improves patient care and enhances the relationship between all eye care heath professionals. This lecture reviews the common ophthalmic conditions seen by optometrists and how they should be managed or referred to an ophthalmologist in an appropriate time frame. The conditions covered include, eyelid lumps and bumps, cataract, glaucoma, red eye, vascular conditions and pigmented retinal lesions.
CPD Points: 1
Visionstryt credits: 1
Expiry Date: 31/12/2020
Dispensing Essentials CET Article
This CET article was written to accompany a peer review session.
Kids R Fun! Paediatric eyecare for the busy optometrist
This presentation will discuss the role of the optometrist in providing eye care for children, including appropriate clinical tests and diagnosis of common paediatric ocular conditions.