Michael Sinai, Ph.D.
This case-based course will cover the pathologies routinely seen in optometric practices including DR, DME, AMD, as well as some cases highlighting less common pathologies.
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Michael Sinai, Ph.D.
This course is an introduction to OCT technology and its applications in optometry care. Topics include:
• OCT technology options
• optimizing image quality
• a review of key retinal structures
• a process for effective image review
• case examples of common pathologies
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Huw Pinney - UK
With our ever growing, ever ageing population coupled with improvements in diagnostic and treatment techniques, the NHS, particularly in Ophthalmology, is facing a difficult future.
This recorded webinar discusses the advantages that the provision of enhanced services and technology in the primary care environment can provide for both patient and practice and how this subsequently enhances the provision of services in the secondary care setting. The focus is primarily on OCT and UWF imaging. We will look at how investment in equipment can grow business and how this equipment can be funded, marketed and made profitable. Improvements in technology and electronic communication also facilitate the sharing of clinical information and thereby provide the opportunity to improve patient management through mentoring and the development of virtual clinics.
Willy Gunawan and David Southgate
Educational lecture presented at the O=MEGA19 Congress, held in Melbourne Australia.
Learning Objectives for the seminar include:
1. Identify vision and life-threatening peripheral retinal pathology
2. Recognise presenting history that dictates the need for a peripheral retinal exam
3. Timely management and referral guideline for periphery pathology
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Simon Browning - UK
When taking on new clinical diagnostic equipment it can be quite bewildering to view the eye in different ways. For new users, these imaging techniques show structures in ways that look different and may cause confusion. In this webinar, Simon Browning provides a step by step guide to reviewing and interpreting pathology found on ultra-widefield retinal images. The presentation allows the delegates to think about what they are looking at and to challenge them to think about the methodical process they are developing. The aim of this is to refine referrals, avoid false positives and to be able to explain findings to the patient in a positive way.
Kirit Patel - UK
In this webinar, Kirit Patel discussed the importance of looking beyond the posterior pole and why optometrists should examine and document the retinal periphery. Early signs of many ocular pathologies and diseases may first present in the periphery and can go undetected using conventional techniques and equipment. Real case studies of patients with retinal pathology were presented including both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.
Faye McDearmid - UK
In this webinar, Faye McDearmid discussed how new clinical technology can help improve patient outcomes by identifying and treating disease more promptly and effectively. This in turn also improves outcomes for the practitioner by helping to build your business and reduce the stress associated with the fear of missing something. Clinical case studies of patients who have benefited from ultra-widefield technology and their corresponding treatment were discussed, as well as tips and tricks on how to successfully integrate new services to make the most of your investment from day 1.
Mr. Simon Browning - UK
Mr Simon Browning, has used optomap technology for nearly 20 years and was the first optometrist globally to use a Daytona. Since its installation, Simon has lectured at ARVO and the European Academy demonstrating how optomap af may be used to monitor regression of macular drusen in line with lifestyle and dietary changes. Simon believes ‘that optomap af is a game changer in optometry and that ‘optometrists are no longer required to fix a patients vision, but are there to preserve it.’
Michael Wicks, OD
Learn how Michael Wicks, OD from Victoria, Australia is utilising UWF optomap retinal imaging effectively and efficiently in his practice. Webinar recorded 2018 January.
Maurice Wilson, OD
Fundus Autofluorescence (FAF) and ultra-widefield retinal imaging continue to be game changers for eyecare professionals. This webinar will cover FAF, why FAF and UWF are so important for an Optometric practice, how to interpret FAF images, and how to incorporate the technologies into your practice.
Jerome Sherman, OD
Fundus autofluorescence (AF) imaging is imaging of the natural fluorescence of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE). These images can be used for diagnostic purposes as well as for monitoring disease progression. Lipofuscin is a naturally occurring retinal fluorophore which accumulates in the RPE as a metabolic by‐product. Lipofuscin accumulation increases with age and with certain diseases.
Autofluorescence technology can be used in conjunction with existing imaging techniques to provide a more complete clinical picture. AF can easily identify areas of dead or dying tissue from areas of normal tissue. Disease diagnosis is possible by identifying characteristic patterns only seen in that disease and sometimes the use of AF imaging will identify disease that is not present or not easy to distinguish in a color fundus image. Several cases are presented.
Sunil Gupta, MD
In this provocative webinar, Dr. Gupta will review research on the presence and clinical significance of peripheral pathology in conditions including diabetes, uveitis, and vein occlusion. He will also adress the clinical practicality of UWF imaging and propose that technology has advanced to the point that UWF imaging is practical and necessary in routine clinical practice.