This course gives updated information the use of visual aids to help extend functional vision of the low vision patient. These low vision aids are divided into optical and non-optical options and include magnifying devices, binoculars and telescopes.
Course Category: COPE
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment This course is designed to review meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). The audience will learn how the prevalence of MGD and see just how common this condition really is. The pathophysiology will be reviewed, drawing attention to common risk factors. The diagnosis and treatment of MGD will be … Continued
LASIK: Shining a New Light on the Subject This course is designed to expand the knowledge of the optometrist regarding the technologies related to LASIK. This will include patient care and participation, looking at the flow of a typical LASIK procedure step-by-step, research and other surgical procedures. After completing the course, an optometrist will have … Continued
The Fading of Vision and Optometric Intervention- Part 2 This course gives updated information the use of visual aids to help extend functional vision of the low vision patient. These low vision aids are divided into optical and non-optical options and include magnifying devices, binoculars and telescopes.
Therapeutic and Bandage Contact Lenses Healing or preventing an ocular wound, especially any damage to the cornea, requires special measures. Therapeutic and bandage contact lenses can be an important part of the healing process when the optometrist and patient work together for the best results. This course will look at the dispensing of these healing … Continued
Innovation in The Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease This course is designed to review thyroid eye disease (TED). The audience will learn how ocular sequelae can manifest from abnormalities in the thyroid gland. Systemic symptoms of thyroid disease will be discussed. Thyroid eye disease will be introduced as a potential ocular sequela. Diagnostic tests will … Continued
Armoring the Cone- Innovation in the Treatment of Keratoconus This course is designed to deliver updated information on the treatment and management of keratoconus. The epidemiology and pathophysiology of the condition will be reviewed. Treatment options will be outlined; traditional therapies will be included, but special attention will be drawn to innovation in this area.
Food for Thought: A Recipe for Healthy Eyes Nutrient and health are lifelong concerns for your patient. Diets containing adequate nutrients, vitamins, and minerals affect systemic health and may also have a positive impact on ocular health. Therefore, it is important for optometrists to understand the impact specific vitamins and nutrients may have on ocular … Continued
Strategies for Successfully Fitting Presbyopic Soft Contact Lenses The purpose of this course is to help educate the optometrist who may be asked by their presbyopic patient “can I wear contact lenses?” With the popularity of contact lenses, there is very little doubt that tremendous potential exists for expanding a contact lens practice in the … Continued
Contact Lens Contraindications: Should You Say No? This course gives updated information on the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment available when the use of contact lenses is less than par, or even prohibited due to complications. The safe use of contact lenses is number one when fitting, dispensing and monitoring each patient. If certain warning signs … Continued