COPE Course # 46956-GL / COPE Event # 109976
2 CE credit available.
Instructor: Pinakin G Davey OD, PhD, FAAO, Professor, College of Optometry, Western University of Health Sciences
This 2 hour course will discuss the decision making process involving choosing surgery as the modality of treatment in managing glaucoma patients and the details of various surgical options, its complications and post-operative care of patients. It will discuss the latest research and new horizons in surgical techniques
Your registration fee entitles you to 30 days of unlimited access to a lecture presentation recorded by Professor Davey. To see a brief demo of one of our lecture presentations, select Demo (requires Flash). Your subscription also includes unlimited access to the posttest, which you can take as many times as you need to in order to pass the course.
Course learning objectives:
1) Describe the various factors involved in choosing the surgery as the treatment of choice in management of glaucoma patients.
2) Describe and understand the various surgical techniques used in glaucoma management.
3) Describe the pre-operative measurements and procedures involved in surgery
4) Describe the various complications that can occur related to specific procedures.
5) Describe current and future trends in surgical techniques