Diabetic Keratopathy Course # 40061
Amiee Ho OD
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January 9, 2020
1.00 credits - $39.00
Diabetes can affect all structures of the eye, particularly the cornea, causing a condition known as diabetic keratopathy (DK). This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview on all the potential manifestations and complications of DK.
- Discuss traditional and new treatments for DK, as well as risk factors, differentials and complications
- Explore how chronic systemic hyperglycemia mechanistically affects each corneal layer and nerves
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of a DK patient
- Learn about how diabetes can affect the cornea causing a condition known as diabetic keratopathy (DK)
- Increase awareness of DK so clinicians can appropriately address, manage and treat diabetic patients during routine comprehensive diabetic eye exams
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