Diabetic Keratopathy Course # 40061

Instructor:

Amiee Ho OD

Section:

Anterior Segment

COPE Course ID:

52200-AS

Expiration Date:

January 9, 2020

Qualified Credits:

1.00 credits - $39.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • 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

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

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Diabetic Neuropathy