Macular Cherry Red Spots: Causes and Consequences Course # 40083

Instructor:

James Kundart OD, MEd, FAAO, FCOVD-A

Section:

Posterior Segment

COPE Course ID:

58759-PS

Expiration Date:

July 25, 2021

Qualified Credits:

1.00 credits - $39.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course covers the most common causes of cherry red spots of the macula, including central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO), mucolipidosis, Niemann-Pick, Sandhoff, and Tay-Sachs diseases. Symptoms, signs, differential diagnosis, and treatment will be covered.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of macular cherry red spots due to trauma (commotio retinae)
  • Diagnosis and management of macular cherry red spots due to Gaucher disease
  • Diagnosis and treatment of macular cherry red spots due to Niemann-Pick disease
  • Diagnosis of macular cherry red spots due to central retinal artery occlusion
  • Diagnosis and management of macular cherry red spots due to Tay-Sachs disease
  • Diagnosis and management of macular cherry red spots due to Sandhoff disease

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

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Please send any questions or comments to kundart@pacificu.edu.

Macular cherry red spot due to CRAO. Public domain image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherry-red_spot