An Optometrists Guide to Glaucoma Surgery Course # 40085

Instructor:

Anthony Dewilde, OD, FAAO

Section:

Surgery Procedures

COPE Course ID:

59653-GL

Expiration Date:

October 11, 2021

Qualified Credits:

1.00 credits - $39.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Glaucoma surgery is a complex procedure that has evolved dramatically since its introduction. You will learn the latest techniques for surgical management of patients with glaucoma, including iStent, ExPRESS mini shunt, and trabectome. You will gain knowledge of how to refer for glaucoma surgery and what outcomes to expect.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Learn the evidence regarding risks and benefits of glaucoma surgery
  • Discuss the benefits of newer surgical techniques
  • Identify which patients are good candidates for glaucoma surgery
  • Understand how glaucoma surgery works
  • Develop a co-management strategy

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

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Upon completion and payment you will be issued a certificate.
Please send any questions or comments to kundart@pacificu.edu.

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