Plaquenil Maculopathy Course # 34898

Instructor:

Anthony Dewilde, OD, FAAO

Section:

Posterior Segment

COPE Course ID:

34898 PH

Expiration Date:

June 15, 2015

Qualified Credits:

Course has expired


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Plaquenil maculopathy is an uncommon side effect of the systemic medication, Hydroxychrloroquine. This lecture will guide the optometrist in diagnosis and management of Plaquenil maculopathy. The course will review updated guidelines from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and discuss exciting new research utilizing OCT.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Educate about Plaquenil side effects
  • Discuss various tests to detect early Plaquenil toxicity
  • Interpretation of OCT in Plaquenil maculopathy

  • Management of Plaquenil maculopathy

  • Update on American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations

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