Description:

Optometrists often encounter patients that continue to progress even after exhausting topical medications and/or selective laser trabeculoplasty.  The next step in managing many of these patients is to consider surgical intervention and a referral to an ophthalmologist for a procedure.  This course will cover the various considerations of intervention when drops no longer can get the job done, as well as a discussion around the role the optometrist plays in managing glaucoma patients after surgical intervention has occurred.

Course Code:

AOA362-GL

Speaker(s):

Justin Schweitzer, O.D.

justin.schweitzer@vancethompsonvision.com

Walter Whitley, O.D.

wowhitley@gmail.com

Nate Lighthizer, O.D.

lighthiz@nsuok.edu

Credits:

1

AOA Expiration Date:

12/12/2025

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