Description:

This course explores in detail the various parameters obtained when OCT technology is used in diagnosing and managing glaucoma, with an emphasis on knowing which specific parameters to examine to determine whether glaucoma actually is present or if it is progressing.  A discussion of identifying the specific locations where early disease is detected and imaging these areas in the appropriate fashion is had.  Interpretation of clinical significance is discussed, along with the role of reference data bases.  Practical clinical guidance is presented in ways to approach a glaucoma suspect, with emphasis on determining whether there is frank disease versus only risk factors, as well as ways to approach the established glaucoma patient and looking for structural indicators of progression.  OCT-A use is also discussed.

Course Code:

AOA289-GL

Speaker(s):

James Fanelli, O.D.
FANELEYE@AOL.COM

Jessica Haynes, O.D.
jhaynes@sco.edu

Credits:

2

AOA Expiration Date:

8/11/2023

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