This course will discuss optometrys role in managing various anterior segment surgical procedures and the conditions that accompany them. Peri-operative management of the most common anterior segment surgical procedures including partial thickness corneal transplants, full-thickness corneal transplants, cataract surgery, corneal collagen cross-linking and corneal refractive procedures. Topics include an overview of advanced anterior segment surgical treatment options, indications for surgery, advantages and disadvantages of the procedure and post-operative care.

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Justin Schweitzer, O.D.

Derek Cunningham, O.D.

Walter Whitley, O.D.



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