ABSTRACT NUMBER - 261

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY CHALLENGES


Meeting:  2016 RANZCO


SESSION INFORMATION

Date: 22 Nov 2016

Session Title: Course

Session Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Name: Diagnosing and Managing Common Neuro-ophthalmic Conditions

Objectives: The ophthalmologist may be the first or only physician to encounter vision or life-threatening disease.

1.    Reviewing basic and advanced skills necessary to diagnose neuro-ophthalmic conditions.

2.    Identify neuro-ophthalmic emergencies via case-based approach.

3.    Appropriate initial investigations and practical advice on management.

4.    Treatment options.

Speakers: Prof Helen Danesh-Meyer and Prof Peter Savino

 

 

Outline: A series of cases neuro-ophthalmic entities will be presented.  The cases will be interactive with the audience. Each case will highlight key signs and symptoms that should alert the ophthalmologist to important neuro-ophthalmic diagnosis. The discussion will be based on practical guidelines on investigation and management of life-threatening and sight-threatening neuro-ophthalmology.