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MEH/UCL Age Related Macular Disease – Its Diagnosis and Management

A course run jointly between UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital

Morefields Eye Hospital

25 - 26 April 2017

Where: Lecture Theatre, Institute of Ophthalmology, 11-43 Bath Street, London, EC1V 2PD

Fee: £295

Contact: Sarah Mayhew – s.mayhew@ucl.ac.uk, Tel: 020 7566 2266

This course is designed for nurses, optometrists, junior ophthalmologists, F2 doctors and others interested in learning about common ophthalmic disorders.

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Subjects covered will include:

  • Anatomy of the Eye
  • Anatomy and physiology of the retina and visual system
  • The Ageing Retina
  • Risk factors for AMD
  • AREDS 1&11
  • Cataract SX & IOLs in AMD
  • Imaging the Retina – OCT & Autofluorescence
  • FFA and ICG
  • Angio OCT and ARMD
  • Pathophysiology of AMD
  • Genetics of AMD
  • Pathogenesis of wet ARMD
  • Wet ARMD and Routine Management
  • Wet ARMD – Case Discussions
  • DX and MX: Idiopathic Polypoidal Vasculopathy
  • Future Therapies for Wet and Dry ARMD
  • Complicaitons of Intravitreal Therapy: How to Recognise and Manage