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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

New dates TBA

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

Subjects covered will include:

  • Anatomy of the Eye
  • Anatomy of the Retinal and the Visual System
  • The Ageing Retina
  • Pathogenesis of Wet ARMD
  • Wet ARMD & Clinical Trials
  • Future Therapies for Wet and Dry ARMD
  • Imaging the Retina – OCT & Autofluorescence, FFA & ICG
  • How to Diagnose and Choose a Management Strategy
  • Epidemiology of ARMD and AREDS 1 & II
  • Discussion of ARMD Clinical Cases
  • Pathophysiology of AMD
  • Genetics of AMDComplications of Intravitreal therapy: How to recognise and manage

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

Fee: £295 TBC

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