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YO Webinar: Understanding the OCT and Improving Collaborative Glaucoma Care in the ACT

  • 26 May 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Online

Recently gained access to an OCT and want to learn how to use it to its full potential? Want to be more involved in collaborative care with your colleagues to best look after your patients?

Well, look no further! We are very fortunate to have Canberran ophthalmologist Dr Chih-Hung (Nelson) Kuo as our presenter for this hot topic! In this webinar, Dr Kuo will be guiding us on how to make best use of the OCT, practical tips in assessing macula and glaucoma diagnosis and importantly models of collaborative care in Canberra to ensure we can all best serve our patients. Register here now!

Learning Objectives:

1. Ability to identify key OCT features for possible treatable macula pathology.
2. Ability to look for OCT signs of early glaucoma changes and its progression.
3. Understand challenges and to be part of solutions in glaucoma care delivery in the ACT and surrounding areas.

Dr Chih-Hung (Nelson) Kuo is a specialist cataract, glaucoma, eyelids and tear duct surgeon. He also treats conditions affecting the macula such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. Dr Kuo studied medicine at the University of New South Wales and completed his prevocational training at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. He began his ophthalmology training at the Sydney Eye Hospital. He spent two further fellowship years at the Concord Repatriation Hospital in Sydney and Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in the United Kingdom, sub-specialising in complex glaucoma and oculoplastic. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists. After his fellowships, Dr Kuo worked as a consultant ophthalmologist at tertiary public hospitals in Brisbane providing cataract, glaucoma and oculoplastic services.

Dr Kuo is now appointed by the Canberra Health Service to provide public cataract and glaucoma surgery services, supervising and training the next generation of ophthalmologists. Dr Kuo is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Queensland. He has published many articles in peer-review journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet.


This webinar is FREE for all YO members and Canberran optometrists! If you have any questions that you would like to send in beforehand, please email them to us at y.optoms@gmail.com. If you are not a member and would like to attend, you can sign up here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

A certificate of attendance will be provided at the conclusion of the event. 1.5 CPD hours has been applied for.

To register, please click here. Registration is required, otherwise you will not be able to join the webinar. Please register by 5pm 26th May 2021.

Special thank you to CooperVision for their unwavering support of Young Optometrists for making these events happen! 

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