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YO Webinar: IT’S AN EMERGENCY!

  • 1 Sep 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Online
In this webinar, we are fortunate to have ophthalmologist Dr Rushmia Karim presenting on paediatric and neuro- ophthalmology pathologies and case studies. She will also be discussing strabismus, its clinical presentation and management. 

Register here now!

Learning Objectives:

1. To educate attendees on the presentation of strabismus and the management protocol for treatment.

2. To understand the prognosis of common paediatric and neuro-ophthalmology eye pathologies.

3. To analyse case studies of paediatric patients and identify pathological flags.


Dr Karim is an Ophthalmic Surgeon with extensive training  and experience in children's eye health. She undertook her ophthalmic training at the Moorfields Eye Hospital and the fellowship program in paediatric and squint surgery. She was the Head of the Paediatric Eye Service at Prince Charles Eye Unit at the Royal Berkshire Hospital Trust in the UK and is now the lead ophthalmologist at the Vision Eye Institute Tuggerah Lakes clinic. 

Dr Karim also has a special interest in neuro- ophthalmology and is deeply involved in teaching and research. 

For a more extensive bio, please click here.

This webinar is FREE for all YO members! 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.

A certificate of attendance will be provided at the conclusion of the event. This talk has been accredited with 1.5 CPD hours.

Join us for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be hosted from 7:00PM-7:15PM prior to the webinar. 

To register, please click here. Registration is required, otherwise you will not be able to join the webinar. Please register by 5pm 1st September 2021.

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

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