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YO Webinar: Assessing Anterior Anomalies

  • 15 Sep 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
  • Online

In this webinar, we are fortunate to have ophthalmologist Dr Alex Hamilton presenting on therapeutic treatment of various anterior eye conditions. He will also be discussing the developments in corneal transplantation and differentiation between the two ocular conditions of pterygium and ocular surface squamous neoplasia.

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Learning Objectives:

1. To educate optometrists on the differentiation between Pterygium and Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia 

2. To discuss case studies involving the therapeutic treatment of various anterior eye conditions. 

3. To update attendees on developments in corneal transplantation.



Dr Hamilton is an Ophthalmic Surgeon with specific and extensive training in the fields of cataract, refractive, corneal surgery, as well a being a medical retina specialist. 

Dr Hamilton as extensive experience with premium cataract surgery and laser eye surgery, and manages all types of corneal diseases including Keratoconus and Fuchs' Endothelial Dystrophy. He also specialises in retinal conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and retinal vein occlusion. 

Dr Hamilton is further committed to educating future ophthalmologists, as he trains eye surgeons at Sydney Eye Hospital and is a clinical lecturer at The University of Sydney. 

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. 1.5T 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 15th September 2021.

Before Dr Hamilton's talk, we have the pleasure of hosting a quick talk on higher degree research at UNSW with Associate Professor Maria Markoulli. As the current Post Graduate Coordinator at UNSW School of Optometry and Vision Science,  Maria will be sharing insights on the ins and outs on how you can potentially take the next step in your career with a PhD and current scholarship opportunities being offered. 

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

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