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YO Webinar: Demystifying Adult Strabismus

  • 20 Oct 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Online

In this webinar, we are delighted to have ophthalmologist Dr Matthew Spargo presenting on adult strabismus. He will be discussing how to approach adult strabismus, what necessitates urgent referral, and other management principles of strabismus. 

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Learning Objectives:

1. To help Optometrists understand the principles of binocular development 

2. Educate Optometrists on how to approach an adult with strabismus 

3. To discuss the situations that require a rapid referral 

4. To elucidate the basic management principles of adult strabismus 

Dr Spargo is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon with subspecialty training in paediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus.

He completed his undergraduate medical degree with Honours from The University of Sydney. His specialty training in ophthalmology took place at The Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital, being the Professorial Senior Registrar in his final year. He then travelled to the United Kingdom to complete his subspecialty fellowship training at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Cheltenham General Hospital and Oxford University Hospitals.

Dr Spargo holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Sydney and a Conjoint Associate Lecturer position at the University of New South Wales. He is an active contributor to the academic literature, having published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national meetings.

Dr Spargo prides himself on delivering outstanding care to his patients and their family. 

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 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 has been accredited for 1.5 CPD hours.

To register, please click here. Registration is required, otherwise you will not be able to join the webinar. Please register by 5pm 20th October 2021.

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

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