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Dr Dennis Lowe Presents Ptosis, Double Vision and Myasthenia

  • 17 May 2023
  • 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Novotel Sydney Darling Square, 17 Little Pier St, Darling Harbour NSW 2000
  • 28


Unsure of what to do when a patient presents with new-onset double vision? Confused when a patient mentions of droopy eyelids? Or just love learning?

Come join our hybrid event with Dr. Dennis Lowe on Ptosis, Double Vision and Myasthenia!  In this talk, Dr Lowe will be going through common presentations of ptosis and different presents and "masquerades" of myasthenia.  This event will be presented both through Zoom and In-Person. To register for the Zoom webinar, please click here. To attend our in-person event, please register on this page. 

About Dr. Lowe: 

After initially becoming a fully qualified neurologist, Dr Lowe went on to train to become an ophthalmic surgeon. He is the only practitioner in Australia to hold these dual specialties.With vast experience, Dr Lowe has particular interest in ophthalmic surgery (cataract and laser), medical retina, neurologically related eye disease as well as general ophthalmology.

He completed his specialist training through Sydney Eye Hospital with further study at Moorfields Eye Hospital in the UK.. Dr Lowe enjoys participating in charitable/pro-bono surgical training and teaching here and overseas (Vietnam Vision Project, Sight for All Foundation, Australian Health Humanitarian Aid, ACPPRC).

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Learning Objectives: 

1. To understand the presentations of ptosis, and identify patients in risk of serious disease 

2. To understand the different ways that myasthenia may present, or "masquerade"

3. To relate presentations of diplopia to myasthenia, ptosis, and other causes, as well as revise its evaluation. 

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.

CDP hours have been applied for this event. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the conclusion of the event. 

Location: Novotel Sydney Darling Square, 17 Little Pier St, Darling Harbour NSW 2000

Time: Wednesday 17th May, 6.15PM for a 6.30PM start

Cost: Free for YO Members

A three course meal will be provided.

Register by Wednesday 10th May, spots are very limited so get in quick!

This in-person event abides by COVID-19 safety guidelines.  We also ask that you do not attend the event if you're feeling sick or unwell on the day. Please advise us ASAP by emailing

Changes to this booking sometimes may occur at last minute and may mean that due to health advice this event may be changed to an online event. Should this occur you will be notified by email. Please ensure to check all your emails from Young Optometrists for updates and any new changes prior to your event.

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

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