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Quest Bundoora

40 Janefield Drive

Bundoora, VIC 3083

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The session will provide GPs with an understanding of the common eye conditions contributing to avoidable blindness and vision loss in Australia:

  • practical applications to reduce the risk of blindness and vision loss among at-risk populations
  • a better understanding of triggers and appropriate management of red eye(s) and superficial ocular trauma
  • referring appropriately to eye health providers including optometry, ophthalmology and low vision and rehabilitation service providers

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Presenters will include an optometry specialist from the Australian College of Optometry and a low vision specialist from Vision Australia.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify population subgroups at increased risk of blindness and vision loss
  • Integrate eye assessments within General Practice including chronic disease care plans and health assessments
  • Manage and review the triggers for acute eye conditions
  • Appropriately refer patients to eye health providers and rehabilitation service providers.
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Quest Bundoora

40 Janefield Drive

Bundoora, VIC 3083

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