Optic Neuropathy

    • CE credits 1 hours
    • COPE code 74149-NO / 122504
    • Available until Sep 1, 2024

Introduction

Guest Lecturer
Paul Freund,
MD, FRCSC, MSc
Neuro-ophthalmologist
Dept. of Ophthalmology, Dalhousie University

Learning Objectives

  • How to assess a patient for a suspected optic neuropathy
  • Review common and important optic neuropathies
  • Develop a systematic approach to optic neuropathies

Course Description

This case-based course will walk participants from important aspects of optic neuropathies through developing a systematic approach to them.

The video covers the following topics:

  • Treatments for optic neuropathy
  • Review multiple cases
  • Discuss retinal mimics

Quick Question

Before moving on to the video, take a moment to answer the following statement about optic neuropathies:

Papilledema generally doesn’t cause loss of central acuity/colour vision—unless severe end-stage disease or associated with subretinal fluid under the fovea.

  • True
    CORRECT

    This will be discussed in the lecture.

  • False

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