DISCUSSION WORKSHOP

3 CPD

Anterior segment OCT & glaucoma

About the session

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This session will include:

  • Anatomy of the anterior chamber angle
  • Techniques to assess anterior chamber angle: gonioscopy, van Herick and imaging 
  • Description of mechanisms of angle closure
  • Description of AS-OCT
  • Qualitative interpretation of AS-OCT images of the angle
  • Quantitative analyses of AS-OCT images
  • Potential role of AS-OCT in your clinic.

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes and CPD information to be confirmed.

Speaker

Professor Augusto Azuara-Blanco

Augusto is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology. His clinical activity takes place at the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust and is mainly dedicated to people with glaucoma. 

Augusto has surgical expertise in complex glaucoma and cataract. With his academic career at the Centre of Public Health, he is trying to improve eye health by investigating the effectiveness, safety and efficiency of new technologies for eye diseases (eg, treatments, diagnostic tests, models of eye care). He has expertise in primary and secondary research methodology. Augusto is a member of the Clinical Management Guidelines committee of The College of Optometrists (from September 2023).