Anterior segment OCT & glaucoma

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CPD ref: C-108299


This is a discussion workshop for optometrists looking at a number of cases that illustrate the potential value of AS-OCT as a diagnostic tool. We look at the anatomy of the anterior chamber angle and the role of the OCT and other techniques in aiding the diagnosis of glaucoma.

Target Audience

  • Optometrist

Domains and learning outcomes

Clinical practice

s.7 Conduct appropriate assessments, examinations, treatments and referrals

  • Able to conduct appropriate assessments, examinations, and help formulate a management plan in patients with possible angle closure disease.
  • Able to carry out an appropriate investigation and examination of a patient presenting with possible angle closure

s.5 Keep your skills and knowledge up to date.

  • Able to use and understand the scans obtained with an OS - OCT


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).