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Glaucoma New Zealand Professional Symposium

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  • Sun 16 May, 9:00am – 5:00pm


Alexandra Park Raceway, Greenlane Rd West, Epsom


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Health Professional: $162.38
  • Health Professional - Student: $38.88
  • Health Professional - Livestream: $121.38
  • Health Professional - Student Livestream: $38.88

The ODOB have approved 6 clinical diagnostic (CD) points or 6 glaucoma education (GE) points.

The overall theme of the Symposium is ‘Clinical Pearls for Glaucoma Management’.
It will be an exciting one day conference with rapid-fire presentations on a wide range of glaucoma topics, including Glaucoma Diagnosis, Special Issues in Glaucoma, Glaucoma Treatment and Challenging Cases.
Join us in the room to benefit from networking opportunities or participate through our livestream link. Note* you will be required to correctly complete 10 questions, which will be released the week following the event, in order to receive the ODOB accreditation.

The scientific programme is being overseen by Professor Helen Danesh-Meyer. The keynote speaker, Graham Lee – The Red Eye in Glaucoma. The focus of this presentation will be to identify clinical features that are important in making the appropriate management decision to select a MIGS. The talk will outline the indications of these procedures, and the risks and potential benefits.

Programme Chair, Dr Sam Kain will keep the event on track and speakers from both ophthalmology and optometry will present on the day. 8 cases will be presented in the afternoon session.
Mastering the Basics - Dr Sam Kain
Epidemiology of Glaucoma: Internationally and in NZ - Dr Hussain Patel
Visual Field Progression - Dr Keli Matheos
OCT and Glaucoma - Dr Graham Reeves
Glaucoma Referrals to Public - Dr Jim Stewart
Evidence Based Approach to Compliance - Alex Buller
Holistic Approach to Glaucoma Care - Dr Sam Kain
MIGS: The State of Play - Graham Lee
Oculoplastic Issues in Glaucoma - Simon Dean
Genetic Testing and Glaucoma - Leo Scheck
Dry Eye and Glaucoma - Jennifer Craig
Weightlifting and IOP - Geraint Philips
The intersection of Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Disease - James McKelvie
Trends and Confidence of Optometrists in Managing Glaucoma - Robert Ng
Sponsor Presentation - MyHealthFirst
Update on Angle Closure - Graham Lee
Gonioscopy: Tricks of the Trade - Ben Hoy
Provocation Tests - Jay Meyer
Angle Closure Quiz - Helen Danesh-Meyer

Cases will be presented by Rachel NG-Waishing, Inhae Park, Richard Johnson, Vicky Wang, Alex Petty, Wendy Hill, Graham Reeves and Blair Lowry.

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