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Vision Loss in the Elderly
Speaker: Jack C. Thomas, OD, FAAO

Department: Geriatric Education CenterRoom: TTUHSC SOP Auditorium
Directly Provided: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Campus: Amarillo

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Upon the completion of this activity the participant should be able to:
  • Discuss systemic treatment of herpes zoster and its ocular complications
  • Differentiate between arteritic and non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION), how each type relates to systemic health risks and current treatmen protocols (both systemic and ophthalmic
  • Explain the underlying systemic causes of retinal vein occlusions in the eye and apply management techniques for these patients to reduce systemic health risks and vision loss
  • Discuss open and narrow angle glaucoma, low systemic medications may affect progression and current research on neurodegenerative disease associations
  • Utilize current treatment protocols in the management of age-related macular degeneration
Accreditation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.