LVCOL: Geographic Atrophy: What is it? How does it affect us?

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CPD Accreditation:

HPCSA: 1 Clinical CEU, Level 1
OASA (Ocularist Association of South Africa): Universal1 (one) point
 

Course Content

Age Related Macular Degeneration is a major cause of visual impairment and about 30% of those affected will develop Geographic Atrophy, a severe form of the condition. How much do we know about this condition? What is it? What can we do about it? Is there a treatment? Let us discuss the situation with a look at yesterday, today, and what hopes are on the horizon tomorrow …    

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Description

The Low Vision Centre is excited to introduce Karen Denton to present this relevant and exciting recorded webinar: Geographic atrophy: What is it? How does it affect us.

Always a keen student and teacher, having a toddler diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes set Karen on a pathway that shaped her life. Having completed studies in General Nursing, Midwifery, Operating Theatre, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, Psychiatric Nursing, and a Degree in Psychology, Karen was uniquely poised to utilize the varied skills for a thirty plus year career in Diabetes Education. During this time, lecturing internationally, Chairing Diabetes South Africa, Pan-Africa Diabetes Educators (5 years) and The South African Diabetes Educators (8 years) proved stimulating and a valuable basis for a move to the Middle East for a further 8 years where she continued her studies. On returning to South Africa, she has been delighted to re-integrate into the medical field with Retina SA where she functions as the Lead in Education and Advocacy and to be a Founder-Member of the Low Vision Centre of Learning.

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Nicholas Rose
Posted 2 months ago
Geographic attophy where are we?

Excellent speaker. Extremely well done lecturr

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