Eye Conditions in the Elderly
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Determine how to implement current screening recommendations for age related eye diseases and conditions such as AMD, Cataract, Glaucoma and Dry Eye.
2. Determine when diagnostic findings indicate that patients should be referred to an ophthalmologist or optometrist for evaluation.
3. Initiate therapy to lower intraocular pressure in patients with acute angle-closure glaucoma until they can be seen by an ophthalmologist.
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Junaed Ul Haq, MD, Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Doctors’ Hospital of Michigan, Pontiac
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