The course is introduced with case presentations. Utilizing the cases, a review of basic science aspects of common congenital disorders is reviewed with both Down Syndrome and Smith-Magenis Syndrome being reviewed in detail. Ocular manifestations of these disorders is emphasized along with suggested optometric management.
Smith-Magenis and Down Syndromes
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 09:45 to Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 09:45
The optometrist will be able to: Appreciate the manifestations of common congenital disorders Identify the ocular manifestations of common congenital disorders Understand the basic science aspects of the genomics in congenital disorders Be comfortable with the role of the optometrist in diagnosing and managing common congenital disorders Also, the implications for the practice of optometry are discussed.
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