Metabolic Disorders and Primary Eye Care


James Kundart OD, MEd, FAAO

COPE #30756-SD

Expires: May 1, 2014

1 credits, $39

Section: Systemic Disease


This course will allow the optometrist to differentially diagnose metabolic diseases, including Tay-Sachs, Niemann-Pick, Albinism, Homocystinuria and Galactosemia. Stress is placed on systemic and ocular manifestations and treatment of each.

At the completion of this course, the optometrist will be able to diagnose and treat:

  • Tay-Sachs Disease and other gangliolidoses

  • Niemann-Pick Disease

  • Albinism and Ocular Albinism

  • Homocystinuria, and

  • Galactosemia