Connective Tissue Disorders in Primary Eye Care

James Kundart OD, MEd, FAAO

COPE #30769-SD

Expires: April 1, 2014

1 credits, $39

Section: Systemic Disease


Course Description:

This course will prepare optometrists to diagnose the ocular and systemic manifestations of the five most common connective tissue disorders, including PXE, Ehlers-Danlos, Osteogenesis, Marfan and Stickler Syndromes.


Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, the optometrist will be able to differentially diagnose the following five connective tissues disorders:

1. Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

2. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

3. Osteogenesis Imperfecta

4. Marfan Syndrome

5. Stickler Syndrome