NAION and RAM: Sleep Apnea and Retinal Arterial Microaneurysms


Brian Silverman, OD and Kelly Hadnot, OD

COPE #30770-PS

Expires: April 1, 2014

1 credits, $39

Section: Retina and Posterior Segment


Course Description:

This course will discuss the diagnosis and management of two posterior segment conditions: non-arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy caused by sleep apnea, and retinal arterial microaneurysm.


Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, the optometrist will know the link between NAION and obstructive sleep apnea, and how to treat it. Also, the causes and consequences of RAM and prevention will be discussed.