Women's Health Issues in the Optometric Practice

Lesley L. Walls, OD, MD, DOS

COPE #32428-SD

Expires August 1, 2014

2 credits, $49

Section: General Optometry/Systemic Disease

 

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

This course will review the signs and symptoms of the various diseases that occur more frequently in women than in men, including specific examples in these classes of diseases:

•Infection

•Tumor

•Trauma

•Allergic

•Autoimmune

•Congenital

•Metabolic

Also, the implications for the practice of optometry are discussed.

 

Gonococcal Conjunctivitis

Figure 1: Bacterial Conjunctivitis