What Every Optometrist Should Know About the Aging Eyes

Lesley L. Walls, OD, MD, DOS

COPE #33180-SD

Expires December 1, 2014

2 credits, $49

Section: General Optometry/Systemic Disease

 

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • To Gain an Understanding of Systemic Biological and Physiological Changes with Aging
  • To Gain a Background in Medical Aspects of Geriatrics in Regard to Systemic Diseases
  • To Appreciate the Impact of Geriatrics on the Practice of Optometry
  • To Gain Insights for Improving Eye Care to Geriatric Patients

Hollenhorst Plaque

Figure 2: Hollenhorst plaque (bright spot) blocking a retinal arteriole