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Experts to Speak on Dry Eye

Optometrist Julie Albietz and Dr. Stephanie Watson will address members of the CCLSA on Tuesday 11 February, on topics surrounding dry eye disease.

The presentation, to be held at Sky Phoenix Chinese Restaurant in Sydney’s CBD, will provide the latest insights into diagnosis, treatment and management strategies for dry eye.

Julie Albietz will speak on the topic ‘The Role of New and Emerging Treatments in the Management of Dry Eye, Tear Film and Ocular Surface Disorders’.

In her presentation she will provide an update on the clinical classification and differential diagnosis of dry eye, tear film and ocular surface disorders, including use of new diagnostic technologies and methodologies. Additionally Ms. Albietz will describe the indications and evidence base for emerging treatments for dry eye, tear film and ocular surface disorders and discuss practical issues surrounding their prescription and use. She will Illustrate the clinical application of new diagnostic technologies and methodologies and the clinical outcomes when emerging treatments for dry eye, tear film and ocular surface diseases are prescribed through clinical case studies.

Dr. Stephanie Watson from Save Sight Institute and Sydney Eye Hospital will speak on the topic of challenges in dry eye management, encompassing issues that include making the diagnosis; taking a patient history, undertaking examinations, diagnostic testing, differential diagnosis and step wise management. Dr. Watson will also discuss the process of review and re-evaluation and she will describe difficult cases.

The evening begins at 6pm for dinner and drinks. Presentations will commence from 7pm and the evening will conclude at 9pm. Six therapeutic points are available.

Costs are as follows

CCLSA Members: $45; Non CCLSA Members: $65; Industry Associate Members: $55 Industry Associate Non-Members: $75; Student Members: Free and Student Non- Members: $25.

To book visit tas.currinda.com/login before 8 February.