Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and the Eye Course

Credits : 1
Start Date :  Feb 01, 2021End Date :  Jul 01, 2021

Organized by :   Pacific University

Specialties :   Rheumatology, Genetics

Fees Fee :   Starting From USD 39

Conference Summary

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and the Eye Course is organized by Pacific University.

Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

Credits: 1.00 credits.

Course Description:
This course will cover the ocular and visual consequences of the common connective tissue disorder, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), including diagnostic criteria, effects on the ocular adnexa, anterior and posterior segments, refractive error, and binocular vision. Updated for 2018.

learning Objectives:
• Diagnose and treat exposure keratoconjunctivitis from lagophthalmos and mast cell destabilization in  EDS
• Diagnose diplopia and divergence insufficiency from CN VI palsy in EDS
• Diagnose and treat visual snow secondary to reduced ophthalmic arterial perfusion and postural  orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) in EDS
• Diagnose and co-manage direct and indirect carotid-cavernous fistula in EDS
• Diagnose and treat idiopathic intracranial hypertension and optic nerve swelling in EDS
• Be aware of secondary autoimmune diseases caused by EDS

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

Credit Info

  • Credits : 1
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