Decoding macular OCT: mastering membranes and holes - empowering optometrists in referral decision-making
This lecture will explore the intricacies of identifying subtle findings on OCT scans, focusing on macular membranes and holes. These conditions present unique challenges in referral decision-making to the retina clinic. Understand the principles of OCT imaging, interpret OCT scans accurately, and differentiate normal variations from pathology. Delve into the features of epiretinal membranes and macular holes and grasp the clinical significance and potential complications. Learn when to recognise red flags for prompt referrals through case studies. Enhance collaborative care and communication with retina specialists to optimise patient outcomes. Sharpen your skills in diagnosing and managing macular pathologies, ensuring timely and appropriate care for your patients.
Practitioners will be able to identify features of macular membranes and holes on OCT thereby enhancing collaborative care for the benefit of patients
Practitioners will be able to identify features of macular membranes and holes on OCT to guide management decisions.