Discussion workshop: The power of RPE analysis in geographic atrophy
This session will explore the principles of assessing geographic atrophy (GA) in community practice to help diagnose, monitor and manage patients. Cases will be presented to help optometrists improve their standards of patient care through group discussion with fellow practitioners. Topics include the basics of OCT to detect and identify abnormalities and classify GA. Delegates will be introduced to the different types of OCT scans/protocols available and their interpretation, while considering potential pitfalls and limitations. Discussion will focus on appropriate referrals based on OCT findings, differential diagnosis and common mistakes in interpreting GA.
Practitioners will recognise clinical signs of geographic atrophy using OCT to guide patient management.