Early Career Optometrists - WA - CPD Evenings in 2019
The Optometry Western Australia Graduate Group is a collection of OWA members who have graduated in the last 10 years.
ECO (Early Career Optometrists) has the goal is to provide you all with additional support that would be more tailored for you, and to also to build up a social network amongst ourselves.
To be in ECO, you need to be in the first 10 years of your optometry career but if you fall outside that category but wish to attend a particular lecture, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Wednesday 12th June 2019 - REGISTRATION OPEN
Venue Perugino Restaurant, 77 Outram Street, West Perth, WA 6005
Presenters Dr Chee Kang
Topic The Ageing Vitreous
Synopsis: Posterior vitreous detachment and its complications
- To understand macular and peripheral retinal complications of PVD
- How to improve detection and diagnosis of PVD related complications
- To understand management options for PVD related complications
Bio: Dr Chee Yiong Kang is an Ophthalmologist and Ophthalmic Surgeon.
Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery - MB BS - 2001 Uni WA
Fellow of the Royal Aust & NZ College of Ophthalmology FRANZCO
Presenters Dr Olivia MacVie
Topic Common Eyelid Malpositions & their Surgical Management
Synopsis: A comprehensive discussion of the 3 most common eyelid malpositions (ectropion, entropion and ptosis), including their pathogenesis, diagnosis and principles of surgical management.
- Become familiar with eyelid anatomy
- Understand the different sub-types of each condition
- Understand the principles of management and the surgical techniques used
Bio: Dr Olivia MacVie MBBS (UWA), FRANZCO, DipWSET
Dr MacVie graduated in medicine at the University of Western Australia. She completed specialist ophthalmology training in Western Australia and gained Fellowship to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists in 2011. After completion of training she undertook further fellowship training overseas, completing fellowships with the Fred Hollows Foundation and in the UK. She specialises in cataract surgery and general ophthalmic conditions. She has a subspecialty interest in oculoplastics. Dr MacVie is a consultant ophthalmologist at South Street Eye Clinic and holds public hospital appointments at both Perth Children’s Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital.
6:00pm Registration, canapés & drinks 6:30pm Presentation 8:00pm Finish Time