Event details:

Title: Common ophthalmic conditions – what GPs need to know
Speaker: A/Prof Elaine Chong, Ophthalmologist, Cataract & Refractive Surgeon, Corneal & Medical Retinal sub-specialist 
Date: Monday 23 November 2020
Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Where: Zoom Webinar- dial in from your PC/laptop/mobile phone/tablet
Program: CPD Activity | Presentation and Q&A

Session Overview

A/Prof Elaine Chong will discuss common ophthalmic conditions that GPs usually encounter.  This will include an overview of practical Ophthalmology and medication, oral medications for treatment of eye conditions, types of eye drops and gel ointment – what are the differences, and how to administer; discussion on the practical management of common eye conditions - Dry Eyes, Blepharitis and Chalazion /Stye, and red flags for urgent referral. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Summarise common ophthalmic conditions that GPs usually encounter.
  • Discuss practical management for dry eyes, blepharitis, chalazion.
  • Highlight medications prescribed by GPs that can affect the eyes and cause blindness.
  • Identify red flags for urgent referral.


  • 2 CPD Activity points

Event Registration

Spaces are limited

Please RSVP by providing the following details and a Zoom webinar link will be sent directly to the email address you provided (if you do not receive a link to your inbox, we suggest checking your Spam and Junk folders).

  • First name and surname
  • RACGP number
  • Practice name
  • Practice suburb and postcode
  • Occupation

Please direct your enquiries to [email protected]

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