CME Webcast Discusses The Red Eye Differential Diagnosis and Treatment

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 CME Webcast Discusses The Red Eye: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment. Today on MedNet21, we’re going to review the causes of red eyes in order to help you make a prompt diagnosis and get your patients started on the right treatment. We’re pleased to welcome back Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Dr. Tyler Oostra.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: recognize and diagnosis common causes of red eye; and know when to refer patients with red eyes for further care.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Most common causes of red eyes
  • Red eye red flags
  • Bacterial versus viral conjunctivitis
  • Isolation of children with viral conjunctivitis
  • When shingles affects the eye
  • Diagnostic significance of bilateral versus unilateral red eye
  • Causes of dry eyes

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