Associate Dean, Professor, Director of CE NSU Oklahoma College of Optometry Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States
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Nate Lighthizer, OD: No relevant disclosure to display
This course will introduce the doctor of optometry to advanced, in-office surgical procedures, including lump and bump removal, chalazion treatment, punctal occlusion, suture correction for entropion, and various anterior segment lasers. Indications, contraindications, risks, complications, treatment protocols, and pre- and post-op management are covered.
Upon conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
Review the most common benign eyelid lesions and how they affect eyelid anatomy.
Review the most common malignant eyelid lesions and how they affect eyelid anatomy
Become familiar with how anesthesia affects the eyelids and proper anesthesia techniques
Become familiar with the theory, advantages, indications, and contraindications of radiofrequency surgery
Become familiar with the various surgical techniques used in radiofrequency surgery
Review all of the above through videos of actual in office surgical procedures performed by OD's