104245 - Sudden Vision Loss
- : Online
An education event recorded for online viewing, for GPs to improve their knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting with sudden loss of vision.Relevance to General Practice
Sudden vision loss may require urgent ophthalmic assessment, with diagnosis and management requiring the judicious use of a wide range of serological and imaging investigations to guide appropriate treatment and referral.
GPs have an important role in managing patients presenting to them, for testing and assessment, and in determining referral needs. As such, they need to be regularly updated in techniques for diagnosis, referral pathways, and management.
1. Goold L. Sudden Loss of vision. Australian Family Physician Vol. 38, No. 10, October 2009