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Webinars for healthcare professionals

Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) has free webinars for health professionals

More than 1.4 million Australians have some evidence of AMD – the leading cause of irreversible severe vision loss and blindness in Australia – while between 300,000 and 400,000 Australians live with diabetic retinopathy – the leading cause of preventable blindness among people of a working age.

Healthcare professionals are at the frontline of patient interactions and have a valuable role in decreasing preventable blindness and in being an important part of the solution to reduce both the incidence and impact of macular disease.

MDFA’s webinars are aimed at improving the outcomes of macular disease. 

All Healthcare Professionals

  • Macular dystrophies: Diagnosis and Management

    Webinar presented by Dr Alexis Ceecee Britten-Jones.

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  • Macula Month 2023: an update on nutrition and macular disease

    Webinar presented by Professor Vicki Flood.

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  • Age-related macular degeneration: classification, AREDS, management

    Webinar presented by Associate Professor Alex Hunyor (MB BS (Hons), FRANZCO).

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  • Clinical pearls in diabetic retinopathy

    Online panel discussion presented by Dr Amy Cohn, Dr David Fabinyi and A/Prof Peter van Wijngaarden.

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Optometrists & Orthoptists

  • Neovascular AMD: an update on management and research

    Webinar presented by Dr James Wong.

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  • OCT in macular disease – practical tips and case studies

    Webinar presented by A/Prof Alex Hunyor.

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  • Geographic atrophy secondary to age-related macular degeneration

    Webinar presented by Associate Professor Wilson Heriot.

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  • Detection of neovascular AMD with OCT and OCT-A

    Webinar presented by Professor Paul Mitchell AO.

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  • Geographic Atrophy

    Webinar presented by Dr Fred Chen.

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  • Inherited Retinal Diseases – an update for Optometrists

    Webinar presented by ophthalmologist and clinician-scientist Professor Alex Hewitt.

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  • Non-neovascular AMD: Update on novel interventions and clinical assessment

    Webinar presented by Macular Disease Foundation Australia and CERA.

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  • AMD for pharmacist

    Webinar presented by Associate Professor Geraldine Moses and Dr David Hilford.

    This webinar touches upon important age-related macular degeneration (AMD) information for pharmacists including:

    AMD overview & risk factors
    Symptoms: common symptoms, noticing when symptoms worsen
    Management and referral: role of supplements, maintaining the multi-disciplinary relationship
    How pharmacists can better assist patients with AMD

    Watch now

General practitioner

  • Diabetic Eye Disease: A GP’s perspective


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