This webinar, presented by A/Prof Peter van Wijngaarden, will focus on understanding diabetic eye disease. It covered the following topics.
- – How diabetes can affect your eyes
-What diabetic eye disease is
-What conditions make up diabetic eye disease
-The latest research developments
About the presenter
Associate Professor Peter van Wijngaarden is Deputy Director of the Centre for Eye Research Australia and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Melbourne. He is a founding steering committee member and clinical director of KeepSight. Keepsight is a national program for diabetic retinopathy screening. It seeks to reach every Australian with diabetes to prevent avoidable blindness.A/Prof van Wijngaarden is a Director of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia. He is also a member of the Research and Medical Committees of the Macular Disease Foundation of Australia.He is a member of the Australian Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Workforce Program Committee and the Futures of Ophthalmology Taskforce of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists.