205 Ophthalmology Sub-Specialty Series - 20th Annual Ophthalmology Review for the Primary Care Physician: "Lumps, Bumps and Ocular Tumors" (082717)

Dallas, TX US
August 27, 2017

Ocular tumors have a vast and varied presentation, but recent advances in the oncology and pathology have improved the treatment and diagnosis. This course will identify the workup and management of varying presentations as seen in the lids, orbit, cornea, optic nerve and retina. Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to understand the varying presentations of ocular tumors and the manifestations of related conditions, and how to proceed with treatment, diagnostic testing, and when to provide referrals to ophthalmologists.

Target Audience

The course is designed for practicing and academic ophthalmologists, residents and fellows in training, and other health care providers

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss new therapies to treat glaucoma and how best to manage underlying conditions
  • Identify and diagnose pigmented lesions in the eye and whether they represent ocular tumors
  • Identify and diagnose the five potentially life-threatening diagnosis in neuro-ophthalmology using key clinical or radiographic feature

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Assess the presentation of orbital tumors and the challenges of diagnosis, imaging and management.
  • Summarize the treatment modalities and the best practices available with the advancements in the field of ocular oncology and pathology.
  • Identify presentation of secondary glaucoma as a result of ocular tumors.
  • Explain the challenges of identifying, imaging and managing common orbital tumors.
  • Describe clinical features of tumors in the optic nerve, cornea, conjunctival stroma and retina and their underlying management.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/27/2017 - 8:30am CDT
Event ends: 
08/27/2017 - 12:30pm CDT
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States


Karanjit S. Kooner, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

James P. McCulley, M.D., FACS, FRCOphth(UK)
Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
The David Bruton, Jr. Chair in Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX


Accreditation and Designation Statements

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA
  • 3.50 Attendance


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