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Viral Conjunctivitis

Viral Conjunctivitis

Viral Conjunctivitis

Dr Victor Malinovsky OD,FAAO
Dr Victor Malinovsky OD,FAAO
on behalf of World Council of Optometry

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Launch date: 23 Jul 2014

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Last updated: 16 Aug 2017

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Viral Conjunctivitis
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Abstract: Keratoconjunctivitis is a common cause of red eyes in adults. Determining the specific cause allows for a proper management. Allergic, bacterial, and viruses are common causes of keratoconjunctivitis. These lectures will review the most common viral infections of the eye. This one hour lecture will cover adenovirus keratoconjunctivitis. Adenoviruses can cause severe, highly contagious keratoconjunctivitis and lead to long term complications in some patients. The key signs, symptoms, new treatments and management of Pharyngoconjunctival Fever (PCF) and Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) will be highlighted.

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Objectives
1. Discuss the key symptoms and signs
2. Discuss common differential diagnosis
3. Discuss the complications
4. Discuss patient education and management
5. Discuss new patient treatment of EKC
6. Discuss subepithelial infiltrate management
Course Outline:
1. General characteristics of adenoviral infections
2. Clinical findings of PCF and EKC
3. Stages of EKC keratitis
4. In office testing
5. Complications
6. Treatment and Management of PCF
7. Treatment and Management of EKC
8. Off label treatments of EKC
9. Treatment of SEIs
Dr Victor Malinovsky OD,FAAO

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Dr Victor Malinovsky OD,FAAO
on behalf of World Council of Optometry

Dr. Valerie M. Kattouf is a 1995 graduate of Illinois College of Optometry. Upon graduation Dr. Kattouf completed a residency in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision at the State University of New York. Dr. Kattouf is currently Chief of the Pediatrics and Binocular Vision Service at the Illinois Eye Institute. Dr. Kattouf’s career focus is teaching courses in the areas of Strabismus and Amblyopia and Infant and Toddler Vision Care. Dr. Kattouf is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the College of Optometrists in Visual Development.

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