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Volume II. Cornea, Cornea, Cornea: Tape 4: FLCs ("FUNNY LOOKING CORNEAS") (60 minute audio presentation plus 20 clinical photos) Side 1: The Common Dystrophies and Degenerations Side 2: Epithelial Basement Membrane Dystrophy (EBMD)

Volume II. Cornea, Cornea, Cornea: Tape 4: FLCs ("FUNNY LOOKING CORNEAS") (60 minute audio presentation plus 20 clinical photos) Side 1: The Common Dystrophies and Degenerations Side 2: Epithelial Basement Membrane Dystrophy (EBMD)

Volume II. Cornea, Cornea, Cornea: Tape 4: FLCs ("FUNNY LOOKING CORNEAS") (60 minute audio presentation plus 20 clinical photos) Side 1: The Common Dystrophies and Degenerations Side 2: Epithelial Basement Membrane Dystrophy (EBMD)

Dr Louis (Lou) Catania O.D., F.A.A.O., D.Sc.(Hon)
Dr Louis (Lou) Catania O.D., F.A.A.O., D.Sc.(Hon)

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Launch date: 12 Jul 2014

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Last updated: 18 Feb 2015

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FLCs ("FUNNY LOOKING CORNEAS")
Description:
Audio discussion (with clinical photos) of congenital corneal abnormalities and dystrophies, degenerations and other variants producing irregular, objective corneal appearance.
Course Outline:
I. Funny Looking Corneas (FLCs)
A. Congenital Abnormalities
1. Anterior Chamber (Cleavage) Syndromes
2. Megalocornea
3. Microcornea
4. Sclerocornea
5. Other Congenital Abnormalities
B. Degenerations
1. Arcus Senilis
2. Band Keratopathy
3. Bullous Keratopathy
4. Cogan's Microcystic Degeneration
5. Corneal Farinata
6. Dellen (Gaule Spot)
7. Deposits (On or In Cornea)
8. Hassan-Henle Bodies (Descemet's Warts)
9. Marginal Furrow Degeneration
10. Posterior Crocodile Shagreen
11. Pterygium
12. Salzman's Nodular Degeneration
13. White Limbal Girdle of Vogt
C. Dystrophies
1. Anterior Stromal Dystrophies
2. Bowman's Layer Dystrophies
3. Deep (Posterior) Stromal Dystrophies
4. Epithelial Layer Dystrophies
5. Full-thickness Stromal Dystrophies
6. Posterior Corneal Dystrophies

II. Epithelial Basement Membrane Disorders (EBMDs) (Side 2)
1. Historical Background
2. Anatomy of the Epithelial Basement Membrane
3. Histopathology
4. Clinical Considerations
5. Concepts and Controversies
6. Diagnosis
7. Management

Objectives

Objectives
1. To understand the multitude of varying non-inflammatory corneal variants
2. To be able to diagnose corneal dystrophies and degenerations
3. To review the diagnosis, management and prognosis of non-inflammatory corneal abnormalities
Dr Louis (Lou) Catania O.D., F.A.A.O., D.Sc.(Hon)

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Dr Louis (Lou) Catania O.D., F.A.A.O., D.Sc.(Hon)

This is the original Primary Eye Care Educational Series started in the 1980s and 90s to provide practitioners with diagnostic and management information on all the general conditions associated with the anterior segment. Some of the drug and treatment plans have varied over the years, but the diagnostic information remains constant and invaluable. When listening to the audio presentations, you will occasionally notice some of these medication changes and should investigate any updated therapies. But, between the diagnostic discussions and the associated clinical photos referenced and displayed (in Additional Course Notes section as pdf file) throughout the audio discussions, you will get a strong grounding and understanding in the basic primary care of most anterior segment disorders. The total series includes 11 hours of COPE CE approved audio discussions with 220 related clinical photos. Good stuff!
Author Bio:
> Internationally acclaimed clinical educator, author;
> Recognized expert in anterior segment, corneal disorders, refractive surgery and new eye care technologies;
> With Nicolitz Eye Consultants, a multispecialty ophthalmology group in Jacksonville, FL;
> Does clinical research on numerous eye care technologies;
> Voted one of 10 most influential optometrists of 20th century by the Review of Optometry Journal and 20/20 Magazine;
> 2013 Distinguished Service Award from the Ocular Surface Society of the American Optometric Association;
> 2013 Distinguished Service Award from the Optometric Glaucoma Society;
> 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the American Academy of Optometry;
> 2015 Primary Care Optometry News, “Pioneer in Optometry” Award

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