Principles of Ocular Pain Control

This course will include a case-based approach to presenting ocular pain conditions with a focus on non-traumatic, non-infectious etiologies.  Included will be a discussion of some of the latest recommendations for oral and topical pain management. Additionally, the course reviews the use of several specific pain medications, their indications, and associated risks.

Seminar Information
Seminar Date:
June 27, 2020
Seminar Objectives
  • 1. Recognize diverse non-traumatic, non-infectious conditions of the anterior and posterior segment that are likely to result in ocular pain.
  • 2. Distinguish between different ocular conditions associated with pain that may require additional testing or referral due to systemic associations.
  • 3. Discuss various management options, including topical and oral medication considerations, for specific conditions that have ocular pain implications.
  • 4. Determine appropriate treatment protocols for inflammation and pain in patients with ocular complaints.
  • 5. Recognize some characteristics of patients at risk for complications associated with oral pain management.
Principles of Ocular Pain Control - Common Causes of Ocular Pain and Management in the Optometric Practice
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Julie Tyler
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