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  • Interpretation of the OCT for Glaucoma

  • CREDITS: 1 Credit Hour
  • COPE ID: # 58524-GL

This lecture will review the components of an OCT and how to interpret the results as it relates to glaucoma.

 

Learning Objectives:

 

  1. Review the components of an OCT.
  2. Review how to interpret OCT results as it relates to glaucoma.
  3. Improve the understanding of how and OCT evaluates and measures the ONH/NFL and Ganglion Cell, as well as how to correlate the defects with direct observation of glaucomatous ONH/NFL defects.

LECTURER

Marcus Gonzales, O.D.

From: University of Houston College of Optometry

Email: mgonzales2@central.uh.edu

Profile: http://www.opt.uh.edu/faculty/MGonzales



Biography:

Dr. Gonzales completed his OD degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 2006. He then went onto to complete an ocular disease residency at the now Cedar Springs Eye Clinic (formerly Bridge Builders) in Dallas, TX. He currently serves as the clinic director of the inner-city charity clinic caring for the diseased indigent population. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and was named the 2009 Educator of the Year by the Texas Optometric Association as well as received a President’s Award in 2011. His interests are in ocular disease, specifically glaucoma and retinal disease.