Back To All Courses
  • The Push and Pull of Macular Diseases

  • CREDITS: 1 Credit Hour
  • COPE ID: # 58523-PS

This lecture will review the fundamentals on how to interpret OCT images as well as how to diagnose various macular diseases.

 

Learning Objectives:

 

  1. Review the fundamentals on how to interpret OCT images.
  2. Review the fundamentals on how to diagnose various macular diseases.
  3. Improve the understanding of how and OCT correlates to retinal anatomy and therefore how to correlate the defects with retinal pathology.

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.