Visual Fields and OCT 101

    • CE credits 1 hours
    • COPE code 78812-TD / 124145
    • Available until Jun 3, 2025


Guest Lecturer
Paul Freund,
Dept. of Ophthalmology, Dalhousie University

Disclosure: Dr. Freund has no financial relationships to disclose.

Learning Objectives

  • Review automated visual fields and their assessment
  • Review the interpretation of automated visual fields /li>
  • Review OCT imaging and their interpretation

Course Description

In this video lecture course Dr. Paul Freund will delve into the intricate world of visual field testing, exploring various aspects and disorders related to the visual system. Dr. Freund will also explore optical coherence tomography (OCT) imagining and some of the analyses they provide. For example macular thickness and ganglion cell analysis.

Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

  • False positive and negatives error rates on visual fields
  • A number of tips for interpreting visual fields
  • Various lesions and their appearance on visual field (retinal, chiasmal, etc.)

Course Video Preview

Quick Question

Examine the two following images; both taken from the same patient. What are they showing?

Visual Fields and OCT 101 - Quick Question Patient Image 01
Visual Fields and OCT 101 - Quick Question Patient Image 02
  • Loss of outer retina

    Dr. Freund will explore this patient case near the end of the lecture (48:50).

  • Loss of inner retina
  • Uveitis
  • Retinoblastoma

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