A Practical Approach to Visual Field Testing and Interpretation for Glaucoma

A Practical Approach to Visual Field Testing and Interpretation for Glaucoma
Leon Nehmad, OD, MSW, FAAO
Associate Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry
Email: lnehmad@sunyopt.edu

COPE #: 37461-GL
Fee: $25

Course Description

This course is designed to assist the practitioner in addressing some of the major challenges in visual field testing for glaucoma: obtaining reliable fields, analyzing the visual field printout, measuring progression, choosing the right field, and testing frequency. The course will provide strategies for addressing these challenges supported by recent research and case examples.

The course is a video presentation that you can watch on this page. You may return to the website at a later date to submit your exam via the internet direct to SUNY Optometry.

Course Objectives

  • Provide strategies for obtaining reliable visual fields
  • Provide strategies for differentiating true defects from pseudo defects
  • Provide guidelines for interpretation of fields
  • Provide guidelines for measurement of progression
  • Provide guidelines for which test to perform
  • Provide guidelines for frequency of testing
  • To illustrate above with case examples, and support of recent literature

Take the Exam

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be instructed to pay by credit card and then must print out your certificate immediately as you will be unable to return to that page.

A grade of 70% or higher is required in order to receive your certificate.

Course Fee: $25.00

Please contact the office of Continuing Professional Education:

Phone: (212) 938-5830

Register below to take the online exam.