Glaucoma and Glaucoma Mimics

This 1 hour course aims, through online learning and the completion of an end of course multiple choice test, to help you develop and improve your knowledge of glaucomatous optic disc features and their differentiation from other conditions that show disc changes similar to glaucoma. By the end of this course, you will be able to:


  • Define and recognise common glaucomatous disc changes
  • Recognise that other conditions may mimic the optic disc appearance of glaucoma
  • Demonstrate an understanding of OCT scan selection for glaucoma screening
  • Understand the strengths and limitations of OCT use in glaucoma screening

You will find further information about this course below.

Entry Requirements

This course has been designed for individuals who wish to improve their ability to differentiate glaucomatous optic disc changes from glaucoma mimics using OCT

1 non-interactive CET point is available to Optometrists who successfully complete this short course. Course expiry 31st of December 2021

Optometrist competencies covered:

3. Methods of Ocular Examination

6. Ocular Disease

Course Fees

The course fee for each short course is £25, payable in advance

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