CCLSA VIC Event – YIN and YANG: Two Perspectives on Anterior Eye Disease

Event Details

  • Date:
  • Venue: Half Acre

YIN and YANG: Two Perspectives on Anterior
Eye Disease

Wednesday 20 February 2019

6:30pm – 9.30pm 
6:00pm for a 6:30pm start

Half Acre
112 Munro St

South Melbourne VIC 3205
Closing date for registrations is Friday 15th March 2019
Dr Graham Lakkis, Optometrist
Dr Chris Raj, Ophthalmologist
 Graham Lakkis
 Graham owns a private optometry practice with a focus on treating glaucoma and anterior eye disease, as well as advanced contact lens fitting for keratoconus and myopia control. He is a Senior Fellow and lead optometrist (Glaucoma) at the University of Melbourne as well as member of a number of committees including the OBA Schedule Medicines Advisory Committee.
In his spare time he is a working musician as well as building and renovating a number of homes.
Christolyn Raj
 Dr Christolyn Raj completed her Medical Degree with Honors from Sydney University prior to embarking on her Ophthalmology training at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Her sub-speciality training are in the areas of Retinal disease , Cataract & anterior segment and Pediatric ophthalmology. Dr Raj is a respected member of RANZCO and RANZCO Young Fellows group and International Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She continues her research work in the area of diabetes as an affiliate of the Diabetic Retinopathy Laboratory at The Diabetes Institute and has recently co-authored a chapter in The Textbook Of Vascular Medicine.
Dr Raj is a senior lecturer and clinical examiner at The University of Melbourne Medical School. Her interest in education extends to the optometric realm where she is involved in various education symposia and as an examiner for the ACO ocular therapeutics course


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Through a series of case-based presentations, experienced practitioners Dr Graham Lakkis and Dr Chris Raj will compare and contrast their differential diagnostic process and treatment plans for a number of anterior eye conditions in both adults and children, including epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, ocular trauma, recurrent corneal erosion, and vernal conjunctivitis. Primary or secondary presentation, diagnostic equipment, therapeutic prescribing and surgical options will affect the way different practitioners assess and successfully treat the same ocular disease.

CPD Points
Therapeutic:  6T


(3 per hour)
At completion of this lecture, participants should be able to:
  • Understand that time of presentation and previous therapies affect diagnostic and treatment decision making
  • Review and add to their knowledge base of anterior eye disease and ocular trauma
  • Remember that there is more than one way to skin a cat!

MCQ’s with answers (3 needed per hour)

  • CCLSA Members $40
  • Non-members $90
  • Students $30
  • Committee $20

Interested in becoming a member? Click here to join.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Jessica Chi
CCLSA VIC State President