KeepSight – a national diabetes eye screening program

23 Aug 2019
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

KeepSight – a national diabetes eye screening program

Summary

Introduction and overview of evidence – The changing ‘face’ of diabetes
What have the UK done to tackle this issue
About KeepSight
Opportunities and implications for optometry

Learning Objectives

To provide up to date data regarding current and forecast trends in diabetes, Australia and abroad
To provide an overview of current and emerging implications for Australian eye care, including emerging directions in diagnosis and care
To discuss the UK experience regarding reducing the prevalence of diabetic eye disease, and development of KeepSight, the Australian equivalent