Accommodation dysfunction in mild to moderate traumatic brain injury – assessment and management

Accommodation dysfunction in mild to moderate traumatic brain injury – assessment and management

Course Description

Accommodation function is very commonly disturbed in patients with a history of concussion or other traumatic brain injury. The possible mechanisms, and associated signs and symptoms of accommodation dysfunction, will be reviewed using case studies.

Accommodation dysfunction in mild to moderate traumatic brain injury assessment and management-Instructor

Instructor Bio

Stephen Leslie, B Optom Emeritus FACBO FCOVD, practises in Perth Western Australia, concentrating on assessment and management of accommodation-convergence dysfunctions, strabismus and amblyopia, vision problems subsequent to acquired brain injuries following stroke or head trauma, and neurological causes.

Steve Leslie B Optom FACBO FCOVD

Courses Details

Course Duration

30 Days

Continuing Education Credits

02 hours

Course Price

$40

Course Description

Accommodation function is very commonly disturbed in patients with a history of concussion or other traumatic brain injury. The possible mechanisms, and associated signs and symptoms of accommodation dysfunction, will be reviewed using case studies. Potential visual associations and effects of medications on accommodation will be presented.  Evidence-based optometric management using lenses, prisms and vision has been shown to be very effective in treating m-TBI associated accommodative dysfunctions.

Bio

Stephen Leslie, B Optom  Emeritus FACBO  FCOVD, practises in  Perth Western Australia, concentrating on assessment and management of  accommodation-convergence dysfunctions, strabismus and amblyopia, vision problems subsequent to acquired brain injuries following stroke or head trauma, and neurological causes.

He served as National President of Optometry Australia 1990-1992 and as a National Councillor for 15 years. He is a member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA) and has completed Level 1 and Level 2 accreditation. He is currently Executive Director of the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometry, after four years as ACBO National President. He is a Life Member of Optometry Australia, and in 2018 was awarded the Armand Bastien International Award for contributions to the advancement of behavioural optometry internationally.

Steve is author of the chapter on Accommodation (focus) problems resulting from acquired brain injury. In: Visual and Vestibular Consequences of Acquired Brain Injury edited by Irwin Suchoff, Kenneth Ciuffreda and Neera Kapoor

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April 26, 2021 at 3:16 am

This course is very helpful.

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