Evaluation of Vitreo-retinal Lesions

This micro skills course covers the ultrasound (US) detection and diagnosis of vitreo-retinal lesions including retinal tears, retinal detachment, posterior vitreous detachment (PVD) and choroidal detachment. The role of US in the evaluation of blunt ocular trauma and detection of intra-ocular foreign body (IOFB) will also be covered.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Ophthalmologists

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Explain the differences between retinal detachment, PVD and choroidal detachment
  3. Describe how US is used in the detection of retinal tears
  4. Outline the role of US in the evaluation of blunt ocular trauma and detection of IOFB

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.