Cornea Update - March 21 2015

This course consists of 1 module, with a total of 12 sections.

Completion of this course is worth the following:

  • 4 ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit Hour(s)

 Last Reviewed - March 21, 2015

What's New in the Rapid Diagnosis of Ocular Surface Diseases and How Appropriate Treatment Improves the Outcomes of Cataract Surgery.

Over the past several years, many new techniques and technologies have allowed comprehensive ophthalmologists and cornea specialists to do a better job recognizing and treating ocular surface problems. It is quite important to diagnose and treat these properly as they increase the risk of long-term cornea and external disease problems. Additionally, these conditions can adversely affect the results of cataract surgery, especially when premium IOLs are used.  We will review new ways to diagnose and manage many ocular surface disorders to maximize vision both before and after cataract surgery.

At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize common and unusual ocular surface diseases
  • Develop a strategy to best manage patients with a variety of ocular surface diseases
  • Explain the risks and benefits of different medical and surgical interventions designed to treat ocular surface diseases

Accreditation Statement: 
The Wills Eye Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
The Wills Eye Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Course Content

Cornea Update 2015: What’s New in the Rapid Diagnosis of Ocular Surface Dis
In-Office Tests for Ocular Surface Disease
Update on Treatment of Dry Eyes
Update on Treatment of Blepharitis
Demodex-Is It Real and Should We Care?
Autologous Tears-Are They Worth the Trouble?
Treatment of ABMD/Salzmann's-Who and How
Advances In Pterygium Management
When the Lids are the Problem w/Ocular Surface
Patient w/HSV or HZV Keratitis Now Has Cataract
Patient w/Keratoconus Has A Cataract-What Do I Do?
Corneal Topography In OSD and Cataract Surgery
Treating OSD for Premium IOL Surgery

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