Glaucoma Update 11-5-2016 (CME)

This course consists of 1 module, with a total of 11 sections.

Completion of this course is worth the following:

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

Cutting Edge Developments in Glaucoma

 Recorded at Wills Eye Hospital on Saturday, November 5, 2016

Scott J. Fudemberg, MD - Program Chair

Last Review Date: November 5, 2016

Course Description: 

This update will detail Cutting Edge Developments in Glaucoma with a focus on new and exciting changes in the field.  The presentations will be divided into both surgical and non-surgical innovations.           

Educational Objectives

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

  • Identify new methods of drug delivery and new classes of glaucoma medications under investigation
  • Recognize new diagnostic tools for glaucoma management 
  • Discuss new surgical techniques for intraocular pressure lowering in glaucoma

 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 3.25 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

Glaucoma Update November 5 2016
Drug Delivery in Glaucoma- Jonathan S. Myers, MD
Stem Cells in Glaucoma - L. Jay Katz, MD
Contrast Sensitivity in Glaucoma Diagnosis/Management - Jesse Richman, MD
Rho-kinase Inhibitors: The First New Drug Class in 20 Years? - Elizabeth Dale, MD
New Ideas on the Etiology of Glaucoma - Anand V. Mantravadi, MD
Biomarkers in Glaucoma - Scott J. Fudemberg, MD
Gonioscopy Assisted Transluminal Trabeculotomy (GATT) - Marlene R. Moster, MD
iStent and Kahook Blade: Pros and Cons - Michael J. Pro, MD
Micropulse Laser Cyclophotocoagulation: Pros and Cons - Monica Vora, MD
Cataract Surgery: IOP Spike or IOP Lowering? - Rachel M. Niknam, MD
Xen Gel Stent and InnFocus Microshunt: The Future of Trabeculectomy? - Daniel Lee, MD

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