Anterior Segment Update (CME)

This course consists of 1 module, with a total of 10 sections.

Completion of this course is worth the following:

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

Recorded on Saturday, October 14, 2017

Last Review Date 10-14-17

Wills Eye Hospital, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Brandon D. Ayres, MD and Robert S. Bailey, MD Program Chairs

Activity Description:

The Anterior Segment Surgery Update course will focus on addressing gaps in participants practice related to the surgical management of the anterior segment. Topics will include Advanced Corneal Surgery; Zonular Deficiency; IOL Fixation; Iris Repair/Replace and IOL Calculations. Video case presentations will demonstrate the use of the various tools and techniques, didactic presentations and panel discussions will help participants integrate these techniques into practice.

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

Integrate into practice new surgical techniques that can assist in difficult surgical situations and improve patient safety and surgical outcomes Learn what newer technologies are available for assisting anterior segment surgery and how to apply that technology into practice Assess the efficacy of new materials that can assist with anterior segment surgery

Wills Eye Hospital Faculty

Sadeer B. Hannush, MD
Anand V. Mantravadi, MD
Beeran Meghpara, MD
Parveen K. Nagra, MD
Irving M. Raber, MD
Christopher J. Rapuano, MD
Mark F. Pyfer, MD
Douglas M. Wisner, MD

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 3.75 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

Anterior Segment Update - October 14, 2017
PTK and HALK for Anterior and Mid Corneal Opacities - Christopher J. Rapuano, MD
Cataract Surgery in the Setting of Corneal Disease - Parveen K. Nagra, MD
Iris Repair? or Replace? - Brandon D. Ayres, MD
FLACS - Mark F. Pyfer, MD
IOL Fixation in the Absence of Capsular Support - Sadeer B. Hannush, MD
MIGS - Anand V. Mantravadi, MD
Dense/White Lens - Robert S. Bailey, MD
Zonular Deficiency - Beeran Meghpara, MD
IOL Exchange Talk - Brandon D. Ayers, MD
Advanced Corneal Surgery - Irving M. Raber, MD

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