Anterior Segment Surgery Update (CME)

This course consists of 1 module, with a total of 8 sections.

Completion of this course is worth the following:

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

Anterior Segment Surgery Update

Recorded on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at:

Last Review Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018

 Wills Eye Hospital, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA  (Auditorium -- 8thFloor)


Brandon D. Ayers, MD and Robert S. Bailey,JR., 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

Daniel Lee, MD  

Beeran B. Meghpara, MD

Nataliya Pokeza , MD 

Mark F. Pyfer, MD (Not Recorded)

Richard Tipperman, 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.

Full disclosure policy:

All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by Wills Eye Hospital are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s).  Full disclosure will be made at the program.

If you have any questions, please contact the Wills Eye Hospital Department of CME at 215.440.3169 or        

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Course Content

Anterior Segment Surgery Update - September 15, 2018
Zonular Weakness - Douglas M. Wisner, MD
Iris Repair - Brandon D. Ayers, MD
Sutureless Intra-scleral Haptic Fixation of PCIOL - Sadeer B. Hannush, MD
MIGS Evolution: Out with the old, in with the new - Daniel Lee, MD
Barrett Rx Formula and miLOOP - Richard Tipperman, MD
Phacoemulsification of White Lens and Dense Nuclear Cataract - Robert S. Bailey, Jr., MD
IOL Exchange - Nataliya Pokeza, MD
Complications of Refractive Surgery - Beeran B. Meghpara, MD

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