Oculoplastics Update: Eyelid and Lacrimal Problems (CME)

This course consists of 1 module, with a total of 7 sections.

Completion of this course is worth the following:

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

Oculoplastics Update:

Eyelid and Lacrimal Problems

Recorded on Saturday, December 8, 2018  at

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

Last Review Date: December 8, 2018

Thaddeus S. Nowinski, MD, FACS Program Chair

Course Description: 

The Oculoplastics Update will address gaps in knowledge of the participants on the characteristics of patients with eyelid trauma and their treatment, techniques of oculoplastic reconstructive surgery of eyelid defects, and provide practical tools to help participants improve their evaluation of patients with eyelid lesions.                                      

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

  • Identify and determine protocols for the patient with eyelid trauma
  • Implement techniques on the evaluation and repair of oculoplastic reconstructive surgery
  • Integrate into practice evaluation for patients with congenital or acquired ptosis 

Wills Eye Hospital Faculty 

Blair K. Armstrong, MD • Edward H. Bedrossian, Jr., MD, FACS • Jacqueline R. Carrasco, MD • Maximilian R. Padilla, MD

Robert B. Penne, MD • Michael P. Rabinowitz, MD • Deepak Ramesh, 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 3.25 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 215.440.3168 or continuingeducation@willseye.org      

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Course Content

Oculoplastics Update: Eyelid and Lacrimal Problems
Deepak Ramesh, MD: Congenital Ptosis Management
Blair K. Armstrong, MD: Ptosis Repair: Anterior vs Posterior
Michael P. Rabinowitz, MD: Eyelid Reconstruction: "Grafts From Flaps"
Jacqueline R. Carrasco, MD: Fantastic Four Flaps
Maximilian Padilla, MD: Surgical Lacrimal Anatomy & the Lacrimal Pump Mechanism
Robert B. Penne, MD: Evaluation & Treatment of Lacrimal Obstructions
Thaddeus S. Nowinski, MD, FACS: What's New in Lacrimal Tubes, Panel DIscussion

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