Fringe Ophthalmology: Finding Evidence for Controversial Topics Across the Specialties

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

Completion of this course is worth the following:

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

Multi-Disciplinary Update:

Fringe Ophthalmology: Finding Evidence for Controversial Topics Across the Specialties

Recorded on  Friday, April 17, 2020

 Last review date Friday, April 17, 2020

Daniel Lee, MD Program Chair

Course Description: 

This course will inform participants on the emerging practices across the various subspecialties that challenge conventional standards. The goal of this program is to review and discuss the current evidence that support or oppose these controversial topics.

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

·      Learn about the emerging and controversial practices across the subspecialties.

·      Assess the efficacy and safety of new medical and surgical approaches and understand how to incorporate them into practice. 

Wills Eye Hospital Faculty:             


Natasha N. Kolomeyer, MD • Ajay E. Kuriyan, MD • Jade M. Price, MD • Aakriti G. Shukla, MD

Zeba A. Syed, MD• Alison H. Watson, 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 1.5 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

Findings Evidence for Controversial Topics Across the Specialties
The Role of Telemedicine in Ophthalmology - Aakriti G. Shukla, MD
Approaches to Refractory or Large Macular Holes - Ajay E. Kuriyan, MD
Orbital Fracture Management - The Role of Antibiotics - Alison H. Watson, MD
The Diminishing Role of LPI in Angle Closure Management - Daniel Lee, MD
Post-op cataract surgery: To drop or not to drop, that is the question - Douglas M. Wisner, MD
The Value of Imaging in Acute Comitant Esotropia. - Jade M. Price, MD
Timolol vs. Brimonidine for Low Tension Glaucoma. - Natasha N. Kolomeyer, MD
Collagen Crosslinking in the Absence of Ectasia Progression. - Zeba A. Syed, MD

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