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    In conjunction with the American Glaucoma Society


    A New Renaissance

    Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
    McCormick Place, Chicago

    Under Pressure®


    Review the 2018 Glaucoma Subspecialty Day schedule.

    Program Directors

    Shan C. Lin, MD and JoAnn Giaconi, MD

    Program Planning Group

    Lama Al-Aswad, MD; Edward Barnett, MD; Vikas Chopra, MD; JoAnn Giaconi, MD; Annette Giangiacomo, MD; David Godfrey, MD; Leon Herndon, MD; Dale K. Heuer, MD; Anna K. Junk, MD; Malik Y. Kahook, MD; Anup K. Khatana, MD; Albert Khouri, MD; Shan C. Lin, MD; Cynthia Mattox, MD FACS (ex-officio)

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the 2018 Glaucoma Subspecialty Day is to equip the general ophthalmologist with practical tools for improving the management of glaucoma and to highlight the latest advances in glaucoma care for the glaucoma subspecialist.

    Target Audience

    This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of general ophthalmologists, glaucoma specialists and other ophthalmologic subspecialists, and allied health personnel who are involved in the management of glaucoma patients.

    Education Level

    Intermediate, Advanced


    The goal of this program is to provide attendees with a comprehensive update on the diagnosis and management of glaucoma.

    Program Objectives

    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Describe innovations in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma within their historical context.
    • Manage complex cases of glaucoma when other eye diseases are present.
    • Evaluate the current status of optic disc and retinal nerve fiber layer imaging and its role in diagnosing and managing glaucoma.
    • Demonstrate familiarity with current issues in medical and surgical therapy for glaucoma, both open-angle and angle-closure variants.
    • Identify and manage glaucoma surgical complications.

    CME Accreditation

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Attendees registered as exhibitors, spouses and guests are not eligible for CME credits.

    Find more information about CME.