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    In conjunction with the American Glaucoma Society


    Making Glaucoma Care the Big Easy

    Under Pressure® 

    Friday, Nov. 12

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    Program Directors

    Brian A. Francis, MD and Kelly W. Muir, MD

    Program Planning Group

    Salwa Abdel-Aziz, MD, MPH; Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH; Teresa C. Chen, MD; Ian Patrick Conner, MD, PhD; Babak Eliassi-Rad, MD; Ronald Leigh Fellman MD OCS; Brian A. Francis, MD; Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH; Lily T. Im, MD; Christine LeeAnn Larsen, MD; John T. Lind, MD; and Kelly W. Muir, MD

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    Mission Statement

    The mission of the 2021 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:

    • Demonstrate familiarity with controversial management issues and current gaps in evidence-based glaucoma care.
    • Evaluate the current status of optic disc and retinal nerve fiber layer imaging and interpretation, as well as its role in diagnosing and managing glaucoma.
    • Demonstrate familiarity with current issues in medical and surgical therapy for glaucoma and how these therapies affect other eye disease.
    • Recognize factors that complicate care of the glaucoma patient.

    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.

    Friday Subspecialty Day Activity: Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ocular Oncology and Pathology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery and Retina (Day 1)

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this Other (blended live and enduring material,) activity for a maximum of 12 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.