OCT 22, 2021
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cornea/External Disease
0.5 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
In our first episode, Drs. Fasika Woreta and Brenton Finklea join the show to review corneal transplantation options in 2021. The panel discusses how to evaluate the cataract surgery candidate for risk of corneal endothelial decompensation, as well as planning and prioritizing multiple ophthalmic procedures. They wrap up with an in-depth review of DSEK and DMEK, and the future of corneal transplantation surgery, which might include cultured epithelial cells.
Release: October 22, 2021; expires October 22, 2024
Disclosures: Drs. Woreta, Finklea, and Sridhar report no relevant financial disclosures.
Learning Objective: Upon completion of this episode, the listener should be able to describe evolving standards of care for the management of corneal disorders or the outcomes from recent research and how these impact patient care decisions.
Audience: This activity is intended for comprehensive ophthalmologists.
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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hardware/Software Requirements: This learning activity requires a current web browser and speaker or headset capable of playing streaming audio.