FEB 18, 2019
Straight From the Cutter's Mouth
0.5 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
This listener-inspired episode focuses on the concept of combined cataract extraction and vitrectomy, or phacovitrectomy. Drs. Ajay Kuriyan and David Ehmann join Jay for this discussion.
Relevant Financial Disclosures: Dr. Sridhar is a consultant for Alcon, Alimera Science and Allergan. Dr. Kuriyan is a consultant for Regeneron, Allergan, Alimera and Valeant, and receives grant funding from Second Sight. Dr. Ehmann has no financial disclosures. None of these disclosures had any bearing on the discussion.
Release: Feb. 18, 2019; expires Feb. 18, 2022
Reviewers: Purnima Patel, MD; Shriji Patel, MD; Carl Danzig, MD
Disclosures: The physician reviewers and Academy staff 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 vitreoretinal disorders or the outcomes from recent research and how these impact patient care decisions.
Audience: This activity is intended for retina subspecialists and 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.