Drs. Ajay Kuriyan and Priya Sharma Vakharia join the program for a journal club discussion of 4 recent publications in major ophthalmology journals, including the LEAVO study, an IRIS Registry study on endophthalmitis after cataract surgery, PRP in RISE/RIDE and online content for diabetic retinopathy.
Financial Disclosures: Dr. Sridhar has received consulting fees from Alcon, Alimera and Thrombogenics. Dr. Vakharia has no financial disclosures. Dr. Kuriyan is a consultant for Allergan, Alimera Sciences, Regeneron and Valeant, and receives grant funding from Roche/Genentech and Second Sight.
Release: September 30, 2019; expires September 30, 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.