Drs. Allen Chiang, Sunir Garg, M. Ali Khan, and Ajay Kuriyan join the program for a panel discussion on managing complications as a vitreoretinal surgeon. They address several questions, including how to counsel patients in the setting of a complication, resolving your own feelings of responsibility and guilt and how to learn from complications without becoming paralyzed by indecision.
Financial Disclosures: Dr. Chiang is a consultant for Apellis, Orbit, Recens Medical and receives grant support from Genentech, Regeneron, and Apellis. Dr. Garg is a consultant for Allergan, Bausch and Lomb, Deciphera, Johnson and Johnson, Merck, and Topivert and receives grant support from Aerpio, Allergan, Eyegate, and Wills/Retina Implant. Dr. Khan is a consultant for Allergan. Dr. Kuriyan is a consultant for Allergan, Alimera, Regeneron, Valeant and receives grant funding from Roche/Genentech and Second Sight. Dr. Sridhar is a consultant for Alimera, Alcon, and Oxurion
Release: Dec. 26, 2019; expires Dec. 26, 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.