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    Straight From the Cutter's Mouth
    CME 0.5 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    Journal Club Including Discussion of Vitreoretinal Procedure Reimbursement, Outcomes of Retinal Detachments with Multiple Surgeries, Post-Hoc Analysis of LEAVO study for retinal vein occlusion, and PALADIN study for intravitreal fluocinolone implant.

    Drs. Shriji Patel and Katherine Talcott join to discuss four recent publications in major ophthalmology journals:

    1. Reimbursement of Vitreoretinal Procedures (

    2. Outcomes of Eyes Undergoing Multiple Retinal Detachment Repair (

    3. Visual Outcomes in the LEAVO Study (

    4. PALADIN study for fluocinolone implant for diabetic macular edema (

    Relevant Financial Disclosures:

    Dr. Sridhar is a consultant for Alcon, Allergan, Dorc, Genentech, and Regeneron. Dr. Talcott is a consultant for Genentech and has received grant funding from Regenxbio and Zeiss. Dr. Patel has no disclosures.

    CME Information

    Release: February 10, 2022; expires February 10, 2025

    Reviewers: Xuejing Chen, MD, MS

    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.

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