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

    Dr. Jonathan Chang of University of Wisconsin-Madison and Dr. Ajay Kuriyan of University of Rochester join the program for a journal club discussing three recent articles in Ophthalmology concerning panretinal laser versus panretinal laser combined with anti-VEGF for high-risk proliferative diabetic retinopathy, an IRIS registry study describing real-world intraocular pressure changes with prolonged anti-VEGF therapy, and selection of academic department chairs in ophthalmology.

    All articles can be found below:

    Ranibizumab Plus Panretinal Photocoagulation versus Panretinal Photocoagulation Alone for High-Risk Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PROTEUS Study)

    The Real-World Effect of Intravitreous Anti–Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Drugs on Intraocular Pressure

    Open Search or Rotating Leadership: Thoughts Concerning Selecting Chairs for an Academic Ophthalmology Department


    CME Information

    Release: Feb. 27, 2018; expires Feb. 27, 2021

    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.