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

    Dr. Jonathan Chang of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Dr. Ali Khan of the Doheny Eye Institute join the show to discuss three recent articles: Aqueous biomarkers associated with diabetic macular edema treated with intravitreal ranibizumab, systemic VEGF levels after different anti-VEGF intravitreal medications, and macular rotation after macular hole surgery.

    Articles in order:

    Aqueous Humor Cytokine Levels and Anatomic Response to Intravitreal Ranibizumab in Diabetic Macular Edema

    Plasma Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Concentrations after Intravitreous Anti–Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy for Diabetic Macular Edema

    Macular Displacement After Vitrectomy in Eyes With Idiopathic Macular Hole Determined by Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

     

    CME Information

    Release: Mar. 29, 2018; expires Mar. 29, 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.