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  • Aug 24, 2017 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    The Academy has compiled this Learning Plan as a study companion for the Quarterly Questions program that the ABO is piloting as an alternative to the DOCK exam.
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    Mar 03, 2017 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Despite a lower overall incidence than nonmelanoma skin cancer, malignant melanoma remains the leading cause of death from all primary skin malignancies. This collection reviews the differential diagnosis of malignant melanoma and provides outcomes data, guidelines for the surgical excision, and biopsy techniques for the management of the disease.
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    Feb 21, 2017 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    This collection of content reviews preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative concerns when managing corneal lacerations and traumatic injuries to the anterior segment. Topics include patient evaluation, exploration for uveal tissue and intraocular foreign bodies in cases of a ruptured globe, imaging modalities, suturing techniques for the cornea and sclera, and other coincident concerns such as traumatic cataract, iris repair, and infectious endophthalmitis.
    Learning Plan CME
    3 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Feb 13, 2017 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    The ocular surface can be affected by a wide variety of neoplastic lesions, ranging from benign to highly malignant in their behavior. This collection of content reviews the evaluation, diagnostic criteria, and management of corneal intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), melanoma and lymphoma of the conjunctiva, and other neoplasms.
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    Feb 10, 2017 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Multicenter prospective, randomized amblyopia screening and treatment trials have created a new body of evidence upon which to base clinical practices of screening, diagnosis,and treatment for amblyopia. This collection of content reviews the best evidence-based approach for diagnosing and treating amblyopia while advocating for early, appropriate screening.
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    Feb 09, 2017 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Noninfectious uveitis is often associated with underlying systemic conditions. For this reason, the specific diagnosis is of critical importance so that therapy is initiated when appropriate, for both ocular and systemic inflammatory disease. A thorough understanding of immunomodulatory agents is also paramount for the successful management of patients with noninfectious uveitis. This collection of content reviews the diagnostic hallmarks, traditional therapies, and newer lines of therapeutic agents for noninfectious uveitis.
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    Jan 23, 2017 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    This collection of content reviews the ophthalmic features of neurodegenerative and selected systemic diseases. Topics include Parkinson disease, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, giant cell arteritis, acute demyelinating optic neuritis, and other demyelinating diseases.
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    Jan 11, 2017 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Optic atrophy refers to the permanent involution of the optic nerve resulting in an altered appearance, or pallor, of the optic nerve head. This collection of content reviews the hallmarks of optic atrophy and a selection of disorders associated with its development.
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    Mar 31, 2016 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Intermediate uveitis can generally be described as inflammation in the anterior vitreous, ciliary body, and the peripheral retina. This learning plan reviews various indications and treatment options associated with intermediate uveitis.
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    3 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Mar 31, 2016 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    With incidence estimated at 2%, accommodative esotropia is one of the most common types of strabismus in childhood. This learning plan reviews various indications and treatment of refractive accommodative esotropia.
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    4 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Mar 28, 2016 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Anisocoria is a condition characterized by an unequal size of the eyes' pupils. Affecting 20% of the population, it can be an entirely harmless condition or a symptom of more serious medical problems. This learning plan reviews various indications associated with anisocoria.
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    1 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Mar 28, 2016 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Lab testing remains a challenge when investigating intraocular inflammation, and varies based on the particular situation.
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    2 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Nov 18, 2014 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) uses UV light and a photosensitizer to strengthen chemical bonds in the cornea and halt the progression of ectasia. This learning plan reviews the CXL technique and its variations, as well as clinical guidelines for its current and future use.
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    3 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Nov 07, 2014 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Orbital cellulitis is a serious infection occurring most commonly in children. It can result in grave complications, including blindness, brain abscess, and death. This learning plan reviews the disease process, diagnostic workup, and treatment considerations especially in the case of a drug-resistant infection.
    Learning Plan CME
    4 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Oct 31, 2014 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Chemical injuries of the cornea are ophthalmic emergencies. These injuries often result in significant ocular morbidity and generally strike young adults in the prime of life. This learning plan describes the classification scheme and epidemiology of chemical injuries to the cornea. It offers management strategies for each stage of healing, including late phases of surgical management.
    Learning Plan CME
    3 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Oct 30, 2014 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    HSV keratitis is the most common infectious cause of corneal blindness in the industrialized world. It can mimic other infectious and noninfectious causes of keratitis, and each manifestation calls for a different treatment approach. This learning plan reviews viral pathogenesis and the diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas in the management of HSV keratitis.
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    5 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Oct 14, 2014 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Double vision is a challenge to many ophthalmologists because it is a symptom with numerous underlying causes.This learning plan provides a general approach to the diagnosis and management of monocular and binocular diplopia, and management strategies for diplopia after ocular surgery. Historical and examination clues are emphasized.
    Learning Plan CME
    5 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Oct 13, 2014 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    This collection of content reviews concepts in pseudoexfoliation syndrome and how to evaluate for and surgically manage zonular compromise.
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    5 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Sep 10, 2013 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    This collection of content reviews key concepts in the diagnosis, medical therapy, and surgery for primary angle-closure glaucoma.
    Learning Plan CME
    3 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
    Sep 10, 2013 By American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Since its introduction in ophthalmology more than a decade ago, the use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) has blossomed in clinical practice. The technology has proven an essential diagnostic tool for assessing retinal diseases because of its ability to relate cross-sectional images of the retina and perform quantitative analysis of retinal morphology. This collection of content reviews the evolution of OCT, its basic science and principles, as well as its primary applications in the detection of retinal disorders.
    Learning Plan CME
    3 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™