JUN 15, 2023
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina/Vitreous
0.5 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Ophthalmic genetic counselor Molly Marra and Dr. Lesley Everett discuss the pearls and pitfalls of genetic testing, especially in cases of suspected inherited retinal dystrophy. As discussed in the episode, the National Society of Genetic Counselors offers great tools to find genetic counselors who can advise you and your patients in the diagnostic journey.
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Release: June 2, 2023; expires June 2, 2026
Planner/Faculty: Dr. Young reports no relevant financial disclosures.
Faculty: Drs. Marra and Everett report no relevant financial disclosures.
Review Panel: Dr. Mazeyar Saboori receives consulting and lecture fees from Aerie Pharmaceuticals. The following reviewers report no financial disclosures: Jeffrey D. Henderer, MD; Danah Albreiki, MBBS; Ashiyani Nariani, MD, MPH; Annie Moreau, MD; and Allison Umfress, MD.
Learning Objective: Upon completion of this episode, the listener should be able to describe how genetic counseling and testing fit into the clinical diagnosis of eye disease, especially retinal dystrophies.
Audience: This activity is intended for 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 CreditsTM. 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.