Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Program Overview


Take your skills to the next level and learn how to incorporate cutting-edge procedures into your practice. In addition to today’s hot topics, you’ll receive a comprehensive update on every aspect of your practice, including practice management, cataract/IOL technique and technology, cataract and refractive surgery complications, vitreoretinal issues, glaucoma, medical retina, ocular surface management and refractive surgery.

Target Audience

This program is specifically designed for the comprehensive ophthalmologist.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Hawaiian Eye 2015 Comprehensive Ophthalmology program, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe basic functional and aesthetic oculoplastic skills that will strengthen the ability to identify and treat common eyelid lesions, tearing issues and malpositions; evaluate candidates for blepharoplasty and ptosis repair; and illustrate the ability to incorporate non-surgical aesthetic enhancements into an ophthalmology practice.
  • Assess instrumentation for the removal of cataracts and current options and indications for intraocular lenses that may achieve better results in patients.
  • Describe the current status of lens replacement surgery using multifocal, toric and accommodating intraocular lens implants and their impact on patient results.
  • Identify new techniques and develop strategies for the management of cataract and refractive surgery complications.
  • Explain current approaches to the management of the most serious complications of cataract surgery including endophthalmitis, dropped lens nucleus and vitreous loss.
  • Recognize new treatment techniques and technologies to improve patient satisfaction following refractive surgery.
  • Define new medical and surgical glaucoma treatments and their potential to lower intraocular pressure without side effects for patients.
  • Analyze current concepts for the management of dry eye, ocular infection and inflammation.
  • Recognize, evaluate and manage common and life-threatening neuro-ophthalmologic processes.

This continuing medical education activity is provided by

Hawaiian Eye 2015 is supported, in part, by educational grants from Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Alcon Research, LTD; Allergan, Inc.; Bausch + Lomb; Genentech, Inc.; Merz North America, Inc.; and Omeros Corporation.

Hawaiian Eye 2015 is sponsored, in part, by Abbott Medical Optics, Inc.; Alcon Laboratories, Inc.; Bausch + Lomb; CareCredit; Carl Zeiss Meditec; LenSar; Omeros Corporation; and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

ACCREDITATION: Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: Vindico Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

INTERNATIONAL NOTICE: This educational activity is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for all physicians. All physicians will receive a CME certificate and non-US physicians should contact their respective organizations for reciprocity of credit.

FACULTY/PLANNER DISCLOSURE POLICY: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.

NOTICE: Faculty, topics, program schedule, and credit hours are subject to change. Audiotaping or videotaping is prohibited without written permission from the program director and the Office of Medical Affairs and Compliance.