Target Audience

This program is designed for comprehensive ophthalmologists.

Learning Objectives: General Sessions

Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be better able to:

  • Compare the efficacy of conventional and new diagnostic modalities being used in the clinical and surgical ophthalmology practice.
  • Examine controversial cases focusing on patients with multiple symptoms and discuss how the comprehensive ophthalmologist should treat them.
  • Evaluate complicated ophthalmic cases on video by leading surgeons to better manage the daily hurdles encountered in the operating room and apply the most advanced techniques and technology that benefits the patient.
  • Improve surgical practice by observing tips and techniques from experts explaining how their surgical methods went from good to great.
  • Assess counseling techniques for difficult or dissatisfied patients pre- and postoperatively, to achieve and maintain a positive relationship with them.
  • Examine how new practice management services and approaches integrated into the daily office flow can better serve patients.
  • Examine the latest technological advances in cataract surgery, as well as lens and patient selection, and preoperative strategies.
  • Describe the latest medical advances and surgical techniques in glaucoma treatment and management.
  • Evaluate various corneal conditions, as well as how to optimize the corneal surface prior to surgical procedures, to better apply the correct treatment.
  • Evaluate retinal disease, medical and surgical advances, and pertinent clinical trial data to better understand what is essential for a comprehensive ophthalmologist to know to improve patient outcomes.
  • Identify important topics in oculoplastics that are applicable to the comprehensive ophthalmologist.
This continuing medical education activity is jointly provided by

ACCREDITATION: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Vindico Medical Education and MUSC Storm Eye Institute. Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: Vindico Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 committee.