Continuing Medical Education

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for U.S. cornea fellows.

Educational Objectives

Cornea fellows attending this meeting will:

  • Identify selective keratoplasty procedures and their complications.
  • Understand corneal suturing principles and integrate strategies to manage corneal trauma.
  • Identify and integrate practice management strategies to address critical business and operational tasks in the ophthalmologist’s practice
  • Formulate strategies to manage patients with ocular surface disease
  • Implement the latest techniques in refractive surgery focusing on corneal considerations
  • Identify recent clinical outcomes and components of today’s cataract surgery.
  • Increase proficiency and experience in DMEK and DSEK surgical procedures
  • Summarize and Implement the strategies for achieving optimal outcomes in challenging cornea medical and surgical cases
  • Improve intraoperative suturing skills, adopting strategies to improve surgical outcomes

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Cornea Society. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Notice of Off-Label Use Presentations

This program may include presentations on drugs or devices or uses of drugs or devices that may not have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or have been approved by the FDA for specific uses only. The FDA has stated that it is the responsibility of the physician to determine the FDA clearance status of each drug or device he/she wishes to use in clinical practice. ASCRS is committed to the free exchange of medical education. Inclusion of any presentation in this program, including presentations of off-label uses, does not imply an endorsement by the Cornea Society of the uses, products, or techniques presented.

ADA/Special Accommodations

The Cornea Society fully comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the rules and regulations thereof. The Cornea Society also require ADA compliance from contracted vendors and facilities. Any participant in this educational program who requires special accommodation or services should contact Pura Valdez at [email protected] by September 4, 2020.