Ushering in a New Treatment Paradigm for Glaucoma: Updates on Novel Therapeutics and Disease-Modifying Treatments

CONTENT SOURCE This continuing medical education (CME)/continuing education (CE) activity captures content from a live event. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION Medical/topical therapy is the first-line choice for most physicians treating patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), yet some patients will have visual field loss despite adequate IOP control. This supplement focuses on the investigative agents that will help deliver treatment in a more consistent and patient-friendly manner.
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MGD Consensus Panel: Taking Aim at Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

CONTENT SOURCE This continuing education activity captures content from a roundtable discussion. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION: The following activity focuses on the rising awareness of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and its impact on ocular surface disease. TARGET AUDIENCE: This educational activity is intended for optometrists.
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10-Night Great Barrier Reef CME AWAY® Cruise - Diabetes, Mood and Sleep Disorders, Osteoporosis, Thyroid Disease & Pain Management

Sydney, Australia • Eden, Australia • Airlie Beach, Qld, Australia • Cairns (Yorkey's Knob), Australia • Port Douglas, Australia • Willis Island (Cruising), Australia
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Treatment of Posterior Segment Disease: Exploring the Suprachoroidal Space

This supplement highlights a panel discussion on the suprachoroidal space as a novel route of drug delivery for the treatment of retinal diseases such as uveitic macular edema, diabetic retinopathy/diabetic macular edema, and neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Through a series of case discussions, the faculty review data from key trials examining the suprachoroidal space injections and proper administration techniques, plus an engaging discussion on how these advanced therapies may ...
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Cruising the Seychelles & Coastal Tanzania: Hot Topics in Medical, Dental & Public Health Issues

Luxury Expedition with Abercrombie & Kent on Le Jacques Cartier March 11 – 24, 2023 Join PES on an unforgettable, luxury expedition cruise aboard the 148-guest Le Jacques Cartier with A&K’s renowned Expedition Team for 12 nights exploring coastal Tanzania and Seychelles, where idyllic beaches, lush emerald mountains, and UNESCO-protected wildlife reserves await! CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals This Seminar is planned for 14...
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12-Night Japanese Cherry Blossom CME AWAY® Cruise - Updates in Neurology & Infectious Diseases

Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan • Aomori, Japan • Hakodate, Japan • Busan, South Korea • Hiroshima, Japan • Kobe, Japan • Kyoto (Osaka), Japan • Mt Fuji (Shimizu), Japan
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Coordinated Care and the Complex Diabetic Retinopathy Patient

This webcast will feature content designed for the comanagement of patients with advanced diabetic retinopathy. Topics of discussion include stages of retinal disease optimal time for referral telemedicine and the importance of maintaining communication in addition to challenging case studies. ​Target Audience This certified COPE activity is designed for optometrists involved in the management of patients with diabetes.
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Disease Prevalence and Advanced Imaging Modalities

This webcast featuring a dialogue and case studies with a retinal specialist and an optometrist and will review disease prevalence advanced diagnostic imaging pivotal treatment trials and challenging case studies. Target Audience This certified COPE activity is designed for optometrists involved in the management of patients with diabetes
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Comanaging Premium IOL Patients: Astigmatism Correction

This expert panel will review how to improve patient outcomes by managing presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs) in today’s optometric practice. This 1-hour program will review how to match patients with the appropriate IOL and optimize their outcomes. Program content will include evidence-based didactic presentations, interactive panel discussions, and relevant case presentation discussions.
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New Options in Glaucoma Pharmacology: Targeting the TM

New options have become available in recent years for the medical management of glaucoma. Drs. Khouri and Sawhney discuss the importance of individualized care for patients, with an emphasis on lowering IOP through enhancing trabecular meshwork outflow using novel therapies rather than surgical options as first-line treatment. TARGET AUDIENCE This certified CME/CE activity is designed for specialists and other allied eye care practitioners involved in the management of glaucoma and associa...
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Neurotrophic Keratitis: New Approaches to Manage Disease and Improve Patient Satisfaction

CONTENT SOURCE This continuing medical education (CME)/continuing education (CE) activity captures content from two webcasts. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION Neurotrophic keratitis is a degenerative corneal disease characterized by decreased or absent corneal sensation, which can lead to epithelial breakdown, impairment of healing, and ultimately to the development of corneal ulceration, melting and perforation. Treating neurotrophic keratitis should be prompt and based on the stage and severity of ...
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Comanaging Premium IOL Patients: Presbyopia Correction

This expert discussion will review how to improve patient outcomes by managing presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs) in today’s optometric practice. This 1-hour program will review how to match patients with the appropriate IOL and optimize their outcomes. Program content will include evidence-based didactic presentations, interactive discussions, and relevant case presentation discussions.
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Tackling Ocular Surface Disease: Diagnosing Dry Eye and MGD

This expert discussion will provide optometrists with a comprehensive 30-minute education program on how to improve patient outcomes by managing ocular surface disease (OSD) in today’s optometric practice. The course will demonstrate the impact of the ocular surface on visual quality and review how to improve OSD diagnostic decisions. Program content will include a set of evidence-based didactic presentations, interactive discussions, and relevant case presentation discussions.
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Tackling Ocular Surface Disease: Treating Ocular Surface Diseases

This expert discussion will provide optometrists with a comprehensive 30-minute education program on how to improve patient outcomes by managing ocular surface disease (OSD) in today’s optometric practice. The course will review how to improve OSD treatment decisions. Program content will include a set of evidence-based didactic presentations, interactive discussions, and relevant case presentation discussions.
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Corneal Disorders: Genetic Testing and Neurotrophic Keratitis

This expert discussion will provide optometrists with a comprehensive 15-minute education program on how to improve patient outcomes by diagnosing and managing corneal disorders in today’s optometric practice. The course will focus on patient identification and the latest research results related to comanaging patients with neurotrophic keratitis, including genetic testing. Program content will include a set of evidence-based didactic presentations, interactive panel discussions, and relev...
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Corneal Disorders: Keratoconus and Corneal Collagen Crosslinking

This discussion will provide optometrists with a comprehensive 30-minute education program on how to improve patient outcomes by diagnosing and managing corneal disorders in today’s optometric practice. The course will focus on patient identification and the latest research results related to comanaging patients with keratoconus, including corneal crosslinking. Program content will include a set of evidence-based didactic presentations, interactive panel discussions, and relevant case pres...
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EVOLVING CONCEPTS IN ANTERIOR SEGMENT OUTCOMES: TACKLING OCULAR SURFACE DISEASE, COMANAGING PREMIUM IOL PATIENTS, AND IDENTIFYING NEW KERATOCONUS TREATMENTS

The pathways for surgical comanagement may not be clearly defined for cataract, refractive, and corneal patients. The health of the ocular surface is important for patient comfort and is essential for accurate preoperative measurements, so optometrists must accurately diagnose and treat various levels of ocular surface disease (OSD) and meibomian gland dysfunction. Understanding the various intraocular lens options is essential when counselling cataract patients, managing their expectations, a...
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DED Outlook: Understanding the Disease and Treatments on the Horizon

As new and novel approaches to the treatment of dry eye come to fruition, it is important for eye care providers to stay up to date regarding the options available for rapid symptom relief and for individualizing treatment regimens for their patients. This educational webinar will focus on those topics and more, including data on the significance of the trigeminal nerve in ocular surface disorders.
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Collaborative Care in Glaucoma: Focus on MIGS

This webinar will focus on the comanagement of patients with glaucoma, specifically those who may be candidates for microinvasive glaucoma surgery procedures that target the trabecular meshwork. Michael Greenwood, MD, and Justin A. Schweitzer, OD, will discuss the ways in which they collaborate to provide the best pre- and postoperative care for these patients.
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Community Practice Connections™: Exploring Treatments on the Horizon in MGD-Associated Dry Eye Disease

Target Audience This online activity targets practitioners who are involved in treating patients with MGD-associated DED, such as ophthalmologists, optometrists, NPs, PAs, and nurses. Activity Overview Dry eye disease (DED), one of the most common ocular diseases encountered by eye care professionals, is frequently the result of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). Historically, treatments for MGD have focused on alleviating symptoms using artificial tears or warming procedures with com...
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DR & DME: Addressing Barriers to Early Treatment

This continuing education (CE) activity captures content from a virtual roundtable discussion. This supplement summarizes a roundtable discussion among retina specialists and optometrists on the topic of collaboration for improved care of patients with diabetes. The clinicians review the latest trial data and share their experiences related to the importance of imaging and how early treatment can preserve vision in patients with diabetes. This certified CE activity is designed for optome...
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Understanding DED and Treatments on the Horizon

This panel of experts in ocular surface diseases reviews the changing approach to managing patients with dry eye based on the latest research and their clinical experience. The panel members also discuss pipeline therapies and how they may compare to current treatments. This certified CE activity is designed for optometrists.
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Evolving Concepts in Anterior Segment Outcomes: Identifying New Treatments for Keratoconus Video Interview

In this video interview, Gloria B. Chiu, OD, FAAO, FSLS, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of early and mild keratoconus, including the use of corneal crosslinking in the management of these patients.
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Evolving Concepts in Anterior Segment Outcomes: Comanaging Premium IOL Patients Video Interview

In this video interview, Marc Bloomenstein, OD and Justin Schweitzer, OD discuss comanaging premium intraocular lens patients. How do you talk to patients about presbyopia-correcting and toric IOLs before surgery? What instruments do you rely on to accurately assess preoperative patients? How do you handle difficult patients? How do you address postoperative residual astigmatism? Watch this video to find out!
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Evolving Concepts in Anterior Segment Outcomes: Tackling Ocular Surface Disease Video Interview

In this video interview, Douglas K. Devries, OD, discusses the negative impact of undiagnosed and untreated ocular surface disease. He give pearls for comanaging cataract surgery patients, screening for meibomian gland dysfunction, and approaching OSD management in patients with comorbid conditions.
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Cataract Surgery: Discussions on Post-Operative Ocular Inflammation

Despite the routine use of antibiotics, corticosteroids, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) agents in postoperative ophthalmic surgical care, there remain issues with drug delivery of these agents. Ongoing education about novel corticosteroids and technologies is warranted to ensure eye care providers can deliver the best patient care possible. All education activities identified in this education design document will be targeted to ophthalmologists and optometrists. The following c...
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MIGS: Managing Post-Operative Inflammation

Despite the routine use of antibiotics, corticosteroids, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) agents in postoperative ophthalmic surgical care, there remain issues with drug delivery of these agents. Ongoing education about novel corticosteroids and technologies is warranted to ensure eye care providers can deliver the best patient care possible. All education activities identified in this education design document will be targeted to ophthalmologists and optometrists. The following cat...
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PHARMACOLOGICAL PRESBYOPIA TREATMENT CONSENSUS STATEMENT: CLINICAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TODAY’S PRESBYOPIA PATIENT

This supplement, captured from a delphi panel of expert key opinion leaders, provides consensus recommendations related to defining, diagnosing, and pharmacologically treating presbyopia. This certified CME/CE activity is designed for optometrists and ophthalmologists who care for patients with presbyopia.
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Cataract-Refractive Surgery: Longer Duration Therapies for Postoperative Pain and Inflammation

Despite the routine use of antibiotics, corticosteroids, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) agents in postoperative ophthalmic surgical care, there remain issues with drug delivery of these agents. Ongoing education about novel corticosteroids and technologies is warranted to ensure eye care providers can deliver the best patient care possible. All education activities identified in this education design document will be targeted to ophthalmologists and optometrists. The following c...
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Adapting to Change: Incorporating Telemedicine into Our Practice - For the Optometrist

Although telemedicine is not new to ophthalmology, the 2020 coronavirus pandemic has heightened the need for options that keep patients and eye care providers safe. Eye care providers need to be educated on the changing regulations related to office visits and billing, the enhanced safety measures required, and the ocular conditions best suited for telemedicine.
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Diabetic Retinopathy Update: Best Practices in Referrals, Screening, and Treatments

This continuing education activity captures content from a virtual roundtable discussion. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION The overwhelming majority (85%) of comprehensive eye exams are conducted by optometrists. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most common ocular complication of diabetes and is currently responsible for more than 10,000 new cases of blindness each year in the United States alone. This supplement highlights discussion topics among experts in the field and provides important education ...
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Addressing Barriers to Prompt, Early Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is typically asymptomatic in its early stages. Therefore, best practice guidelines recommend people with diabetes have annual eye exams to screen for DR, nonproliferative DR, and diabetic macular edema to allow for early detection and timely treatment. This virtual symposia hosted by Dr. Dilsher Dhoot is designed to foster collaboration in provider networks and encourage discussions on the latest trial data and clinical experience related to the importance of imagi...
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Imaging and Preoperative Evaluations

This series of six webcasts offers insight on various issues that are important to eye care professionals. Each of the webcasts features individualized content, including how to run an efficient practice while caring for patients in the COVID-19 era; use of high-quality screening, monitoring and imaging devices across eye care subspecialties; thorough discussions on why connectivity and transfer of preoperative data to intraoperative technology is necessary for optimal visual outcomes; and ...
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Scotland Luxury Land Tour: Symposium of Scottish Medicine & Dentistry

Join PES for 10 nights in the land of castles and cashmere, breathtaking natural beauty, fascinating history, and finely aged whiskies. This tailor-made luxury itinerary is specially designed to showcase Scotland at its finest, commencing on the cobbled streets of the capital city before travelling north to the majestic Highlands, and concluding at the world-renowned Gleneagles for tee time! Symposium of Scottish Medicine & Dentistry CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing...
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DED: Two Sides of One Disease

This webinar brings together three experts in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with dry eye disease (DED). Marc R. Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, Selina R. McGee, OD, FAAO, DIPL ABO, and Leslie O’Dell, OD, FAAO, will discuss how DED can present as both an acute and a chronic disease and will also review the latest data on emerging therapies.
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KERATOCONUS TESTING CONSENSUS STATEMENT: Understanding the Incidence and Impact of Keratoconus in Corneal Refractive Surgery & Reviewing New Standards to Preemptively Identify These Patients

World class leaders assembled to discuss and vote on best practices and guidelines for understanding the incidence and impact of keratoconus in corneal refractive surgery and reviewing new standards to preemptively identify these patients. Topics of discussion included defining the fundamental etiology and progression of keratoconus, identifying the prevalence and demographics of keratoconus in various patient populations, diagnosing keratoconus and the importance of early detection using gene...
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Practice Strategies and Imaging in the COVID Era

This is part of a series of six webcasts that offer insight into topics that are important to eye care professionals in various subspecialties. The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing its global impact. In this webcast, two retina specialists discuss the ways they have adapted their practices and strategies for caring for patients while keeping their physicians and staff members safe. Also discussed is the key role of OCT imaging in retina practices and how the pandemic may generate innovative ...
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Refractive Surgery: Modern Methods

This series of six webcasts offers insight on various issues that are important to eye care professionals. Each of the webcasts features individualized content, including how to run an efficient practice while caring for patients in the COVID-19 era; use of high-quality screening, monitoring and imaging devices across eye care subspecialties; thorough discussions on why connectivity and transfer of preoperative data to intraoperative technology is necessary for optimal visual outcomes; and ...
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Laser Refractive Surgery Options: How Do We Choose?

This series of six webcasts offers insight on various issues that are important to eye care professionals. Each of the webcasts features individualized content, including how to run an efficient practice while caring for patients in the COVID-19 era; use of high-quality screening, monitoring and imaging devices across eye care subspecialties; thorough discussions on why connectivity and transfer of preoperative data to intraoperative technology is necessary for optimal visual outcomes; and ...
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Glaucoma: Current Strategies for Detecting Disease Progression

This is part of a series of six webcasts that offer insight into topics that are important to eye care professionals in various subspecialties. Focusing specifically on glaucoma management, two experts in the field share their expertise and advise how to optimize the way patients are monitored over time to detect disease progression. The importance of optic disc photos and OCT imaging, in addition to visual field progression and OCT progression will also be discussed, along with clinical ca...
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Targeting the Trabecular Meshwork: Incorporating New Outflow Drugs Into Glaucoma Care

Glaucoma is seeing a resurgence in innovative therapeutic developments. The recent approval of two drugs in novel classes for IOP reduction in eyes with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma utilizes unique mechanisms of action not previously available with existing drug choices. This activity will provide education on the efficacy, safety, and mechanism of action of these two new drugs and how they compare to traditional glaucoma treatments.
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The Role of the Optometrist in the Evolving Management of Diabetic Retinopathy

The content featured in this supplement highlights the crucial role that optometrists play in educating patients with diabetes about the potential ocular complications of their systemic disorder, the additional care that must be addressed when undergoing ocular surgery (ie, cataract), and the benefits of diabetic eye exams and early treatment.
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Community Practice Connections™: Understanding Emerging Options in MGD-Associated Dry Eye Disease"Preparing for an Updated Armamentarium

Target Audience This online activity is targeted to practitioners who are involved in treating patients with MGD-associated DED, such as optometrists, ophthalmologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses. Activity Overview Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is one of the most common causes of dry eye disease (DED), which can profoundly impact patients and their quality of life. Although many treatment options are available, no pharmacologic treatment has yet been app...
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Exploring Emerging Trends in Medical Glaucoma Management

This webinar focuses on the newest therapies in glaucoma management and how their mechanisms of action and efficacy compares to traditional prostaglandins. The webinar also includes case discussions.
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Expert Illustrations & Commentaries™: Visualizing the Angiopoetin-Tie2 Pathway as a Target in Retinal and Choroidal Vascular Diseases

Target Audience This educational activity is directed towards comprehensive ophthalmologists, retinal specialists, optometrists, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with retinal diseases. Program Overview This Expert Illustrations and Commentaries™ is a video-based program in which 2 experts discuss the etiology and management of diabetic macular edema (DME) and neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). In this activity, the faculty f...
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Targeting the Trabecular Meshwork: Collaborative Glaucoma Care

This supplement focuses on the comanagement of patients with glaucoma, specifically those who may be candidates for microinvasive glaucoma surgery procedures (MIGS) that target the trabecular meshwork, and the ways in which optometrists and ophthalmologists collaborate to provide the best pre- and postoperative care for these patients.
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Splendors of Southern Europe Cruise: Exploring Medicine, Dentistry & the Mediterranean Healthcare Model

Exploring Medicine, Dentistry & the Mediterranean Healthcare Model CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing, and Allied Healthcare Professionals This Seminar is planned for 12 Continuing Education Credit Hours. CME/CE Professional Seminar Fee: $695 Seminar Attendance Fee: $450 CME/CE credits, Certificates of Completion and possible tax deductible guidelines will be provided for registered Professional Seminar attendees Certificates of Attendance will be provi...
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Preparing for the Future: Updates in Retinal Diseases and Novel Therapies

Content Source This continuing education (CE) activity captures content from a virtual roundtable discussion. Activity Description Based on a roundtable discussion in August, this supplement summarizes the challenges facing clinicians when managing diabetic eye disease and wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and the current and pipeline therapy options for these diseases. Target Audience This certified CE activity is designed for optometrists who care for patients with di...
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Treating Presbyopia: New Approaches to a Familiar Problem

Content Source This continuing medical education (CE/CME) activity captures content from a live symposium at ASCRS. Activity Description Based on a live symposium held during the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Annual Meeting, this supplement summarizes the presentations on how to manage presbyopic changes with a variety of current and newly emerging treatment options, and how strategies may work synergistically. Target Audience This certified continuing me...
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Ocular Manifestations of Infectious Diseases in Children

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, national vaccination rates have dropped significantly, and there is concern about a potential rise in vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs), especially in children. As members of the healthcare community, eye care providers should recognize that vaccines are the best way to protect themselves and their families, as well as their patients and coworkers. This webinar focuses on various systemic and ocular presentations of infectious diseases, with a focus ...
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