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Patient, Provider, and Caregiver Connection™: Limiting the Patient Burden of Neurotrophic Keratitis Non-COPE

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Overview / Abstract:

Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed towards general ophthalmologists and optometrists. Additional clinicians who may have the opportunity to diagnosis patients with neurotrophic keratitis will also be invited to participate.

Activity Overview

This video-based program is designed for health care professionals to explore the diagnosis and treatment of neurotropic keratitis (NK) through a unique perspective, putting the patient voice front and center. A patient with NK will share her experiences. Expert faculty will share commentary on NK etiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnostic approach, efficacy and safety data of available therapies, and best practices for treatment of NK.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

Describe the dysfunction of corneal sensory innervation that leads to NK, as compared to normal function
Apply testing strategies that provide prompt diagnosis and disease classification for patients with NK
Develop optimal treatment approaches for patients with NK that are individualized for their disease stage
Assess the effects of NK on patients’ quality of life


Dec 20, 2022


Nursing CNE, Physician CME



Credits / Hours

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™



Presenters / Authors / Faculty


Francis S. Mah, MD
Director, Cornea Service
Co-Director, Refractive Surgery Service
Division of Ophthalmology
Department of Surgery
Scripps Clinic
La Jolla, CA

Karolinne Rocha, MD, PhD
Director, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Division
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Director Cornea & Refractive Surgery Fellowship Director
Medical University of South Carolina
Storm Eye Institute
Charleston, SC

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers


Keywords / Search Terms

Relias LLC Relias LLC., FreeCME., Free CE CME

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