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CME / ABIM MOC

Tricky Refractive Myopia Surgery Cases: How Advanced Topography Can Help

  • Authors: Karl Stonecipher, MD; Ronald Krueger, MD, MSE; James B. Randleman, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 8/19/2020
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 8/19/2021
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for ophthalmologists and primary care physicians.

The goal of this activity is to improve visual outcomes for patients with myopia seeking refractive correction through corneal surgery, and keep physicians abreast of the latest developments in corneal topography.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Detection of corneal pathologies using topography
    • Differences in new topography technologies
    • Clinical trial data for wavefront/topography-guided LASIK surgery


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Faculty

  • Karl Stonecipher, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine
    Medical Director
    TLC Laser Eye Centers
    Greensboro, North Carolina

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Karl Stonecipher, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AcuFocus; Alcon; Allergan; Bausch Health; Espansione; Eyevance; Eyepoint; Johnson and Johnson; Kala; Lombart; Marco; Nidek; Novartis; Pogotec; Presbia; Refocus; TLC
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: AcuFocus; Alcon; Allergan; Bausch Health; Espansione; Eyevance; Eyepoint; Johnson and Johnson; Kala; Lombart; Marco; Nidek; Novartis; Pogotec; Presbia; Refocus; TLC
    Received grants for clinical research from: AcuFocus; Alcon; Allergan; Bausch Health; Espansione; Presbia; Refocus
    Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: Alphaeon; Strathspey Crown

  • Ronald Krueger, MD, MSE

    McGaw Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Director
    Truhlsen Eye Institute
    Omaha, Nebraska

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Ronald Krueger, MD, MSE, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Alcon Labs; Johnson and Johnson Vision
    Received grants for clinical research from: Alcon Labs; Bausch; Lomb
    Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: Ocutrx; Rx Sight; Strathespey Crown

  • James B. Randleman, MD

    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute
    Cleveland, Ohio

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: James B. Randleman, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Editors

  • Pakinam Aboulsaoud, PharmD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Pakinam Aboulsaoud, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Yoji Yamaguchi, MA

    Associate Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Yoji Yamaguchi, MA, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewers

  • Esther Nyarko, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Esther Nyarko, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewedand the reviewer has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Served as an advisor or consultant for: Glaukos Corp
Owns stock, stock options, or bonds from: Glaukos Corp


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CME / ABIM MOC

Tricky Refractive Myopia Surgery Cases: How Advanced Topography Can Help

Authors: Karl Stonecipher, MD; Ronald Krueger, MD, MSE; James B. Randleman, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 8/19/2020

Valid for credit through: 8/19/2021

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Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

Topography: What’s New for Refractive Myopia Surgery?

Dr Stonecipher reviews the latest developments in topography-guided refractive myopia surgery.
Karl Stonecipher, MD

Challenges in Detection of Corneal Pathologies and Risk Factors for Poor Outcomes

Dr Randleman discusses the assessment of pathologies and risk factors in patients presenting for refractive surgery evaluation.
James B. Randleman, MD

Challenges in Pre-Existing Higher Order Aberrations and Astigmatism

Dr Krueger uses case studies to examine some of the challenges of topography-guided LASIK surgery.
Ronald Krueger, MD
 
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