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CPD

The Patient With Chronic Ocular Surface Pain: Taking the Next Step

  • Authors: Marc Labetoulle, MD, PhD​; Francisco Figueiredo, MD, PhD​; James S. Wolffsohn BSc, MBA, PhD​
  • CPD Released: 5/2/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 5/2/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Non-US Physicians - maximum of 0.50 CPD

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for an international audience of non-US ophthalmologists, neurologists, and other physicians who care for patients with chronic or difficult to treat eye pain. 

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to recognize the burden of chronic ocular surface pain and understand its pathophysiology, assessment, and management.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the:
    • Burden of disease in patients with ocular surface pain
    • Causative factors for ocular surface pain
    • Management of ocular surface pain


Disclosures

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All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Faculty

  • Marc Labetoulle, MD, PhD​

    Professor of Ophthalmology​
    Paris-Saclay University​
    Bicêtre, France ​

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Marc Labetoulle, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Alcon; Allergan; DMG; GlaxoSmithKline; Horus; Novartis; Quantel; Santen; Théa; Topivert
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Alcon; Allergan; Bausch & Lomb; GlaxoSmithKline; Horus; Merck Sharp & Dohme; Novartis; Quantel; Santen; Théa
    Research funding from: Théa

  • Francisco Figueiredo, MD, PhD

    Professor of Ophthalmology​
    Royal Victoria Infirmary​
    Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ​
    Professor of Ophthalmology, Bioscience Institute​
    Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University​
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom ​

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Francisco Figueiredo, MD, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • James Wolffsohn, BSc, MBA, PhD

    Professor of Optometry​
    Aston University​
    Birmingham, United Kingdom ​

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: James S. Wolffsohn BSc, MBA, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Alcon; Atia Vision; Coopervision
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Alcon; Coopervision; Scope Ophthalmic
    Research funding from: 3m; Alcon; Allergan; Bausch & Lomb; Johnson & Johnson Vision Care; Medmont; Novartis; Rayner; Théa
    Owns stock (privately owned) in: Aston Vision Sciences; Eyoto;
    Ownership interest: Aston Vision Sciences; Eyoto

Patient

  • Colin Todd

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Colin Todd, BEng, has no relevant financial relationships.

Editors

  • Katherine Carpenter, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC 

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Katherine Carpenter, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Advisor or consultant for: Eisai, Inc.; GW Pharmaceuticals (former)

  • Frederick Stange, DO

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Frederick Stange, DO, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP, has no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 0.50 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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CPD

The Patient With Chronic Ocular Surface Pain: Taking the Next Step

Authors: Marc Labetoulle, MD, PhD​; Francisco Figueiredo, MD, PhD​; James S. Wolffsohn BSc, MBA, PhD​Faculty and Disclosures

CPD Released: 5/2/2022

Valid for credit through: 5/2/2023

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