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CME Video of the Month

Episode 61

January , 2021

Spontaneous Posterior Capsule Tear After IOL Insertion

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Surgery Description

After routine phacoemulsification and IOL insertion, a spontaneous opening in the posterior capsule is observed without obvious cause.  A small capsulorhexis must then be enlarged to permit reverse capture of the optic of the single piece, trifocal IOL.

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Financial Disclosure: Richard J. Mackool, MD & RJ Mackool, MD: Consultant: Alcon; Patent Holder: Crestpoint Management

Learning Objective

After completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to Utilize the technique of reverse optic capture to achieve reliable capsule fixation in the presence of an open posterior capsule

Satisfactory completion: Learners must pass a post-test and complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.

Accreditation Statement – In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Review Education Group. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation – Amedco LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience: Ophthalmologists with an interest in cataract surgery.

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