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CME Video of the Month

Episode 8

August, 2016

Cataract Removal with Insertion of Two iStents for Treatment of Secondary Pseudoexfoliative Glaucoma

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Surgery Description

Case Description: This female patient presents with very obvious pseudoexfoliation and cataract. While paying attention to her suboptimal zonular status, using my chop technique, I remove her cataract, demonstrate the insertion of 2 iStents to treat her Secondary Pseudoexfoliative Glaucoma and complete the case with IOL implantation.


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

Learning Objective

After reviewing the educational video, learners should be able to 1. To demonstrate a nucleus disassembly technique that minimizes stress to the lens zonule, and is of particular value in eyes with pseudoexfoliation. 2. To demonstrate methods to protect the posterior capsule from accidental aspiration during removal of both the nucleus and lens cortex.

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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