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CME Video of the Month

Episode 24

December, 2017

Shallow Chamber and Convex Anterior Lens Capsule

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Surgery Description

An eye with a shallow anterior chamber is at increased risk for endothelial cell loss during phacoemulsification. A convex anterior capsule increases the risk of anterior capsulotomy “runout”.

In this case I discuss and demonstrate techniques that protect the endothelium and prevent capsulorhexis problems in these eyes.

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

Learning Objective

To present strategies that reduce endothelial cell loss and allow successful capsulorhexis creation in an eye with a shallow anterior chamber and convex anterior lens 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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