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CME Video of the Month

Episode 40

April, 2019

A Systematic Approach to a Difficult Eye

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Surgery Description

When the goal is to implant a toric IOL in an eye with recurring bouts of uveitis, poster synechiae, an extremely shallow chamber and a previous iridectomy, a step-by-step approach is required. Here I demonstrate my approach including a pars plana vitrectomy to first deepen the anterior chamber.

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

Learning Objective

: To help surgeons incorporate techniques for deepening the anterior chamber and enlarging a miotic pupil in a post-uveitis eye with posterior synechiae, circumferential pupillary membrane and shallow chamber into their practice

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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