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CME Video of the Month

Episode 41

May, 2019

Controlling Floppy Iris and Zonular Laxity with Capsule Retractors

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Surgery Description

An 80 yo Flomax patient with severe zonular laxity can present a number of challenges during cataract surgery. Here I demonstrate how the proper use of capsule retractors makes the case safer for the patient and easier for the surgeon.

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

Learning Objective

By participating in this activity the learner should be able to demonstrate the use of capsule retractors to simultaneously prevent severe pupil constriction and provide support for the capsule/lens complex during phacoemulsification.

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.

Contact Information: If you have questions regarding any of the surgical videos, please contact us at kmccarthy@postgradhealthed.com

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