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CME Activity
ASCRS Presents: The Complete Guide to Management of Astigmatism
December 2019

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In this 1.5 hour CME activity based on content from the 2019 ASCRS Annual Meeting, join a panel of experts as they explore the essentials of astigmatism treatment and outcomes in cataract and refractive surgery.


Session Moderators: Daniel H. Chang, MD, William F. Wiley, MD

Session Speakers: Douglas D. Koch, MD, ABO, Mitchell P. Weikert, MD, ABO, Julie Schallhorn, MD, ABO, Kendall E. Donaldson, MD, Ronald R. Krueger, MD, MSE, Edward E. Manche, MD, Jason P. Brinton, MD, ABO, William B. Trattler, MD, ABO, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, George O. Waring IV, MD, FACS, Kathryn M. Hatch, MD, Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, Steven J. Dell, MD, and David R. Hardten, MD.

CME Information

Credits: By completing this activity you will earn 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Activity Expiration Date: December 31, 2020

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize the essentials of astigmatism management in cataract and refractive surgery, including options for measuring astigmatism and decision points influencing treatment protocols
  • Compare and contrast the benefits of topography-guided versus wavefront-guided refractive treatments for astigmatism
  • Compare and contrast the benefits of available methods for accounting for anterior and posterior corneal astigmatism
  • Describe the basics of treating astigmatism with Toric IOLs and arcuate incisions

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