Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASCRS takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of the CME activity.
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All CME activities approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are valid for recognition by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Physicians not licensed in the U.S. who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Attendees registered as exhibitors, spouses, and guests are not eligible for CME credits.
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the impact of OSD on cataract and refractive surgical outcomes and discuss which diagnostic devices are most helpful in the preoperative setting.
- Define the role of inflammation in OSD and differentiate between options for anti-inflammatory therapies.
- Identify the role of lid margin disease in OSD and review various options for treatment.
Notice About Off-Label Use Presentations
The webinar may include presentations on drugs or devices or uses of drugs or devices that may not have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or have been approved by the FDA for specific uses only. The FDA has stated that it is the responsibility of the physician to determine the FDA clearance status of each drug or device he or she wishes to use in clinical practice. ASCRS is committed to the free exchange of medical education. Inclusion of any presentation in this program, including presentations of off-label uses, does not imply an endorsement by ASCRS of the uses, products or techniques presented.
ASCRS fully complies with the legal requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the rules and regulations thereof. ASCRS also requires ADA compliance from its contracted vendors and facilities. Any participant in this educational program who requires special accommodations or services should contact a staff member.