Glaucoma Building Blocks Episode 1 | ASCRS
Glaucoma Building Blocks

Episode 1

Episode 1: Diagnosing, Monitoring, and Choosing Therapy Options for your Glaucoma Patient

May 25, 2021 8:30-9:30 P.M. EST

Join us for Episode 1 of the Glaucoma Building Blocks Educational Series. This first session will efficiently update you with the latest information about our understanding of the pathophysiology of glaucoma. We will review the fundamentals and the latest methods on establishing the clinical diagnosis as well as monitoring for disease progression. We will update you on what you need to know about the latest drug classes and patients access programs.

Earn 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by participating in this CME activity.

 

doctors listening to virtual meeting

Tue
May 25, 2021

Update on Glaucoma Pathophysiology

o Update on Trabecular Meshwork Dysfunction
o Update on optic nerve dysfunction
o Panel Q & A

Essentials on Testing and Management

o Making the Diagnosis in the Earliest Stages – Pre-perimetric Glaucoma
o Visual Fields – What do the Parameters mean?
o RNFL: What do you need to know – basic and confounders
o Panel Q & A/Discussion

Traditional Medical Management

o Update on New(ish) medical classes – ROCK Inhibitors and NO Donating
o National Patient Access Programs
o Panel Q & A/Discussion
o Drug First Approach – Challenge to Episode 2

Faculty

Douglas J. Rhee, MD

Douglas Rhee, MD

Co-Chair

Chris Girkin, MD

Christopher Girkin, MD

Yasemin Sozeri, MD

Vikas Chopra, MD

Vikas Chopra, MD

Amy Zhang, MD

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