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Top 3 Pearls in Cataract Surgery

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It is imperative to be able to identify the best practices for pre-, intra- and post-operative treatments for cataract surgery. In this session, attendees will learn how to evaluate and review the latest cataract surgery technologies, techniques, medications and lenses and how to discuss strategies to manage intra and post-operative complications.

This activity is approved for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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Moderators

Douglas Koch, MD

Co-Moderator

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Co-Moderator

Presenters

John Berdahl, MD

Nicole Fram, MD

Sumitra Khandelwal, MD

Kourtney Houser, MD

Cathleen McCabe, MD

Naveen Rao, MD

Denise Visco, MD

William Wiley, MD

Blake Williamson, MD

Activity Agenda

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Educational Objectives

  • Identify best practices for pre-, intra-, and post-operative treatments for cataract surgery.
  • Evaluate and review the latest cataract surgery technologies, techniques, medications and lenses.
  • Discuss strategies to manage intra- and post-operative complications.

Introduction

Moderators
Douglas Koch, MD
Elizabeth Yeu, MD

PART 1: Pre-Op – Top 3 Pearls

Length
30 minutes

Topics Covered
IOL selection, patient selection, pre-op diagnostic tools, chair time discussion aids

Agenda
5 mins             Nicole Fram
5 mins             Kourtney Houser
5 mins             Blake Williamson
15 mins           Panel Discussion

PART 2: Intra-Op – Top 3 Pearls

Length
30 minutes

Topics Covered
Go-to IOL if complications occur, astigmatism management options, intraoperative tool/technology, surgical technique, pharmacologic medicine, other procedures (eg, MIGS)

Agenda
5 mins             Denise Visco
5 mins             Cathleen McCabe
5 mins             Bill Wiley
15 mins           Panel Discussion

PART 3: Post-Op – Top 3 Pearls

Length
30 minutes

Topics Covered
Tool or advice for post-op surprise, interval between surgeries, post-op evaluation or visits with current pandemic environment, post-op cataract sx medications, timing of Nd:YAG

Agenda
5 mins             John Berdahl             
5 mins             Sumitra Khandelwal
5 mins             Naveen Rao
15 mins           Panel Discussion

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