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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute 50th Anniversary Reunion & Scientific Meeting

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Course Description

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize symptoms, perform better examinations, and formulate the best management plan for complex glaucoma cases
  • Analyze examples of high quality and cost-efficient ophthalmic tests and select best diagnostic tools in the management of glaucoma
  • Identify different interventional techniques in the treatment of glaucoma and analyze in detail their indications and complications
  • Use specific clinical knowledge to facilitate a more effective and efficient practice of glaucoma
  • Interpret results of corneal topography for refractive surgery screening
  • Treat refractive surgery patients based on topography findings
  • Identify different IOLS for the treatment of cataract and refractive error, and analyze their indications and complications
  • Recognize, diagnose and manage neuro-ophthalmic emergencies and complex cases
  • Enhance patient care by better understanding timing of screening and emerging treatments for retinopathy of prematurity
  • Manage patients with amblyopia through the preferred dosing regimens
  • Evaluate new concepts and management techniques in the treatment of orbital diseases
  • Compare different surgical and therapeutic options in oculoplastic and orbital surgery
  • Diagnose and manage patients with orbital problems and more effectively initiate treatment plans
  • Evaluate new treatment options and manage complications of oculofacial aesthetic surgery
  • Analyze the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of age-related macular degeneration
  • Debate best practices for management of diabetic retinopathy and venous occlusive disease
  • Evaluate electrophysiology, OCT, fluorescein angiography and other aids to diagnose and treat macular diseases including hereditary dystrophies and degenerations
  • Contrast diagnostic features and treatment options in pediatric retinal diseases
  • Formulate options for management of ocular tumors including choroidal melanoma, retinoblastoma and lymphoma
  • Diagram new treatment options for patients with advanced uveitis and retinitis
  • Compare latest vitreoretinal surgical techniques for posterior segment diseases