Capstone Lectures:
Innovations in Ophthalmology – A LIVE STREAM Broadcast Event

The Capstone Lectures are a collection of short leading-edge topics that will launch the ACE Program on Saturday, November 14, from 9:00 am-12:15 pm Central. This half-day event will be featured via LIVE STREAM, which can be registered for with the Virtual Broadcast 3-Day Program (Saturday, November 7, Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15). LIVE STREAM event registered attendees will not need to complete a quiz to receive credit.

You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!

Karl Golnik, MD, MEd, Blue Ash, OH
Saturday, November 14, 9:00 am-9:30 am Central
Description: This Capstone Lecture course will discuss several advances in neuro-ophthalmology that have changed the approach to patient care. Transient visual loss, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) and ischemic optic neuropathy will be discussed.
Credits: 0.5 A IJCAHPO, OPS 1:1

Ophthalmologic Telemedicine: The Crucial Role of the Ophthalmic Technician

April Maa, MD, Decatur, GA
Saturday, November 14, 9:30 am-10:00 am Central

Description: This Capstone Lecture course will provide an introduction to ophthalmologic telemedicine. It will include different modalities, current programs, future directions, how it helps in the post-pandemic era, implementation strategies and the role of the ophthalmic technician.
Credits: 0.5 A IJCAHPO

Intraocular Lenses (IOLs): Current Platforms and Future Technologies

Vasudha Panday, MD, San Antonio, TX 
Saturday, November 14, 10:15 am-10:45 am Central

Description: This Capstone Lecture course will cover single piece IOLs in use in the United States. Toric, multifocal and extended depth of focus IOLs will be covered, as well as new and emerging IOL technologies.
Credits: 0.5 A IJCAHPO

Diabetic Retinopathy Update

Sunir Garg, MD, FACS, Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, November 14, 10:45 am-11:15 am Central

Description: This Capstone Lecture course will cover the basic pathophysiology of diabetic eye disease. Dr. Garg will also emphasize new treatments in the management of diabetic macular edema, non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy and proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Garg will discuss the basics of medical management of this disease.
Credits: 0.5 A IJCAHPO, OPS 1:1

Teprotumumab for Thyroid Eye Disease

Richard Allen, MD, PhD, FACS, Houston, TX 
Saturday, November 14, 11:15 am-11:45 am Central

Description: This Capstone Lecture course will discuss treatment for thyroid eye disease. Thyroid eye disease is an autoimmune process often associated with a history of hyperthyroidism in which patients may develop proptosis, strabismus, eyelid retraction and/or rarely optic neuropathy. There are a number of treatments available for thyroid eye disease. The purpose of this lecture is to review the current available treatments for thyroid eye disease and discuss a recent advancement in the use of teprotumumab.
Credits: 0.5 A IJCAHPO

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Past, Present and Future

Michael Stewart, MD, Jacksonville, FL 
Saturday, November 14, 11:45 am-12:15 pm Central

Description: This Capstone Lecture course will review age-related macular degeneration as well as past, present and future treatment options.
Credits: 0.5 A IJCAHPO, OPS 1:1

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