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Disease Modifying Glaucoma Treatments and Novel Therapies

By: Jonathan S. Myers, MD; Douglas J. Rhee, MD

Webinar Credits: 1.0

Two new drugs in novel classes were approved recently for IOP reduction in eyes with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma. View this webinar, hosted by two glaucoma experts, to learn more about these new treatments, plus therapeutics pending approval by the FDA. A case series is also included in this presentation.

Expiration Date: Sunday, July 31, 2022
Release Date: August 14, 2019

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the mechanisms of action of novel trabecular outflow medications.
  • Describe the efficacy and safety profiles of novel trabecular outflow medications.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in selecting appropriate therapies to achieve individualized patient-specific treatment goals.

Accreditation and Designation Statement

Accreditation Statement
Evolve Medical Education LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Evolve Medical Education LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Evolve is an approved COPE Administrator. This course is COPE approved for 1.0 hours of CE Credit for Optometrists.
Course #63761-GL
COPE Activity ID #117840

 

Faculty and Disclosures

DISCLOSURE POLICY 
It is the policy of Evolve that faculty and other individuals who are in the position to control the content of this activity disclose any real or apparent conflict of interests relating to the topics of this educational activity. Evolve has full policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

The following faculty/staff members have the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

  • Jonathan S. Myers, MD, and/or spouse/partner has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Consultant: Aerie Pharmaceuticals; Allergan, Glaukos, and MicroOptx. Grant Research: Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Alcon, Allergan, Diopsys, Glaukos, Haag Streit, Heidelberg Pharma; Merck, Novartis, Zeiss.
  • Douglas J. Rhee, MD, and/or spouse/partner has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Consultant: Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Alcon, Allergan, Ivantis. Grant Research:  Allergan, Glaukos, Ivantis. Speaker:Aerie, Bausch & Lomb, Ivantis.

EDITORIAL SUPPORT DISCLOSURES 

  • Erin K. Fletcher, MIT, director of compliance and education; Susan Gallagher-Pecha, director of client services and project management; Cassandra Richards, director of education development, Evolve, have no financial relationships with commercial interests. Jaya Kumar, MD, peer reviewer, has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Consultant: Allergan.

Disclaimer

OFF-LABEL STATEMENT
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
DISCLAIMER
The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Evolve,  or Aerie.

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    Understand the mechanisms of action of novel trabecular outflow medications.
    Describe the efficacy and safety profiles of novel trabecular outflow medications.
    Demonstrate proficiency in selecting appropriate therapies to achieve individualized patient-specific treatment goals.
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