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Excisional Goniotomy for the Cataract Surgeon

By: Gagan Sawhney, MD; and Blake Williamson, MD, MPH, MS

Webinar Credits: 1.5

This webinar will provide valuable information on how to incorporate certain microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) procedures into a cataract/refractive practice.

Expiration Date: Sunday, January 31, 2021
Release Date: January 2020

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives
Identify and understand the advantages and disadvantages of trabecular, supraciliary, and subconjunctival MIGS procedures.
Describe the efficacy and safety of trabecular and Schlemm canal MIGS procedures.
Identify the patient characteristics that favor the use of trabecular and Schlemm canal MIGS procedures.
Adopt optimal surgical techniques when performing trabecular and Schlemm canal MIGS procedures.

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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty and Disclosures

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:

Gagan Sawhney, MD
Cataract, Glaucoma, and Refractive Surgeon
Georgia Eye Partners
Atlanta, Georgia

  • Dr. Sawhney and/or spouse, has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Speaker’s Bureau: Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Allergan, and New World Medical.

Blake Williamson, MD, MPH, MS
Refractive, Cataract, and MIGS Surgeon
Williamson Eye Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • Dr. Williamson and/or spouse, has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Consultant and Speaker’s Bureau: New World Medical.

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. Nisha Mukherjee, MD, peer reviewer, have no financial relationships with commercial interests.

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 New World Medical.

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  • 1. Not at all confident2. Not very confident3. Neutral4. Confident5. Very confident
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    Identify and understand the advantages and disadvantages of trabecular, supraciliary, and subconjunctival microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) procedures.
    Describe the efficacy and safety of trabecular and Schlemm canal MIGS procedures.
    Identify the patient characteristics that favor the use of trabecular and Schlemm canal MIGS procedures.
    Adopt optimal surgical techniques when performing trabeular and Schlemm canal MIGS procedures.
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