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Comanaging Premium IOL Patients: Presbyopia Correction

By: Douglas K. Devries, OD; Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO

Webinar Credits: 1

This expert discussion will review how to improve patient outcomes by managing presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs) in today’s optometric practice. This 1-hour program will review how to match patients with the appropriate IOL and optimize their outcomes. Program content will include evidence-based didactic presentations, interactive discussions, and relevant case presentation discussions.

Expiration Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023
Release Date: May 4, 2020

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    1. Describe and identify current and emerging presbyopia correcting IOLs:
      1. Risks and benefits of each
      2. Patient selection/exclusion criteria
      3. Patient expectation management
    1. Describe elements of a standardized postoperative outcomes assessment for patients with presbyopia correcting IOLs

Accreditation and Designation Statement

This course is COPE approved for 1.0 hour of CE credit for optometrists.

Sponsored by State University of New York School of Optometry Office of Continuing Professional Education

Evolve is an approved COPE Administrator.

COPE Course ID: 67941-AS

COPE Event ID: 119402

Faculty and Disclosures

Douglas K. Devries, OD

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Eye Care Associates of Nevada

Sparks, Nevada

 

Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO

Schwartz Laser Eye Center

Scottsdale, Arizona

 

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:

Douglas K. Devries, OD, and/or spouse had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interest in the form of Consultant and Speakers Bureau: Alcon, Bausch + Health, Bio Tissue, Dompe, EyeVance, Johnson & Johnson Vision, Lumeris, Novartis, OcuSoft, Sun, and TearLab, Share/Stockholder: RPS

Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and/or spouse had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interest in the form of Consultant: Alcon, Allergan, Bausch + Lomb, Johnson & Johnson Vision, Novartis, OcuSOFT, Reichert and Sun. Speaker’s Bureau: Alcon, Allergan, Bausch + Lomb, Johnson & Johnson Vision,  Novartis, and Sun. Research/Grant Support: Allergan. Stock/Shareholder: TearLab.

 

Editorial Support Disclosures

Erin K. Fletcher, MIT, director of compliance and education; Evolve; and Kate Fehlhaber, PhD, writer, 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, Alcon, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc., Glaukos, and Johnson & Johnson Vision.

Pretest

  • a) Very confidentb) Confidentc) Neutrald) Unconfidente) Not confident at all
  • a) I recommend against itb) I only discuss presbyopia correcting IOLs if the patient brings it upc) I proactively speak about presbyopia correcting IOLs to some qualified patientsd) I proactively speak about presbyopia correcting IOLs to all qualified patients
  • a) Very confidentb) Confidentc) Neutrald) Unconfidente) Not confident at all

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  • a) Very confidentb) Confidentc) Neutrald) Unconfidente) Not confident at all
  • a) I recommend against itb) I only discuss presbyopia correcting IOLs if the patient brings it upc) I proactively speak about presbyopia correcting IOLs to some qualified patientsd) I proactively speak about presbyopia correcting IOLs to all qualified patients
  • a) Very confidentb) Confidentc) Neutrald) Unconfidente) Not confident at all
  • AgreeNeutralDisagree
    A.Describe and identify current and emerging presbyopia correcting IOLs: Risks and benefits of each
    B. Describe and identify current and emerging presbyopia correcting IOLs: Patient selection/exclusion criteria
    C. Describe and identify current and emerging presbyopia correcting IOLs:Patient expectation management
    D. Describe elements of a standardized postoperative outcomes assessment for patients with presbyopia correcting IOLs
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