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Understanding, Diagnosing, and Treating Neurotrophic Keratitis: An Overview

By: Terry Kim, MD, and Francis S. Mah, MD

Webinar Credits: 1.0

This certified continuing medical education activity is designed for anterior segment specialists, general ophthalmologists, and optometrists involved in the management of corneal disorders.

Expiration Date: Thursday, December 31, 2020
Release Date: December 11, 2019

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the participating ophthalmologist will be better able to:

  • Describe the stages of neurotrophic keratitis, and how to differentiate it from similar diseases.
  • Recognize the various potential causes of neurotrophic keratitis.
  • Understand mechanisms of action of newer treatments and when they should be introduced into treatment regimens for neurotrophic keratitis.
  • Identify the relationships between disease characteristics, drug, treatment frequency, visual, and anatomic outcomes.

Accreditation and Designation Statement

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

Credit Designation Statement
Evolve 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.

Grantor Statement
Supported through an educational grant from Dompé.

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.

Faculty

Terry Kim, 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, Avedro, Avellino Labs, Bausch + Lomb, Blephex, CorneaGen, Dompé, Eyenovia, Johnson & Johnson Vision, Kala Pharmaceuticals, Novabay Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Ocular Therapeutix, Omeros, Presbyopia Therapies, Shire, Sight Sciences, Simple Contacts, Surface, and Zeiss.

Francis S. Mah, 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: Dompé.

Editorial Support

Erin K. Fletcher, MIT, director of compliance and education, Evolve, has no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Susan Gallagher-Pecha, director of client services and project management, Evolve, has no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Cassandra Richards, director of education development, Evolve, has no financial relationships with commercial interests.

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

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