Managing patients with retinal diseases is never simple, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, this challenge has become even more difficult as ophthalmologists are struggling to provide the best treatment while limiting office visits. Longer duration therapies are helping to meet those needs.
This webinar will focus on the latest data in diabetic macular edema treatment, comparing clinical trial versus real-world strategies, and the panel will discuss ways to adapt patient care in the COVID-19 era.
This certified CME activity is designed for retina specialists and general ophthalmologists involved in the management of patients with diabetic macular edema.
Supported through an unrestricted educational grant by Alimera Sciences.
Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to:
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Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA
Baylor College of Medicine
Sophie J. Bakri, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Maria H. Berrocal, MD
Berrocal & Associates
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sumit Sharma, MD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College
Case Western Reserve University Staff in Vitreoretinal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye
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The following faculty/staff members have the following financial relationships with commercial interests:
Christina Weng, MD, MBA and/or spouse had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interest in the form of Consultant: Alcon, Alimera Sciences, Allergan, and Novartis.
Sophie J. Bakri, MD, and/or spouse had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interest in the form of Consultant: Adverum, Allegro, Allergan, Alimera Sciences, Eyepoint, Kala, Oxurion, Novartis, and Roche. Grant/Research Support: Lowey Medical Foundation and NIH.
Maria H. Berrocal, MD, and/or spouse had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interest in the form of Consultant: Alcon, Alimera Sciences, and Allergan. Speaker’s Bureau: Alcon, Alimera, Allergan and Quantel.
Sumit Sharma, MD, and/or spouse had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interest in the form of Consultant: Alimera Sciences, Allergan, Bausch + Lomb, Clearside, EyePoint, Genentech/Roche, and Regeneron.
The Evolve staff and planners have no financial relationships with commercial interests.
Nisha Mukherjee, MD, peer reviewer, have no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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