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Modern Medical Glaucoma Exploring the Trends – Enduring

By: Ian Benjamin Gaddie, OD, FAAO; and Gagan Sawhney, MD

Webinar Credits: 1.5

This webcast focuses on the newest therapies in glaucoma management and how their mechanisms of action and efficacy compares to traditional prostaglandins. The webcast also includes case discussions. Please also enjoy the perviously recorded question-and-answer session with Drs. Ian Benjamin Gaddie and Gagan Sawhney!

Expiration Date: Thursday, November 09, 2023
Release Date: December 7, 2020

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the mechanisms of action of novel therapeutics and classes of drugs.
  • Compare the efficacy of novel therapeutics with traditional prostaglandins.
  • Understand and explain the likelihood of achieving target intraocular pressure with monotherapy compared with combination regimens.
  • Restate the most common side effects of novel therapeutics.
  • Identify how to provide the best possible collaborative care when comanaging patients.

 

Accreditation and Designation Statement

Provided by Evolve Medical Education

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

 

Sponsored by:

Evolve is an approved COPE Administrator.
This course is COPE approved for 1.5 hour of CE credit for optometrists.

COPE Course ID: 70253-GL
COPE Activity ID: 120624

 

Participation Method

In order to obtain credit, proceed through the program, complete the post-test, evaluation and submit for credit.

Course Viewing Requirements

Supported Browsers:
Internet Explorer 11 for Windows
Edge (recent versions; Chromium-based) for Windows
Google Chrome (recent versions) for Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android, or Linux
Mozilla Firefox (recent versions) for Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android, or Linux
Safari (recent versions) for Mac OSX, or iOS

Hardware Requirements:
4GB+ RAM

Recommended internet speed 5Mbps+

Faculty and Disclosures


Ian Benjamin Gaddie, OD, FAAO
Chief Medical Officer
Kelper Vision Partner
Gaddie Eye Centers
Louisville, Kentucky


Gagan Sawhney, MD
Glaucoma Specialist
Georgia Eye Partners
Atlanta, Georgia

 

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:

Ian Benjamin Gaddie, OD, FAAO, and or spouse has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Grant/Research Support: Aerie. Consultant and Speakers Bureau: Allergan Novartis, Aerie, Bausch, Zeiss, Invantis, and Sight Sciences.  Stock holder: Tarsus and Leo Lens.

Gagan Sawhney, MD and or spouse has had a financial agreement or affiliation during the past year with the following commercial interests in the form of Consultant: Aerie, Allergan, and New World Medical.

The Evolve staff and planners have no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Nisha Mukherjee, MD, peer reviewer, has 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 Aerie.

Video Resources

By: Note, the question-and-answer session was previously recorded. You cannot ask questions during this program.

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Instructions

In order to obtain credit, proceed through the program, complete the post-test, evaluation and submit for credit.

Step 1 of 2

  • a. 1b. 2c. 3d. 4e. 5
  • a. 1b. 2c. 3d. 4e. 5
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    Describe the mechanisms of action of novel therapeutics and classes of drugs
    Compare the efficacy of novel therapeutics with traditional prostaglandins
    Understand and explain the likelihood of achieving target intraocular pressure with monotherapy compared with combination regimens
    Restate the most common side effects of novel therapeutics
    Identify how to provide the best possible collaborative care when comanaging patients
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