Continuing Medical Education

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for ophthalmologists and eye bank personnel.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:

  • Cite current research findings on a variety of corneal surgeries;
  • Assess variation in surgical techniques, including potential risks and benefits and proper patient selection methods;
  • Analyze efficacy of emerging technologies and therapeutics in corneal surgery;
  • Describe current understanding of key issues related to corneal donor tissue selection, procurement, preparation, and rejection; and
  • Identify recent and emerging infectious diseases and testing procedures.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA). ASCRS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Notice of Off-Label Use Presentations

This program may include presentations on drugs or devices, or uses of drugs or devices that may not have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or have been approved by the FDA for specific uses only. The FDA has stated that it is the responsibility of the physician to determine the FDA clearance status of each drug or device he/she wishes to use in clinical practice. ASCRS is committed to the free exchange of medical education. Inclusion of any presentation in this program, including presentations of off-label uses, does not imply an endorsement by ASCRS of the uses, products, or techniques presented.

ADA/Special Accommodations

The Eye Bank Association of America and ASCRS fully comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the rules and regulations thereof. The Eye Bank Association of America and ASCRS also require ADA compliance from their contracted vendors and facilities. Any participant in this educational program who requires special accommodations or services should contact a staff member on-site.
Sponsored By Cornea Society Eye Bank Association of America