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Wills Eye Knowledge Portal Wills Eye Knowledge Portal Ophthalmology CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...88 activities, each offering 0.5 to 1.5 credits. Total of about 88 hours (and more being added).
CME Credits Awarded by....Wills Eye Institute.
Cost..........Free. 
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lectures.
Target Audiences....OPHTHALMOLOGY.
Educational material updated monthly.
Expiration of CME credit...3 years after posting.
All CME at the Wills Eye Knowledge Portal is now free of charge. A good way to start is by taking the very helpful virtual video tour. Some recent titles are: 
• Pre-Operative Evaluation Anterior Segment Trauma 
• Keratoconus - Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK) for Keratoconus - Is It Worth It? 
• ECP for Glaucoma 
• Managing Diabetic Retinopathy in the Cataract Patient 
• Neovascular AMD Treatment Update 

New Insights into Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy
Free Ophthalmology CME Free Ophthalmology CME Live online May 18, 2017, (Sessions 1 and 2), and July 12, 2017 (Session 3), and available on demand through July 12, 2018.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Free Optometry CE Credit hours...3.0
CE Credits Awarded by....New England College of Optometry.
Cost..........Free.
Instruction Type...Streaming Video Lecture and discussion.
Target Audiences...This program is intended for optometrists who have significant numbers of people with age-related macular degeneration and geographic atrophy in their patient care panels and other eye care professionals with an interest in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration and geographic atrophy.
Educational material updated...May 18, 2017.
Expiration of CE credit...July 12, 2018.
Financial Support...Genentech Inc
This activity consists of three sessions, each of which should take approximately 1 hour to complete.
At the conclusion of New Insights into Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy, you will be able to:
• Identify the risk factors for AMD and the role of the complement pathway in the pathogenesis of GA
• Describe the progression of early AMD to GA and monitoring parameters that can identify disease progression
• Discuss the importance of routine eye exams and prompt referral when patients with AMD experience disease progression
• Assess the efficacy and safety of emerging treatment options for GA secondary to AMD
• Identify patient barriers to the optimal management of AMD and how they may be effectively addressed through education
• Describe the benefits of comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the management of AMD

Preserving Visual Function in the Aging Population Free Diabetes CME
Live online August 10, 2017 and available on demand through August 10, 2018. 
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Free Optometry CME Credit hours...2.0. 
CME Credits Awarded by....New England College of Optometry.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Streaming Video Lecture and discussion.
Target Audiences...This program is intended for US-based optometrists who have significant numbers of older patients with decreased visual acuity in their patient care panels..
Educational material updated....August 10, 2017.
Expiration of CME credit...August 10, 2018.
Financial Support...Not Stated.
Preserving Visual Function in the Aging Population consists of two lectures with discussion:
• Preserving Visual Function in the Aging Population
• 'I Didn't See This Coming!' Optometric Case Studies in Visual Acuity Challenges
The presenters are Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO and Dean Elliott, MD.

Ocular surface disease (OSD): diagnostic, management, and clinical considerations in "dry eye" Wills Eye Knowledge Portal Ophthalmology CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Free Ophthalmology CME Credit Hours...1.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....ScientiaCME.
Cost..........Free. 
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lectures.
Target Audiences....Ophthalmologists, optometrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice or are interested in ophthalmology; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with dry eye.
Educational material last updated...June 16, 2017.
Expiration of CME credit...June 16, 2020.
Financial Support...Allergan.
After completing Ocular surface disease (OSD): diagnostic, management, and clinical considerations in "dry eye" , you will be able to:
• Discuss the causes, symptoms, and types of dry eye or ocular surface disease, emphasizing the pathophysiology that impacts treatment decisions
• Describe the clinical implications of dry eye on contact lens or surgical success, and apply this knowledge in patient cases when discussing expectations with patients
• Utilize patient history, ocular examination, and tear quantity tests to accurately diagnose ocular surface disease, with an emphasis on the importance of early diagnosis
• Compare available and emerging treatments for ocular surface disease based on mechanisms of action and efficacy, with a focus on individualizing treatments to improve patient outcomes