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CME

Ophthalmology Continuing Medical Education Series: A Modern Approach to Ptosis

Location: Zoom

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2022

Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Contact: Nicole Groote

About the Event

In this installment of the Department of Ophthalmology and Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute’s Continuing Medical Education Series, Richard Allen, M.D., Ph.D., presents “A Modern Approach to Ptosis.” Allen is an oculoplastic surgeon with TOC Eye and Face and an affiliate faculty member with the Department of Ophthalmology at Dell Medical School.

Email Nicole Groote for the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  1. List the different predictors of levator health
  2. Recite the steps of levator advancement, Muller muscle-conjunctival resection, frontalis sling and frontalis flap surgery
  3. Describe the process in choosing the appropriate ptosis surgery for correction of ptosis

Target Audience

  • Primary: Physicians in ophthalmology
  • Secondary: Any discipline physicians and physician extenders

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement Systems-Based Practice
  • IOM: Patient-Centered Care, Work with Interdisciplinary Teams, Use Evidence-Based Practice, Apply Quality Improvement, Use informatics
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork and Team-Based Practice, Interprofessional Communication, Roles and Responsibilities

Speaker Disclosure

Richard Allen, M.D., Ph.D., speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclosure.

Planner Disclosure

Jane Edmond, M.D., and Nicole Groote, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Moe Hein “Harry” Aung, M.D., Ph.D., is a consultant for Senseye.

Eileen Bowden, M.D., received honorariums from CoreaGen and Santen.

Gene Kim, M.D., is a consultant for Zeiss.

Eric Crowell, M.D., MPH, is a consultant for EyePoint Pharmaceuticals.

The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.