Ophthalmology - Cataract CME

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Ophthalmology - Cataract Activities

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Anesthesia For Eye Surgery This activity reviews the anesthetic implications associated with patients undergoing eye surgeries. This article will highlight major anesthetic topi ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Anesthesia For Eye Surgery This activity reviews the anesthetic implications associated with patients undergoing eye surgeries. This article will highlight major anesthetic topi ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Aniridic Fibrosis Syndrome Aniridic fibrosis syndrome is a rare complication of invasive intraocular surgery (especially cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation) ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Aniridic Fibrosis Syndrome Aniridic fibrosis syndrome is a rare complication of invasive intraocular surgery (especially cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation) ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Blindness The term blindness is a general term that can include those with low vision and legal blindness. Low vision is a term used to describe those whose vis ... Read the Article 1 2 Activity DO
Blindness The term blindness is a general term that can include those with low vision and legal blindness. Low vision is a term used to describe those whose vis ... Read the Article 1 2 Activity MD/PA
Blunt Eye Trauma Blunt injury to the eye can lead to various intrinsic eye injuries. Globe rupture and retrobulbar hematoma are two emergent entities that are of impor ... Read the Article 1.5 14 Activity DO
Blunt Eye Trauma Blunt injury to the eye can lead to various intrinsic eye injuries. Globe rupture and retrobulbar hematoma are two emergent entities that are of impor ... Read the Article 1.5 14 Activity MD/PA
Cataract A cataract is a disease of the eye in which the normally clear lens has opacified which obscures the passage of light. It is a gradually progressive d ... Read the Article 1.25 13 Activity DO
Cataract A cataract is a disease of the eye in which the normally clear lens has opacified which obscures the passage of light. It is a gradually progressive d ... Read the Article 1.25 13 Activity MD/PA
Cataract Surgery Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of remediable blindness. While some cataracts, may be congenital, secondary to trauma, or drug-induced, most c ... Read the Article 1.25 12 Activity DO
Cataract Surgery Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of remediable blindness. While some cataracts, may be congenital, secondary to trauma, or drug-induced, most c ... Read the Article 1.25 12 Activity MD/PA
Complicated Cataract A cataract is an ocular condition that refers to the opacification of the crystalline lens leading to visual impairment. A complicated Cataract is a s ... Read the Article 1.25 7 Activity DO
Complicated Cataract A cataract is an ocular condition that refers to the opacification of the crystalline lens leading to visual impairment. A complicated Cataract is a s ... Read the Article 1.25 7 Activity MD/PA
Endophthalmitis Endophthalmitis is defined as an inflammation of the inner coats of the eye, resulting from intraocular colonization of infectious agents with exudati ... Read the Article 1.25 7 Activity DO
Endophthalmitis Endophthalmitis is defined as an inflammation of the inner coats of the eye, resulting from intraocular colonization of infectious agents with exudati ... Read the Article 1.25 7 Activity MD/PA
Heterochromia Heterochromia or heterochromia iridum indicates a difference between the color of the two irises. It usually involves the whole iris and can less com ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity DO
Heterochromia Heterochromia or heterochromia iridum indicates a difference between the color of the two irises. It usually involves the whole iris and can less com ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity MD/PA
Hyperbaric Cataracts Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is the administration of 100% oxygen at pressures greater than one-atmosphere absolute pressure (1 ATA) for a therape ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Hyperbaric Cataracts Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is the administration of 100% oxygen at pressures greater than one-atmosphere absolute pressure (1 ATA) for a therape ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Hyperbaric Complications Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is generally a relatively safe therapy for various conditions. However, there are some adverse side effects. When adv ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity DO
Hyperbaric Complications Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is generally a relatively safe therapy for various conditions. However, there are some adverse side effects. When adv ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity MD/PA
Hyperbaric Related Myopia and Cataract Formation Oxygen has been shown to be harmful to many tissues in the body via the formation of oxygen free radicals through normal metabolic processes. The high ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Hyperbaric Related Myopia and Cataract Formation Oxygen has been shown to be harmful to many tissues in the body via the formation of oxygen free radicals through normal metabolic processes. The high ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Pediatric Cataract A pediatric cataract is an important cause of treatable childhood blindness, provided it is recognized and managed early. Leukocoria, strabismus, and ... Read the Article 1.25 11 Activity DO
Pediatric Cataract A pediatric cataract is an important cause of treatable childhood blindness, provided it is recognized and managed early. Leukocoria, strabismus, and ... Read the Article 1.25 11 Activity MD/PA
Phakic Intraocular Lens Myopia The phakic intraocular lens (IOLs) is a technology that expands the range of refractive surgery to cover higher degrees of myopia, hyperopia, and asti ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity DO
Phakic Intraocular Lens Myopia The phakic intraocular lens (IOLs) is a technology that expands the range of refractive surgery to cover higher degrees of myopia, hyperopia, and asti ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity MD/PA
Posterior Polar Cataract Posterior polar cataract (PPC) is a unique form of congenital cataract, which results in defective distance and near vision and affects the patient's ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Posterior Polar Cataract Posterior polar cataract (PPC) is a unique form of congenital cataract, which results in defective distance and near vision and affects the patient's ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Prazosin Prazosin is a medication used to manage and treat hypertension, benign prostatic hyperplasia, PTSD-associated nightmares, and the Raynaud phenomenon. ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Prazosin Prazosin is a medication used to manage and treat hypertension, benign prostatic hyperplasia, PTSD-associated nightmares, and the Raynaud phenomenon. ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome Pseudoexfoliation syndrome is a chronic, age-related disorder of the extracellular matrix that results in the deposition of abnormal fibrillary (pseud ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity DO
Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome Pseudoexfoliation syndrome is a chronic, age-related disorder of the extracellular matrix that results in the deposition of abnormal fibrillary (pseud ... Read the Article 1 7 Activity MD/PA
Radial Keratotomy Correction Radial keratotomy correction for refractive error was a commonly performed surgical procedure in the latter part of the 20th century. This type of cor ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Radial Keratotomy Correction Radial keratotomy correction for refractive error was a commonly performed surgical procedure in the latter part of the 20th century. This type of cor ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Regional Anesthetic Blocks A regional block is a specific anesthetic technique that inhibits nerve transmission to avoid or relieve pain. This activity reviews the indications, ... Read the Article 1.5 17 Activity DO
Regional Anesthetic Blocks A regional block is a specific anesthetic technique that inhibits nerve transmission to avoid or relieve pain. This activity reviews the indications, ... Read the Article 1.5 17 Activity MD/PA
Retrobulbar Block The retrobulbar block, initially described in 1884, had been widely referred to as the "gold standard" in ophthalmological surgery for many years. Tho ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity DO
Retrobulbar Block The retrobulbar block, initially described in 1884, had been widely referred to as the "gold standard" in ophthalmological surgery for many years. Tho ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity MD/PA
Safety of Fluoroscopy in Patient, Operator, and Technician The discovery, development, and implementation of ionizing radiation as a means for medical imaging, such as fluoroscopy, has proved to be pivotal in ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity DO
Safety of Fluoroscopy in Patient, Operator, and Technician The discovery, development, and implementation of ionizing radiation as a means for medical imaging, such as fluoroscopy, has proved to be pivotal in ... Read the Article 1 6 Activity MD/PA
Scleral Fixation of Intraocular Lenses Scleral fixation of intraocular lens (SFIOL) is performed when in-the-bag IOL implantation is not feasible. Sutured and sutureless SFIOL are the two m ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Scleral Fixation of Intraocular Lenses Scleral fixation of intraocular lens (SFIOL) is performed when in-the-bag IOL implantation is not feasible. Sutured and sutureless SFIOL are the two m ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Seidel Test The Seidel test assesses for the presence of aqueous humor leakage from the anterior chamber. This leakage is from a defect in the cornea or sclera fr ... Read the Article 1 4 Activity DO
Seidel Test The Seidel test assesses for the presence of aqueous humor leakage from the anterior chamber. This leakage is from a defect in the cornea or sclera fr ... Read the Article 1 4 Activity MD/PA
Skin Antiseptics Antiseptics are chemical agents applied to the skin to reduce the microbial count and reduce the risk of surgical site infections (SSIs). SSIs are def ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity DO
Skin Antiseptics Antiseptics are chemical agents applied to the skin to reduce the microbial count and reduce the risk of surgical site infections (SSIs). SSIs are def ... Read the Article 1 5 Activity MD/PA
Topiramate Topiramate is a medication used to manage and treat epilepsy and migraine, and it is in the second-generation anti-epileptic drugs class of drugs. Thi ... Read the Article 1.25 12 Activity DO
Topiramate Topiramate is a medication used to manage and treat epilepsy and migraine, and it is in the second-generation anti-epileptic drugs class of drugs. Thi ... Read the Article 1.25 12 Activity MD/PA

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