Time Is Vision: Early Recognition and Management of Neovascular AMD and RVO

Time Is Vision: Early Recognition and Management of Neovascular AMD and RVO

Time Is Vision: Early Recognition and Management of Neovascular AMD and RVO

Do you have the tools you need to successfully recognize early neovascular AMD and RVO before your patients experience permanent vision loss?

Available credits: 0.25

Time to complete: 15 minutes


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  • Overview

    For patients with retinal vascular disease, time is vision. But there are key components that can help you diagnose early neovascular age-related macular degeneration and retinal vein occlusion before permanent vision loss occurs. Drs. Michael Ip and Christina Weng discuss warning signs, risk factors for progression, and the steps you can take to ensure early diagnosis and improved outcomes for your patients.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. GLC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Michael S. Ip, MD
    Chief, Vitreoretinal Surgery Service
    Doheny Eye Center UCLA
    Pasadena, CA 

    Consulting Fees: Aerie, Alimera Sciences, Allergan, Amgen, Apellis, Clearside BIO, Genentech, Lineage Cell Therapeutics, Novartis, Regeneron, REGENXBIO

    Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA
    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
    Fellowship Program Director-Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery
    Baylor College of Medicine, Cullen Eye Institute
    Houston, TX 

    Consulting Fees: Alcon, Alimera Sciences, Allergan/AbbVie, D.O.R.C., Genentech, Novartis, Regeneron, REGENXBIO
    Contracted Research: AGTC, Alimera Sciences, DRCR Retina Network

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Rob Braun has nothing to disclose.
    • Emily Chew, MD has nothing to disclose.
    • Ann Early has nothing to disclose.
    • Amanda Hilferty has nothing to disclose.
    • William Mencia, MD, FACEHP, CHCP has nothing to disclose.
    • Mindy Nash, OD has nothing to disclose.
    • Robert Schneider, MSW has nothing to disclose.
    • Stephanie Wenick has nothing to disclose. 
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Discuss how timely referral and early diagnosis can minimize or prevent the risk of vision-threatening complications from neovascular AMD and RVO
    • Recognize strategies for team-based care to support patients at risk for or with neovascular AMD or RVO
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of general ophthalmologists.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) and the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. GLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Global Learning Collaborative designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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    Prova Education designs and executes continuing education founded on evidence-based medicine, clinical need, gap analysis, learner feedback, and more. Our mission is to serve as an inventive and relevant resource for clinical content and educational interventions across a broad spectrum of specialties. 

    Prova Education's methodology demonstrates a commitment to continuing medical education and the innovative assessment of its effects. Our goal is clear—to develop and deliver the very best education in the most impactful manner and to verify its results with progressive outcomes research. 

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    This activity is provided in partnership with the National Eye Institute, of the National Institutes of Health, of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The National Eye Health Education Program of the NEI is acknowledged for its important contributions to this initiative.

  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Prova Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Prova Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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