Oct. 20, 2021
CLEI Education is presenting a free two-day online symposium, Nov. 20-21, to educate optometrists and ophthalmologists on all aspects of refractive surgery and keratoconus management. The symposium will provide 12 hours of COPE and six hours of CME-approved education.
*The credits are currently undergoing approval process*
Day one will be an optometry-focused six-part course on refractive surgery. It will cover the history of refractive surgery, the diagnostics necessary to evaluate candidates, ocular surface disease, preoperative workup, corneal and lens-based refractive procedures, postoperative care, long-term follow-up, options for patients with irregular corneas, presbyopia, myopia management and refractive surgery by stage in life.
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Day two will be for the optometrist and ophthalmologist. All aspects of keratoconus management such as keratoconus etiology, incidence and prevalence, genetics, devices necessary to diagnose and monitor, corneal cross-linking, procedures for improving corneal curvature, specialty contact lens options and modern methods of corneal transplantation.
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