JUL 2019

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advancing surgical outcomes: Algorithm launches new era in preoperative OSD management To take this test online and claim credit, go to bit.ly/2Im6Jk7 or complete the test below and mail or email it in. CME questions (circle the correct answer) 1. When using the new preoperative OSD algorithm, when a patient arrives for a cataract surgery consult, which of the following tests is considered essential? a. Tear meniscus height b. Non-invasive tear breakup time c. Tear osmolarity d. Lipid layer interferometry 2. Which of the following are two steps in the LLPP portion of the OSD algorithm? a. Lifitegrast and pulsation b. Lift and push c. Lipid layer treatment and punctal occlusion d. None of the above 3. During the "pull" portion of the clinical examination, what is the clinician looking for? a. Eyelid laxity b. Meibomian gland secretions c. Conjunctival staining d. Signs of blepharitis 4. What is a likely course of action if non-visually significant ocular surface disease is diagnosed? a. Surgery is delayed and the ocular surface is treated. b. The surgeon proceeds with surgery and the ocular surface is treated prophylactically. c. Surgery is performed and symptoms are treated if they occur postoperatively. d. Ocular surface treatment is unnecessary. 5. What is the focus of treatment according to the algorithm? a. Step-by-step treatment of symptoms as they arise b. A gradual approach that focuses on one therapy at a time c. Treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction exclusively d. An aggressive strategy that treats each subtype of ocular surface disease To claim credit, email the test and fully completed form by December 31, 2019 to KSabol@ascrs.org, or mail to: EyeWorld, 4000 Legato Road, Suite 700, Fairfax, VA 22033, Attn: July 2019 CME Supplement ASCRS Member ID (optional): ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– First/Last Name/Degree: ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Practice: ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Address: ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– City, State, Zip, Country: ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Phone: ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Email: ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Please print email address legibly, as CME certificate will be emailed to the address provided. Copyright 2019 ASCRS Ophthalmic Corporation. All rights reserved. The views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and leadership of EyeWorld and ASCRS, and in no way imply endorsement by EyeWorld and ASCRS.

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