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SEP 2019

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meibography summit: Better understanding of meibomian gland dysfunction and how to integrate meibography in diagnosis and treatment planning To take this test online and claim credit, go to bit.ly/2Nb7t11 or complete the test below and mail or email it in. CME questions (circle the correct answer) 1. Which of the following is/are referred to as potentially contributing to the increase in meibomian gland dysfunction? a. Dysfunctional lens syndrome b. Decreased blinking with electronic devices c. Aqueous deficiency d. A and B 2. According to the ASCRS Preoperative Ocular Surface Disease Algorithm, which of the steps follows the LLPP portion of the clinical examination? a. MMP-9 testing b. Tear osmolarity testing c. Diagnostic staining d. Aberrometry 3. MGD may be evidenced by __________ during a clinical examination. a. Foamy tear film b. Clear meibum c. Tear breakup time greater than 12 seconds d. None of the above 4. Which was NOT reported to be a benefit of meibography? a. Demonstrates the architecture of the meibomian glands b. Allows clinicians to evaluate meibomian gland function c. Valuable in educating patients about meibomian gland disease d. Can assist in selecting the type of contact lens that would be most successful 5. Which is one of the key treatments to remove biofilm from the lid margin? a. Blepharoexfoliation b. Lipid-based tears c. Omega-3 nutritional supplements d. Meibomian gland probing 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. To claim credit, email the test and fully completed form by February 29, 2020 to KSabol@ascrs.org, or mail to: EyeWorld, 4000 Legato Road, Suite 700, Fairfax, VA 22033, Attn: September 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. ASCRS

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