Eyeworld

NOV 2019

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toric toolbox: Building skills and strategies to surgically manage astigmatism To take this test online and claim credit, go to bit.ly/2m1aKmB or complete the test below and mail or email it in. CME questions (circle the correct answer) 1. With time, astigmatism ___________________ a. Drifts with the rule b. Drifts against the rule c. Remains the same d. All of the above 2. Which factor has been shown to predict postoperative IOL tilt? a. Corneal topography dropout b. Posterior astigmatism c. Preoperative crystalline lens tilt d. Epithelial basement membrane dystrophy 3. At the bedside or slit lamp, how should patients be positioned during preoperative manual marking? a. Upright b. Supine c. With the head tilted d. Either A or B 4. Which of the following was described to be useful when aligning the toric IOL in patients who had previous refractive surgery? a. Aberrometry b. Astigmatismfix.com c. Ocular surface disease treatment d. Triplanar incisions 5. Depending on the cause, what is a potential way to correct postoperative astigmatism after implantation of a toric intraocular lens? a. Lens rotation b. Lens replacement c. Laser vision correction d. All of the above 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 April 30, 2020 to cbraden@ascrs.org, or mail to: EyeWorld, 4000 Legato Road, Suite 700, Fairfax, VA 22033, Attn: November 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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