DEC 2013

EyeWorld is the official news magazine of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.

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Save the Date Friday, April 25 – Monday, April 28, 2014 Make the most of your time at the ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress and attend our EyeWorld programs for additional CME and an opportunity to network with your colleagues. Registration opens January 2014 Among the topics to be covered in these AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM designated sessions are: • A discussion on recent developments in anti-infective and anti-inflammatory therapeutic treatments • Updates on diagnosing and treating the ocular surface, including dry eye disease • New developments in allergy therapeutics • New considerations and continuing discussions regarding laser-assisted cataract refractive surgery • Maximizing outcomes with refractive IOLs • Update on the prevalence and alternative treatment for meibomian gland disease • Generic vs. brand therapeutics: a discussion on the risks and benefits These non-CME, ASCRS-authorized educational programs will provide timely and important information on: • Options and considerations in the use of premium IOLs • Advances in technologies, techniques, and outcomes in laser vision correction surgery • An interactive discussion on the applications of femtosecond and excimer lasers for ophthalmic surgery EyeWorld Corporate Events are directly developed by industry and hosted by EyeWorld. These non-CME meetings provide valuable information on new products, procedures, and applications of existing products. Included among the topics discussed in these sessions are: • Live surgery • New developments in surgical instrumentation • Surgical options for the treatment of dry eye • Growing the overall size of the premium IOL market • Considerations in the selection of a premium IOL • New developments in laser vision correction • Advanced IOL technology • Discussion of technological advances and breakthroughs in cataract surgery • Update on crosslinking • Advances in diagnostic and imaging equipment BO STO N 2 014 Topics are subject to change.

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