OCT 2015

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Step by step: Clinical and practical implementation of laser-assisted cataract surgery 8 CME questions (circle the correct answer) To take this test online and claim credit, go to bit.ly/1No2lzh or complete the test below and fax, mail, or email it in. 1. According to Dr. Weinstock, most refractive cataract surgeons believe surgeons can correct up to ____ of regular corneal astigmatism consistently with the femtosecond laser. a. 0.5 D b. 1.0 D c. 1.5 D d. 2.0 D 2. According to Dr. Donnenfeld, intrastromal incisions ____________. a. Are associated with more pain b. Increase the risk of infection c. Can be performed manually d. Offer better astigmatic predictability 3. According to Dr. Solomon, 7 of 10 cataract patients have astigmatism that can be treated with toric intraocular lenses, arcuate incisions, limbal relaxing incisions, or other techniques, but it is treated in ____ of cases. a. 5% b. 15% c. 20% d. 33% 4. Dr. Trattler prepares patients for the potential need for a postoperative procedure to fine-tune their vision if they have factors that may increase the chance of being off target, such as ________. a. Previous refractive surgery b. Various corneal diseases c. Very long or short axial lengths d. All of the above 5. So he could afford to provide laser-assisted cataract surgery to his patients, Dr. Dillman explained that he: a. Purchased a femtosecond laser, taking advantage of financing options b. Performed LACS at a nearby facility c. Partnered with a company to develop a mobile LACS program d. All of the above Copyright 2015 ASCRS Ophthalmic Corporation. All rights reserved. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the editor, editorial board, or the publisher, and in no way imply endorsement by EyeWorld or ASCRS. To claim credit, please fax the test and fully completed form by April 30, 2016 to 703-547-8842, email to GPearson@ascrs.org, or mail to: EyeWorld, 4000 Legato Road, Suite 700, Fairfax, VA 22033, Attn: October 2015 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.

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