Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society January 7, 2021 Monthly Meeting Lecture Series

January 7, 2021

Constant changes and new advancements in technique, skills and training in diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, but the advancements are not always translated into the care provided patients. The lecture series enables physicians to maintain or improve knowledge and the competence needed to provide the best possible eye care for their patients

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the needs of Ophthalmologists (including Residents and Fellows), who are engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease.

Learning Objectives


First Lecture

1}Understand the mechanisms of action of the various MIGS procedure.

2) Describe patient characteristics for referral for a potential surgical procedure on the basis of clinical evidence. \

3) Define success of MIGS.

4) Review the role of noncompliance.

Second Lecture

1) Explore the drug delivery technology.

2) Review durability and effect.

3) Discuss patient selection and procedure technique.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/07/2021 - 5:30pm EST
Event ends: 
01/07/2021 - 8:15pm EST

Course Director

David Buerger, MD, FACS

Joint Providership statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society.   Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.75 Attendance


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