Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society Meeting February 6, 2020

Pittsburgh, PA US
February 6, 2020

The Society is Pleased to Welcome
Staff Physician, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic;
Medical Director, Clinical Systems Office, Cleveland Clinic; Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Case Western Reserve University



4:00 pm Registration
4:30 pm to 5:30 1st Lecture - Influence of Systemic Control on Anti-VEGF treatment outcomes in diabetic macular edema
- Rishi Singh, MD
5:35 pm to 6:00 pm Resident Case Presentation – Retina - Shelly Mo, MD
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm POS Business Meeting / Social and Visit with Exhibitors
7:00 pm to 8:15 pm 2nd Lecture - Diagnosis and Management of Central Serous Chorioretinopathy – Rishi Singh, MD

Learning Objectives

1ST Lecture – 1. Discuss the baseline factors which influence DME prevalence; 2. Examine the treatment outcomes of anti-VEGF inhibitors in light of system factors; 3. Evaluate the role of systemic optimization prior to anti-VEGF initiation.
Resident Case – 1. To discuss sequelae of choroidal and retinal trauma 2.To discuss management of choroidal and retinal trauma


2nd Lecture – 1. Discuss the imaging modalities best for diagnosis of CSR; 2. Evaluate the therapies available for the management of CSR; 3. Describe the most up-to-date pathogenesis of CSR.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/06/2020 - 4:30pm EST
Event ends: 
02/06/2020 - 8:15pm EST
Allegheny County Medical Society
713 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
United States

Dr. Singh has disclosed grant/research support with Apellis and is consultant with Genentech, Regeneron, Zeiss, Optos, Novartis and Alcon. He plans to discuss off-lable use of Bevacizumab for Diabetic macular edema and Eplerenone for CSR
Dr. Buerger has nothing to disclose.
Dr. Mo has nothing to disclose.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and the 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 educational activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


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