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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology
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Northwestern Cataract Symposium 2020

"Update on Techniques & Technological Advances in Cataract Surgery"

About the Course:

This symposium provides an update for practicing ophthalmologists from the Midwest, highlighting recent advances and technology in the field of cataract surgery. The program seeks to educate participants on the topics of laser cataract surgery, complex cataract management, premium IOLs and new technologies to enhance outcomes of premium and toric IOLs.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Appraise various technologies available for imaging, biometry, and cataract removal, and identify which patients benefit most from its use.
  2. Compare and contrast options for selection of the correct and optimal intraocular lens and expand on the dos and don’ts related to refractive cataract surgery.
  3. Identify surgical challenges associated with complex cataracts and the surgical nuances to manage them.

Our target audience is Ophthalmologists who detect and treat cataracts.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Registration Details

Registration is required to attend.
Registration fee: $100

REGISTER HERE


 

Course Director:

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Surendra Basti, MD

Program Planning Committee:

Surendra Basti, MD
Robert S. Feder, MD
Nicholas J. Volpe, MD

Keynote Speakers

Samuel Masket, MD

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology 
Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles 

Sumitra Khandelwal, MD

Associate Professor, Medical Director 
Department of Ophthalmology 
Baylor College of Medicine 

Daniel H. Chang, MD

Cataract and Refractive Surgeon/Managing Partner 
Empire Eye and Laser Center
Bakersfield, California

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

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