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CE Central Translational Advances in Ophthalmology
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...11 activities, 16 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by...University of Kentucky.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type....Slide-Video Lecture.
Target Audiences....OPHTHALMOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...One year after posting.
Financial Support...None Stated.
Hot Topics in Ophthalmology contains 5 lectures (1.0 or 0.75 hours):
• Pediatric Cataracts: What's Happening Now
• (Pseudo) Exfoliation Syndrome
• Drug Treatment for Strabismus Makes Sense... Or Does It?
• Imaging in Strabismus
• Optimizing Cataract and Refractive Surgery Outcome

Translational Advances in Ophthalmology contains 6 modules (2.0 or 2.5 hours):
• Therapeutic Responses and Advanced Imaging in Age-related Macular Degeneration
• Immune Cell Trafficking in Inflammatory Eye Disease
• Ocular Pharmacokinetics and Drug Delivery Strategies
• The Future of Targeted Therapeutics for Diabetic Retinopathy
• Pathogenesis, Classification, and Treatment of Intraocular Tumors
• Glaucoma: Pathogenetic Mechanisms and Modern Imaging

JAMA Ophthalmology
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD,
CME Credit Hours...1.0 hour per issue (12 hours total).
CME Credits Awarded by....American Medical Association.
Cost...........Free to subscribers to Archives of Ophthalmology and AMA members.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics
Target Audience...OPHTHALMOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial support...None.
CME Credit Expires...Two years after posting.
Individual subscribers to Archives of Ophthalmology and AMA members may participate in Archives of Ophthalmology CME. You will find a wide selection of ophthalmology topics. Some topics covered frequently are: Aging/Geriatrics, Ophthalmological Disorders and Ophthalmological Procedures.

Johns Hopkins Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology
Posted by... Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours... About 12 activities offering a total of about 12 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by... Johns Hopkins.
Cost... Free.
Instruction Type... Slide-audio lectures, text, podcast.
Target Audiences...OPHTHALMOLOGY.
Education material last updated... 2013.
Financial Support... Various pharmaceutical companies.
The newest activities concern diabetic macular edema and retinal vein occlusion. Some titles are:
• NEOVASCULAR AMD: Approaches for Improving Visual Acuity and Reducing the Burden of Care

Medscape Ophthalmology
Posted by... Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours... Varies from time to time. 
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and 50 other sponsoring organizations.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audience...OPHTHALMOLOGY.
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to ophthalmologists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE - Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

OSN SuperSite CME Center
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...About 14 activities offering 1.0 credit-hours each.
CME Credits Awarded by....Vindico Medical Education.
Instruction Type...Monograph, Journal Article.
Target Audience...OPHTHALMOLOGY.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Pharmaceutical companies.
CME Credit Expires...One year after posting.
Some recent titles are: 
• Reducing Ocular Inflammation Following Cataract Surgery
• Ocular Surface Disorders: A Renewed Focus on New Treatments
• New Insights and Novel Treatment Strategies for Vitreomacular Traction and Macular Hole
• Preserving the Ocular Surface During Glaucoma Treatment: A Practitioner's Dilemma
• Cataract Refractive Surgical Practice Highlights
• Glaucoma and the Ocular Surface: Are We Short-Sighted on the Long-Term Effects of Therapy?
• Landmark Evidence and 24-Hour Management of IOP
• Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion: Examining New Evidence on Options for Treatment
• Update on Vitreoretinal Surgical Technology & Procedures
• DME Clinical Case Challenges: Individualizing Care in Real World Situations
• Intravitreal Interventions: Volumes 1 and 3
• New Approaches to Femtosecond and Excimer Laser Technology
• Outcomes of Strabismus Surgery for Esotropia in Children With Down Syndrome Compared With Matched Controls
• Physician Insights: Technology; Meeting Highlights; Ophthalmic Business;  Glaucoma; Hawaiian Eye 2011

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Case-based Discussion
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...1.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....EXCEL Continuing Education.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type....Video.
Target Audience...OPHTHALMOLOGISTS and retina eye specialists who treat and manage patients with age-related macular degeneration.
Educational material last updated...November 1, 2013.
Expiration of CME credit...November 1, 2014.
Financial support...GENENTECH. 
After viewing Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Case-based Discussion, you should be better able to: 
• Review the benefits and drawbacks of the 3 main treatment options for AMD
• Compare and contrast the anti-VEGF agents with respect to comparative safety and efficacy
• Evaluate refinements to AMD therapeutic dosing regimens to decrease the treatment burden while maintaining visual benefits and managing safety concerns in patients being treated for AMD
• Discuss clinical trial results and latest advancements on how anti-VEGF and other therapies may be used in patients with wet AMD