• Apr 29 2020

    Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD
    Louis Block Professor Chair
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
    The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Science

    Lecture 1: Controversies in the Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Surface Tumors

    Objectives – after participating in this activity, the attendees should be able to:

    • Have a better understanding of at the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to identify clinical features of various ocular surface lesions that confer risk for malignancy
    • At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to describe optimal surgical techniques for the management of ocular surface tumors
    • At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to describe the indications for topical chemotherapy in the treatment of ocular surface tumors, as well as the risks and benefits of the different types of chemotherapy.

    Lecture 2: Update on Cornea Surgery

    Objectives – after participating in this activity, the attendees should be able to:

    • Describe the current indications for corneal transplantation in the US, as well as the different transplantation techniques currently performed
    • Describe the current surgical approaches for management of endothelial dysfunction and will be able to describe the advantages and disadvantages of each approach
    • Describe the indications for keratoprosthesis (artificial cornea) surgery, surgical techniques, and management of post-operative complications. 
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Event Details

04/29/2020
7th Floor Conference Rm, 9th and Jefferson Building (908 Jefferson St.)

The R&T Building at Harborview is closed for a contamination issue. The Monthly Meeting has been moved to the 7th Floor Conference Room in the 9th and Jefferson Building (908 Jefferson St.)