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Ophthalmologists from the UPMC Eye Center present on age-related macular degeneration (AMD), postoperative complications of vitreoretinal surgery, and ocular lymphoma.  These presentations were part of the Retina Service Silver Anniversary Celebration and Muse Prize Lecture held in Pittsburgh, Pa., in December 2010.

Educational Objectives

  • Identify retinal disorders that resemble nonexudative AMD
  • Identify retinal disorders that resemble exudative AMD
  • Improve the use of ancillary testing methods that both diagnose AMD and differentiate it from other retinal disorders
  • Identify risk factors for suprachoroidal hemorrhage during vitreoretinal surgery
  • Improve their management of steroid use in vitreoretinal surgery
  • Cite the effects of inhaled nitrous oxide—as an anestheticin animal models
  • Recognize potential complications of scleral buckles
  • Identify which patient conditions PCNSL-Ophthalmic might be associated with
  • Identify the common symptoms of PCNSL-Ophthalmic
  • Improve diagnosis and treatment of PCNSL-Ophthalmic

Faculty Disclosure

Drs. Anetakis, Gallagher, and Eller reported having no relevant relationships with
any entities producing healthcare goods or services.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date 2/14/2011 | Review Date 5/20/2012 | Expiration Date 5/20/2014

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