Individualizing the Approach to Treating Glaucoma


Individualizing the Approach to Treating Glaucoma

Topic: Optometry
Primary Audience: Optometrists
Launch Date: 30-Nov-16
Credits: 1 COPE credit
Expiration Date: 30-Nov-18

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Detect the early signs and symptoms of glaucoma 
  2. Discuss the current and emerging treatment options available for glaucoma
  3. Identify improved methods of effective patient communication 


    Murray Fingeret OD, FAAO
    Chief, Optometry Section
    Dept of Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Health Care System
    Brooklyn, NY 
    Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry
    New York, NY
    Dominick Opitz, OD, FAAO
    Associate Professor, Illinois College of Optometry
    Senior Director, Ophthalmology Services and Practice Development
    Illinois Eye Institute
    Ron Melton, OD, FAAO
    Group practice in Charlotte, North Carolina
    Educators in Primary Eye Care
    Clinical Adjunct Faculty, Indiana University School of Optometry
    This course is jointly sponsored by the Illinois College of Optometry and CME Matters LLC.
    This course is COPE-qualified for 1.0 hour(s) of CE credit. Please check with your state licensing board to see if this approval counts towards your actual CE requirements for relicensure. (COPE-ID#51714-GL  Event#112599)

    This course does not qualify as Certified CE or Transcript Quality CE.

    This initiative has been funded by an unrestricted educational grant from Allergan Inc.
    Murray Fingeret OD discloses the following: Consultant: Aerie pharmaceuticals, Alcon, Allergan, Bausch & Lomb, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Heidelberg Engineering, Inotek Pharmaceutics, Reichert, and Topcon
    Dominick Opitz, OD discloses the following: Advisory board and Consultant: Shire and Bausch + Lomb/Valeant.
    Ron Melton, OD discloses the following: Advisory board, Consultant, and Speakers' Bureau, Grant Reaserch Recipient: Allergan, ICARE, Shire, and Valeant.

    Christina M. Ohnsman, MD of CMO Medical Communications, Cathy Pagano, CHCP of CME Matters LLC, and John JD Juchniewicz, MCIS, CHCP of the American Academy of CME have nothing relevant to disclose.  

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