Clinical Crossroads in Ophthalmology™ 2022: Best Practices for Treating Complex Cases of Glaucoma and Diabetic Macular Edema (CME Symposium)

Activity Description

This educational activity will focus on the treatment considerations for patients with glaucoma and/or diabetic macular edema who also have comorbid conditions that may be challenging. Learners will be presented with evidence to develop long-term treatment strategies for patients with glaucoma and comorbid conditions as well as diabetic macular edema.

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for ophthalmologists.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Apply evidence to develop long-term treatment strategies for patients with glaucoma and comorbid conditions
  • Develop long-term management plans for patients with diabetic macular edema who have comorbid conditions
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Participation
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Thomas W. Samuelson, MD (Chair)
Founding Partner and Attending Surgeon
Minnesota Eye Consultants
Adjunct Professor
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mark Hansen, MD
Minnesota Eye Consultants
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Director, Teleophthalmology and Research
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jonathan S. Myers, MD
Director, Glaucoma Service
Wills Eye Hospital
Professor of Ophthalmology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Disclosure Policy

MedEdicus adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others, are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible entities (commercial interests). All relevant conflicts of interest have been identified and mitigated by MedEdicus prior to the commencement of the activity.


Mark Hansen, MD, has no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.

Judy E. Kim, MD, is an advisory board member of Adverum, Alimera Sciences, Allergan, Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, Clearside Biomedical, Inc, D.O.R.C. Dutch Ophthalmic Research Center (International) B.V., Genentech, Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Outlook Therapeutics, Inc, and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc; and is a contracted researcher for Notal Vision.

Jonathan S. Myers, MD, is a consultant for AbbVie Inc, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Ancora Biotech LLC, Avisi Technologies Inc, Elios Therapeutics, Glaukos Corporation, Haag-Streit Group, MicroOptx, and Olleyes Inc; and is a contracted researcher for AbbVie, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Equinox, Glaukos Corporation, Guardian, Haag-Streit Group, Nicox, Olleyes Inc, Santen Inc, and Thea Pharmaceuticals Limited.

Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, is a consultant for Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Alcon, Allergan, Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, Belkin Vision, ELT Sight, Equinox, Glaukos Corporation, Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Ivantis Inc, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc, MicroOptx, New World Medical, Inc, Ocuphire Pharma, Polyactiva Pty Ltd, Ripple Therapeutics, Santen Inc, Sight Sciences, TearClear, Valeant, ViaLase, and Zeiss; and has individual stocks and stock options in Belkin Vision, Equinox, Ivantis Inc, Ocuphire Pharma, Sight Sciences, TearClear, and ViaLase.

Peer Reviewers

This activity was peer reviewed. One peer reviewer has no relevant commercial relationships to disclose. The other reviewer, Gennady Landa, MD, formerly served as an advisory board member of EyePoint Pharmaceuticals within the past 2 years, but that relationship has ended.

Planners, Managers, and Writers

Carrie Allen, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS, MedEdicus Content Manager for this activity, was previously employed by CVS within the past 2 years, but that relationship has ended.

Other MedEdicus planners, managers, and writers have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

MedEdicus LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

MedEdicus LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Commercial Support

This continuing medical education activity is supported through an educational grant from AbbVie Inc.

Off-Label Discussion

This educational activity may include discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of drugs and devices. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each drug or device discussed in this activity for approved dosing, indications, and warnings.

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The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of MedEdicus LLC or AbbVie Inc.

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Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Participation
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