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Traumatic Vitreous Hemorrhage in a Patient with Angioid Streaks, Overview of Retinal Artery Occlusions, Perioperative Vision Loss: Emphasis on Neuro-ophthalmologic Causes
Speaker: Philip Lieu, MD; George Joseph, MD; Idean Nikrooyan, MD

Department: OphthalmologyRoom: ACB 120
Directly Provided: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Time: 8:00am to 9:00 am
Campus: Lubbock

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Upon the completion of this activity the participant should be able to:
  • Describe the pathophysiology of angioid streaks. Discuss the ocular and systemic conditions associated with angioid streaks
  • Examine ocular findings associated with sickle cell disorders
  • Discuss the work up of branch retinal artery occlusions
  • Describe visual outcomes form branch retinal artery occlusions
  • Describe the different causes of perioperative vision loss after ocular and non-ocular surgery
  • Discuss classical associations of AION and PION after non-ocular surgery
Accreditation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.