Advances in Cataract Surgical Techniques and Postoperative Care

1.25 CME
$0 FEE
Cataract Surgical Techniques


Provider Statement

This continuing medical education activity is provided by Vindico Medical Education.

Support Statement

This activity is supported by educational grants from Alcon Laboratories, Inc. and EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this activity is comprehensive ophthalmologists and other health care professionals who perform cataract surgery.

Learning Objective

Upon successful completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Assess new surgical technology that optimizes outcomes in patients undergoing cataract surgery.
  • Evaluate the safety and efficacy of therapeutics indicated for the management of postsurgical inflammation.

Activity Chair

Edward J. Holland, MD
Director, Cornea Services, Cincinnati Eye Institute
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati Eye Institute
Edgewood, KY


John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS
Harvard Eye Associates
Laguna Hills, CA

Medical Writer

Valerie Zimmerman, PhD


Ronald A. Codario, MD, EMBA, FACP, FNLA, RPVI, CHCP


In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the past 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control.

The authors disclose that they do have significant financial interests in any products or class of products discussed directly or indirectly in this activity, including research support.

Activity Chair and Faculty report the following relationship(s)

Edward J. Holland, MD
Consulting Fee: Aerie, Azura, Glaukos, Kala, Katena, Mati, Novartis, Omeros, Precision Lens, Senju, Shire, Sight Sciences, SightLife Surgical
Speakers Bureau: Novartis, Omeros, Senju, Shire
Contracted Research: Mati, Novartis, Omeros, Senju

John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS
Royalty: SLACK Incorporated, TLC Laser Eye Centers
Consulting Fee: 1-800-DOCTORS, Abbott Medical Optics, AcuFocus, Aerie, Alcon, Allegro Ophthalmics, Allergan, BlephEx, EyeDetect, Glaukos, Guardion Health Sciences, IOP/Katena, Ivantis, Kala, Novartis, Ocular Therapeutix, Omeros, ReVision Optics, Sarentis Ophthalmic, Sensimed, Shire, Tear Film Innovations, TearLab, Valeant, Varacity
Contracted Research: Abbott Medical Optics, AcuFocus, Aerie, Alcon, Allergan, Cloudbreak Therapeutics, Cord LLC, EyeDetect, Glaukos, IngenoEye, IOP/Katena, Novartis, Ocular Therapeutix, Omeros, ReVision Optics, Shire, Tear Film Innovations, Valeant
Ownership Interest: Alcon, Alicia Surgery Center, Allegro Ophthalmics, Allergan, BlephEx, EyeDetect, Glaukos, Guardion Health Sciences, Harvard Eye Associates, Harvard Hearing, IngenoEye, MDbackline, Novartis, Ocular Therapeutix, RxSight, Sarentis Ophthalmics, Sight Sciences, Tear Film Innovations
Medical Advisory Board: 1-800- DOCTORS, Abbott Medical Optics, Aerie, BlephEx, Cord LLC, EyeDetect, Glaukos, Guardion Health Sciences, IngenoEye, IOP/Katena, Ivantis, Kala, MDbackline, Ocular Therapeutix, Omeros, ReVision Optics, Shire, Sight Sciences, Tear Film Innovations, TearLab, Valeant, Veracity

Medical writer reports the following relationship(s)

Valerie Zimmerman, PhD
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Reviewer reports the following relationship(s)

Ronald A. Codario, MD, EMBA, FACP, FNLA, RPVI, CHCP
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Vindico Medical Education staff report the following relationship(s)

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Signed disclosures are on file at Vindico Medical Education, Office of Medical Affairs and Compliance.

Unlabeled and Investigational Usage

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non FDA–approved or investigational use of products/devices.


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Credit Designation

Vindico Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material is approved for 1 year from the date of original release, May 25, 2019 to May 25, 2020.

How to Participate in This Activity and Obtain CME Credit

To participate in this CME activity, you must read the objectives, answer the pretest questions, read the articles, and complete the CME posttest and evaluation in their entirety. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering 7 of the 10 the posttest questions correctly. If a satisfactory score on the posttest is achieved, Vindico Medical Education will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Certificate.

Copyright Statement

Created and published by Vindico Medical Education, 6900 Grove Road, Building 100, Thorofare, NJ 08086-9447. Telephone: 856-994-9400; Fax: 856-384-6680. Printed in the USA. Copyright © 2019 Vindico Medical Education. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission from the publisher. The material presented at or in any of Vindico Medical Education continuing medical education activities does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Vindico Medical Education. Neither Vindico Medical Education nor the faculty endorse or recommend any techniques, commercial products, or manufacturers. The faculty/authors may discuss the use of materials and/or products that have not yet been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information before treating patients or utilizing any product.

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