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Provider Statement: This continuing medical education activity is provided by .
Support Statement: This activity is supported by educational grants from Alcon Research, Ltd., Allergan, Inc., Bausch + Lomb, and Shire.
Target Audience: The intended audience for this activity is comprehensive ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with OSD.
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
Alice T. Epitropoulos, MD, FACS
Ophthalmic Surgeons and Consultants of Ohio
The Eye Center of Columbus
Clinical Assistant Professor
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Terry Kim, MD
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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.
The contents of this activity derives from Hawaiian Eye 2016 which took place on January 16-22, 2016. Disclosures for faculty are accurate as of the time of the live meeting.
Faculty member reports the following relationship(s):
Alice T. Epitropoulos, MD, FACS
Consulting Fees:Allergan, Inc., Bausch + Lomb, Inc., Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Receipt of Intellectual Property Rights: Alice Epitropoulos MD/Epico, LLC
Consulting Fee: Allergan, Bausch + Lomb, Shire Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Speakers Bureau: Allergan, Inc., Bausch + Lomb, Inc., TearScience
Fees for Non-CE Services: Allergan, Bausch + Lomb, Nicox; TearScience
Contracted Research: Bausch + Lomb, Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals, TearLab
Reviewer reports the following relationship(s):
Terry Kim, MD
Consulting Fee: Acucela, Acuity Advisors, Aerie, Alcon, Allergan/Actavis, Bausch + Lomb/Valeant, CoDa Therapeutics, Foresight, Kala, NovaBay, Ocular Systems, Ocular Therapeutix, Oculeve, Omeros, Powervision, Presbyopia, Shire, Stealth BioTherapeutics, TearLab, TearScienc
Speakers Bureau: Alcon, Allergan, Bausch + Lomb/Valeant, Omeros, Shire
Ownership Interest: CoDa Therapuetics, NovaBay, Ocular Therapeutix, Omeros, Powervision, Presbyopia
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No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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Unlabeled and Investigational Usage:
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Vindico Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 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, July 22, 2016 to July 21, 2017.
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, view content, complete the CME posttest, and complete and return the registration form and evaluation. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering the posttest question correctly. Upon receipt of the completed materials, if a satisfactory score on the posttest is achieved, Vindico Medical Education will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Certificate.
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