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Support Statement: There is no commercial support for this activity. The content contained in this activity was developed from the Enduring Material that was supported by an educational grant from .
Target Audience: This program is designed for retina specialists, comprehensive ophthalmologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with retina disorders.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Compare short- and long-term efficacy of laser versus antiangiogenic therapy for first and second line treatment of diabetic macular edema.
David S. Boyer, MD (Providing Question and Answer)
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine
Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group
Los Angeles, California
Carl D. Regillo, MD
Wills Eye Institute
Professor of Ophthalmology
Thomas Jefferson University
Michael W. Stewart, MD
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Vindico Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. 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 release, December 1, 2012 to December 1, 2013.
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 article, complete the CME posttest, and complete the evaluation. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering 2 out of 2 of the posttest questions 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)TM certificate that will be e-mailed to the participant.
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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 last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears on this page and the next page.
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.
Planning Committee and Faculty members report the following relationship(s):
Jeffrey S. Heier, MD (Planning Committee)
Consulting Fees: Genentech, Regeneron, Aerpio Therapeutics, Fovea
Contracted Research: Genentech, Regeneron, Aerpio Therapeutics, Alimera, Fovea
David S. Boyer, MD
Consulting Fees: Regeneron, Spire, Alcon, Allegro, Allergan, Bayer, Eyetech, Genentech, Glaukos, GlaxoSmithKline, iCo Therapeutics, Neurotech, Novartis, Optos, Ora, Pfizer, OCT
Fees for Non-CME Services: Alcon, Allergan, Eyetech, Genentech, iCo Therapeutics, Novartis, Neurotech, Pfizer
Ownership Interest: Allegro
Carl D. Regillo, MD
Consulting Fees: Genentech, Regeneron, Alimera, Allergan
Contracted Research: Genentech, Regeneron, Alimera, Allergan
External Reviewer reports the following relationship(s):
Michael W. Stewart, MD
Consulting Fees: Regeneron, Allergan
Contracted Research: Regeneron
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 Compliance.
Unlabeled and Investigational Usage:
The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of 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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