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Support Statement: This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, Ltd.; Allergan, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.; and ThromboGenics, Inc.
Target Audience: The intended audience for this activity is retina specialists and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with retina disorders.
Learning Objective: Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess subretinal surgery for stem cell transplantation.
Theodore Leng, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Byers Eye Insitute at Stanford
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, CA
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 last 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.
Faculty member reports the following relationships which are accurate at the time of original content release (9/18/2015):
Theodore Leng, MD
Consulting Fee: Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Contracted Research: Stem Cells, Inc.
Reviewers report the following relationship(s):
Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA
Consulting Fee: Alimera, Allergan, Genentech, Optos, ThromboGenics
Contracted Research: Genentech
Ownership interest: OptiSTENT, Inc.
Ronald A. Codario, MD, EMBA, FACP, FNLA, RPVI, CHCP (Recertification review on 9/4/2018)
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Vindico Medical Education staff report the following relationship(s):
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 was originally approved for 3 years from the date of original release, September 18, 2015, to September 17, 2018. It has since been recertified for an additional year and will now expire on September 4, 2019.
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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