Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Ophthalmology Volume 51, Issue 06: Macular Disease/Diabetic Retinopathy.

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Craig M. Greven, MD, Richard G. Weaver Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, presented on the following topics; Diabetic Macular Edema, Macular Edema in Retinal Vein Occlusion, Vitreomacular Traction Disorders, and The ACCORD Eye Study.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Ophthalmology Volume 51, Issue 06: Macular Disease/Diabetic Retinopathy.

The goal of this program is to improve the treatment of macular disease and diabetic retinopathy. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Assess the efficacy and treatment burdens associated with laser photocoagulation and anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents for the treatment of diabetic macular edema.
2. Summarize the data supporting the use of anti-VEGF agents for the treatment of macular edema due to branched and central retinal vein occlusions.
3. Educate patients about the safety and efficacy data from trials of ocriplasmin for the treatment of vitreomacular traction syndrome.
4. Optimize the treatment of diabetic retinopathy with appropriate control of hyperglycemia.
5. Choose appropriate patients to undergo treatment with fenofibrate to limit progression of diabetic retinopathy.

The original programs were presented by Craig M. Greven, MD, Richard G. Weaver Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.

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