Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Ophthalmology Volume 51, Issue 02: IOL Technology/Cataract Surgery after Keratorefractive Procedures.

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Mark Packer, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Oregon Health & Science University, Eugene, presented on Refractive Lenses and Cataract Surgery after Keratorefractive Surgery. A Panel discussion was led by the following: Dr. Mark Packer; Douglas Rhee, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School and Associate Chief, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston; Janet Serle, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Director, Glaucoma Fellowships, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY; and Roger F. Steinert, MD, Irving H. Leopold Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Ophthalmology Volume 51, Issue 02: IOL Technology/Cataract Surgery after Keratorefractive Procedures.

The goal of this program is to improve the techniques used in, and increase the rates of success obtained with, refractive lens and cataract surgeries. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Maximize patient satisfaction after refractive lens surgery by obtaining and communicating accurate information about lens options, improving preoperative and intraoperative measurements, and using advanced technology during surgery.

2. Identify appropriate patients for monovision.

3. Select patient for and perform intraoperative aberrometry.

4. Choose between cataract surgery alone and in combination with various filtration surgeries for patients with cataracts and glaucoma.

5. Optimize the success of cataract surgery in eyes that have had previous radial keratotomy or laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK).

The original programs were presented by Robert A. Wiebe, MD, Clinical Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, and Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Research Director, Section of Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital, Denver.

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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