Eye Health and the Family Physician Series
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An educational grant for this programming has been provided by Wolfe Eye Clinic.
Amblyopia and Strabismus: What the Family Physician Needs to Know
Speaker: Anne M. Langguth, MD
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Wolfe Eye Clinic
January 19, 2021
Following this presentation, participants should be able to:
- Identify basic forms of eye misalignment (strabismus) in children and adults
- Identify common causes of strabismus in children and adults
- Understand the vision-related and psychosocial-related reasons for treating strabismus in children and adults
- Understand the medical and surgical options for treatment of strabismus in children and adults
Eyelids Too Droopy, Turned in, or Turned Out: Medically Indicated Surgeries to Help Patients See and Feel Better
Speaker: Audrey C. Ko, MD
Oculofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist
Wolfe Eye Clinic
February 2, 2021
- Participants will be able to evaluate the brows and eyelids and determine whether they are causing visual impairment.
- Participants will be able to describe co-morbidities (such as chronic headache and dermatitis) associated with droopy brows (brow ptosis), droopy upper eyelids (eyelid ptosis), and excess upper eyelid skin (dermatochalasis).
- Participants will be able to evaluate the lower eyelids and determine whether they are causing tearing, eye irritation, or eye redness.
- Participants will be able to describe surgical approaches to correcting upper eyelid and brow malpositions, such as blepharoplasty, ptosis repair, and brow lifts.
- Participants will be able to describe surgical approach to correcting lower eyelid malpositions, such as lower eyelid entropion or retraction repair.
The AAFP has reviewed Eye Health and the Family Physician Series, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 01/19/2021 to 02/02/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s):
- 1.00 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - Eyelids Too Droopy, Turned in, or Turned Out: Medically Indicated Surgeries to Help Patients See and Feel Better
- 1.00 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) - Amblyopia and Strabismus: What the Family Physician Needs to Know
Iowa Academy of Family Physicians asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to disclose all relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants. Iowa Academy of Family Physicians has procedures to resolve apparent conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any discussion of unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices occurs.
Unlabeled/investigational uses of commercial products are not discussed in this activity.
Dr. Langguth and Dr. Ko disclosed that neither they nor any member of their immediate family has a relationship or financial interest with any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.