Provides an overview of the structure and function of the retina and its relationship to the pigment epithelium, choroid and vitreous. The major vitreoretinal disorders are described as are the appropriate diagnostic methods and treatment principles. Completely revised organization includes 17 chapters presented in three parts. Separate chapters are now devoted to age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinopathy of prematurity, including the latest imaging techniques and choroidal detail. Selected therapeutic topics include laser therapy and vitreoretinal surgery. Accompanied by numerous new color images. CME Information The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Medical Association requires that all learners participating in activities involving enduring materials complete a formal assessment before claiming CME credit. To assess your achievement in this activity and ensure that a specified level of knowledge has been reached, a posttest for this Section of the Basic and Clinical Science Course is provided. A minimum score of 80% must be obtained to pass the test and claim CME credit.

More Details about 2012-2013 Basic And Clinical Science Course, Section 12: Retina And Vitreous

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Author(s)Schubert H D
PublisherAmerican Academy Of Ophthalmology
Publish YearJuly 2012