The 34th Annual Resident and Alumni Day (RP1406D)

Dallas, TX US
June 7, 2014

The purpose of this program is to allow participants a comprehensive day of updated material in the ophthalmology field. This includes rare and unusual cases which might otherwise not be seen, reports on results of current and new surgical procedures, technologies and treatment modalities which could be incorporated into practices, and comprehensive reviews of other ophthalmologic topics germane to the every day practice of ophthalmology.

Target Audience

This course is designed for all practicing and academic ophthalmologists interested in a comprehensive update on the advances in medical and surgical care of ophthalmic conditions and diseases.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this course, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, and Quality Improvement):

  • Describe new techniques for repair of ptosis and for rejuvenation
    of eyelids and periorbita
  • Elucidate the incidence, severity, and effect of recurrence of keratoconus
    after corneal transplantation
  • Integrate best practice methods to improve refractive outcomes after
    cataract surgery in complex patients
  • Evaluate the effects that positioning, diurnal variation, and medications
    have on intraocular pressure
  • Apply best practice methods to optimize results in severe glaucoma
  • Employ evidence-based screening methodology for CMV retinitis
  • Discuss the use of PFO in the management of inferior rhegmatogenous
    retinal detachments
  • Recognize the ocular signs and prognosis of graft vs. host disease
  • Assess the demographics and outcomes of BB gun injuries in the pediatric
  • Evaluate the role of Kupffer cells in resistance of metastases from intraocular
    melanoma and potential implications for future therapy
  • Recognize the adverse effects systemic immunosuppression agents can have
    in the pediatric uveitis population
  • Apply evidence-based treatment protocols for patients refractory to bevacizumab
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA
  • 6.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/07/2014 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/07/2014 - 4:15pm CDT
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX 75235
United States


Professor of Ophthalmology
Dr. W. Maxwell Thomas Chair in Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, Education
Residency Program Director
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
The David Bruton, Jr. Chair in Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center


Accreditation and Designation Statements

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AMA
  • 6.25 Attendance


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