The 36th Annual Resident and Alumni Day (RP1606B)

Dallas, TX US
June 11, 2016

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):

  • Prescribe appropriate empirical coverage and diagnostic testing based on risk factors
  • List the causes of eyelid dysfunction and describe approaches to repair for each
  • Incorporate new techniques for improvement in refractive cataract surgery 
  • Recognize and diagnose ocular syphilis
  • Evaluate outcomes of secondary glaucoma treatments
  • Recognize the effect and optimal therapeutic timing for optic neuropathies and toxic retinopathy
  • Differentiate efficacy between anti-VEGF injections and monitor the adverse effects
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA
  • 6.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/11/2016 - 7:30am CDT
Event ends: 
06/11/2016 - 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, Dallas, TX



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

  • 6.75 AMA
  • 6.75 Attendance


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