The 39th Annual Resident and Alumni Day (RP1906C)

Dallas, TX US
June 1, 2019

This course is designed 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 ophthalmic topics germane to the everyday practice of ophthalmology.

Target Audience

The course is designed for 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 completion of the course, participants should be able to link the education objectives to Core Competencies (Patient Care, Medical Knowledge,
Professionalism, and Quality Improvement) and be able to:

  • Compare outcomes of emerging minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and traditional methods in managing intraocular pressure control

  • Discuss risks of post-surgical cell loss in tissue and whole-eye transplantation

  • Identify the value of communicating to patients the process of ophthalmology trainee education and the effectiveness of trainee surgical outcomes

  • Evaluate possible effects of ocular surgeries on post-surgical eyelid malposition

  • Compare results of different imaging approaches to improve target refraction in cataract surgeries

  • Identify benefits of including femtosecond laser techniques in cataract surgeries to improve refractive outcomes

  • Interpret results and follow-up of various therapies’ efficacy in treating retinal diseases

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA
  • 6.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/01/2019 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/01/2019 - 4:15pm CDT
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park Road
Dallas, TX 75235
United States


Preston H. Blomquist, M.D.
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Dr. W. Maxwell Thomas Chair in Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, Education
Residency Program Director
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

James P. McCulley, M.D., FACS, FRCOphth(UK )
Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
The David Bruton, Jr. Chair in Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

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

Credit Designation
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this continuing education activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA
  • 6.75 Attendance


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