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December Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PST
Category: Monthly Scientific Meeting

December 16, 2020 
Steven S. Saraf, MD 
Assistant Professor 
Dept. of Ophthalmology  
University of Washington 
Seattle, WA 

Disclosures: Dr. Saraf has no ACCME defined commercial interests. His presentation will be evidence based and free of bias.  

Lecture 1. The Choroid: The Final Frontier 

Learning objectives: 

 After participating in this activity, attendees should be able to: 

1.Identify conditions in retina and uveitis where extended evaluation of the choroid may be of clinical utility. 
2. Interpret the testing modalities used to assess the choroid, including enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography (OCT), indocyanine angiography, OCT angiography, and choroidal vascularity index (CVI). 
3. Describe the features of pachycormid spectrum disorders. 
4. Utilize testing modalities to assess choroidal neovascularization and distinguish subclinical choroidal neovascularization from clinically active choroidal neovascularization.   

 

Lecture 2. Ocular Complications of Novel Cancer Therapies
 Learning objectives: 

After participating in this activity, attendees should be able to: 

1. Understand the mechanism of action of novel cancer therapies (immunotherapy, targeted therapy) and the impact of these agents on systemic health and patient survival. 
2.Recall characteristic manifestations of novel cancer therapies when adversely affecting the eye. 
3. Identify strategies to manage ocular side effects while maximizing systemic benefit for patients on these agents.
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