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Updates on Retinal Diagnostic Technologies, Surgery and Post-Operative Care
This live course addresses when and how to use OCT-Angiography technology to diagnose retinal disease and surgical and post-operative care for retinal detachment, macular hole and macular pucker. Case scenarios and surgical examples are used to provide in depth knowledge on these topics

1. Understand and discuss the difference between OCT, OCT-Angiography, and Fluorescein angiography, when it is appropriate to use OCT-A, and how OCT-A alters treatment and management of specific retinal diseases.

2. Better understand retinal diseases for which surgery is an indication, surgical techniques and post-operative care for retinal detachment, macular hole and macular pucker.

This live activity is designated for a maximum of 1 CE Credit by COPE (Course Number 72375-PS, Activity 121708).

The Michigan State Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Michigan State Medical Society and Foundation for Vision Research. The Michigan State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Sep 22, 2021 06:15 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Scott Westhouse, DO
Ophthalmologist and President @Retina Specialists of Michigan
Dr. Westhouse attended Calvin College and Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Oklahoma State University Medical Center and his 2-year vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Westhouse is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retinal Specialists, American Osteopathic Association, Michigan Society of Eye Physicians, and the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology. Dr. Westhouse is an adjunct clinical professor at Michigan State University and enjoys training the next generation of medical students and residents. He is currently investigating therapies for age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disorders along with improvements in vitreoretinal surgical techniques.
Nate Pezda, MD
Ophthalmologist @Retina Specialists of Michigan
Dr. Pezda studied at the University of Michigan for his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees.  He completed his medical school training at Wayne State University, his ophthalmology residency at Kresge Eye Institute, and a 2-year vitreoretinal fellowship at Saint Michael’s Hospital/University of Toronto. Dr. Pezda is board certified in ophthalmology, a member of the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association, and the American Society of Retinal Specialists.  Dr. Pezda has participated in multiple research studies. His interests include: diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, surgical treatment of diabetic retinopathy, complex retinal detachment, and uveitis/ocular inflammatory disorders.