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ASCRS Clinical Education

ASCRS empowers Anterior Segment Surgeons to improve the vision, outcomes and quality of life for their patients through innovative approaches to education. Explore ASCRS's library of over 1,000 on demand educational resources to start learning today.

New in CME 24/7: A Taste of ASCRS 2023

Experience the best of ASCRS education

Join program co-chairs and faculty for an online CME 24/7 activity where you’ll gain pearls you can put into practice on day one. Captured at the 2023 ASCRS Summer Meeting, this program is designed to offer a "taste" of the best education ASCRS has to offer.

Earn up to 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by participating in the nine sections in this online program.

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2024 ASCRS Annual Meeting On Demand

The ASCRS Annual Meeting On Demand provides physician meeting registrants with unprecedented digital access to the 2024 ASCRS Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

  • View over 200 sessions on-demand, including main stage sessions, symposia, instructional courses, papers, and more.
  • Explore hundreds of films and posters by name or by clinical topic and view the 42nd Annual Film Festival Ceremony recording.
  • Earn up to 32 CME credits for viewing live and on-demand educational content during the evaluation period.
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CME Webinar: Collaboration in Complex Cataract Cases

This webinar is jointly offered by the Retina Committee and Challenging/Complicated Cataract Surgery Subcommittee. Join us for a collaborated discussion with multi-specialty surgeons as they review cases of anterior segment with retina pathology or history of retina surgery.

Credits: By completing this activity you will earn 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Activity Expiration Date: June 30, 2024

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ASCRS Clinical Alert

ASCRS Clinical Advisory on Intracameral Moxifloxacin Injection for Infection Prophylaxis

Purpose of this Advisory

Moxifloxacin solution is frequently injected at the conclusion of cataract surgery for endophthalmitis prophylaxis. Two different concentrations are commonly available in the United States (U.S.) for intracameral (IC) use: 0.5% [5 mg/mL] and 0.1% [1 mg/mL]. The recommended volume to be injected is different for the two concentrations, and incorrect dosing can increase the risk of toxic anterior segment syndrome (TASS) or endophthalmitis. 

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ASCRS Task Force

ASCRS Consensus Statement on Vuity

Douglas Rhee, MD, Cathleen McCabe, MD, Leon Herndon, MD, Rajesh Rao, MD

On August 16, 2022, the Prescribing Information for VUITY (pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) 1.25% was updated following a voluntary submission by Allergan, an AbbVie company, to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). New information has now been included in the Warnings and Precautions, Postmarketing Experience, and Patient Counseling Information sections. 

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Practical Guides for the Cataract Surgeon

ASCRS Focus on Cataract provides one location where ASCRS members can find a wealth of education on specific cataract surgical techniques and complications. Explore the latest cataract topics below.

Scleral Fixation of Intraocular Lenses

In this new 2022 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore a selection of surgical videos and publications covering the various scleral fixation techniques and complications.

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Light Adjustable Lens

In this updated 2022 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore a variety of resources on the light adjustable lens, which can be adjusted in the eye postoperatively in order to optimize refractive outcomes for difficult cases.
                                                            

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Surgical Management of Hard Cataracts

In this updated 2022 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore a variety of resources on the management of hard cataracts in order to minimize your chance of surgical complications.                                                               

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IOL Exchange

In this updated 2022 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore a variety of resources focused on when to perform an IOL exchange as well as the surgical techniques associated with IOL exchange.                                                               

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Capsular Support: Rings, Hooks, and More

In this updated 2022 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore educational resources about the variety of capsular support devices available to today's cataract surgeon.                              

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Posterior Capsule Rupture

In this updated 2022 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore the surgical videos and additional resources on posterior capsule rupture to assist in your surgical preparation.                         

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Phacoemulsification: Tips & Techniques

In this updated 2022 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore the variety of phaco resources to learn about new surgical techniques, fluidics, machine settings and more.                  

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Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS)

In this updated 2022 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore a variety of resources focused on the importance of MSICS and keys to mastering this technique.                                                               

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Everything in ophthalmology happens through ASCRS. It is the perfect place to collaborate with colleagues and industry, learn new techniques and skills, and stay at the forefront of our medical specialty.
2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting Evaluation

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