The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASCRS takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of the CME activity.
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All CME activities approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM are valid for recognition by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Physicians not licensed in the U.S. who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Comprehensive ophthalmologists and refractive, cataract, and corneal surgeons who are performing cataract and refractive surgery.
- Discuss skills needed during preoperative assessment for insightful patient selection and effective patient counseling in order to ensure patient satisfaction
- Demonstrate how to approach patients with varied personalities and postoperative outcomes to increase their understanding, expectations, and satisfaction with their refractive procedure
- Compare and contrast corneal refractive surgery options, including LASIK, PRK, and SMILE
- Summarize new technology and pharmacologic options for refractive surgery
Claim CME/CE Credits
Attendees can evaluate the 2023 ASCRS Refractive Day Program online through the Claim CME/CE Credit Stations. When the evaluation is complete, a copy of the certificate for continuing education credits/hours for that day can be printed. If attendees do not complete the evaluation during the meeting, they will have the opportunity to complete them at home.
Notice About Off-Label Use Presentations
The ASCRS Annual Meeting may include presentations on drugs or devices or uses of drugs or devices that may not have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or have been approved by the FDA for specific uses only. The FDA has stated that it is the responsibility of the physician to determine the FDA clearance status of each drug or device he or she wishes to use in clinical practice.
ASCRS is committed to the free exchange of medical education. Inclusion of any presentation in this program, including presentations of off-label uses, does not imply an endorsement by ASCRS of the uses, products or techniques presented.