Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

January 14, 2021 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Nico Henderson

8:30-9:15am–Grand Rounds Lecture: Caygill Lecture: “Innovation in Ophthalmology: The Evolution of Corneal Surgery”, Kathryn Colby, MD (Host: Stephen McLeod, MD)

  • Describe the current indications for corneal transplantation in the US, as well as the different transplantation techniques currently performed.
  • Describe the current surgical approaches for management of endothelial dysfunction, and will be able to describe the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
  • Describe the indications for keratoprosthesis (artificial cornea) surgery, surgical techniques and management of post-operative complications.

9:15-10:00am–Case Presentations: Cornea (Gerami Seitzman, MD)

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You must complete an evaluation to qualify for CME credit.

Faculty Relationship Disclosure: Planners Stephen McLeod, MD and Yvonne Ou, MD have stated they have no financial relationships to disclose. Speaker Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD has stated they have the following relationships to disclose: CureVac, Pykus Therapeutics, and Mass Eye and Ear Intellectual Property Rights.

Commercial Support Disclosure: No commercial support was received for this Grand Rounds presentation.  This CME activity complies with AM1195.

This presentation is supported by the Wayne and Theresa Caygill fund.