Monday, November 13, 2006 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

A CME Evening Symposium and Reception

A CME Symposium & Reception
held during the AAO 2006 Joint Meeting

Monday, November 13, 2006
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM-Registration
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM-CME Symposium
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM-Cocktail Reception at Tryst Night Club

Wynn Las Vegas
Tryst Night Club
3131 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, Nevada


Program Chair and Moderator

Scott W. Cousins, MD
Robert Machemer, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Duke Center for Macular Diseases
Duke University Eye Center
Durham, North Carolina


Karl G. Csaky, MD
National Eye Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

Victor H. Gonzalez, MDDirector
Valley Retina Institute
Adjunct Clinical Instructor
University of Texas
McAllen, Texas

Mark S. Hughes, MD, FACSAdjunct Clinical Assistant Scientist
Schepens Eye Research Institute
Clinical Instructor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Target Audience
This educational activity is intended for retina specialists.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:


5:00 PM–6:00 PM-Registration

6:00 PM–6:05 PM-Welcome and Introduction
Scott W. Cousins, MD

6:05 PM–6:25 PM-How Do You Assess CV Risk in The Elderly

6:25 PM–6:45 PM-Ranibizumab: The Approved Data
Karl G. Csaky, MD

6:45 PM–7:05 PM-Anti-VEGF Therapies for Long-term Patient Management
Mark S. Hughes, MD, FACS

7:05 PM–7:20 PM-Treatment of Proliferative Retinopathy
Victor H. Gonzales, MD

7:20 PM–7:30 PM-Q&A Session

7:30 PM–9:00 PM-Cocktail Reception at Tryst Night Club

Accreditation Statement
This continuing medical education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary and cme2, an independent subsidiary of Advanstar Communications Inc, publisher of Ophthalmology Times. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary designates this educational 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.

Disclosure Policy Statement
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary requires that each participant/teacher in a CME-accredited educational activity disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or other relationship(s) (eg, paid speaker, employee, paid consultant on a board and/or committee for a commercial company) that would potentially affect the objectivity of his/her presentation. Speakers are also asked to make a disclosure that a product is still investigational when an unlabeled use of a commercial product or an investigational use not yet approved for any purpose is discussed during an educational activity. The disclosed information in no way presumes to assess the participant's qualifications or suitability. The intention is to provide full disclosure of any potential conflict of interest, real or perceived, which is related to a specific event. Full disclosure of faculty and commercial relationships, if any, will be made at the program.

Provider Disclosure
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary received a financial benefit from Eyetech Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer Ophthalmics to administer this educational activity.

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