Monday, November 13, 2006 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM

A CME Breakfast Symposium

A CME Breakfast Symposium held during the AAO 2006 Joint Meeting

Monday, November 13, 2006
6:30 AM to 8:30 AM

The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
3355 Las Vegas Blvd.S
Las Vegas, Nevada


Program Chairs

Robert N. Weinreb, MDJeffrey M. Liebmann, MD


David S. Greenfield, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the Palm Beaches
University of Miami School of Medicine
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Neeru Gupta, MD, PhDAssociate Professor
Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
Director, Glaucoma Unit
St. Michael's Hospital
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ananth Viswanathan, BSC
Consultant Surgeon, Glaucoma Service
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Honorary Visiting Professor
City University
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Institute of Ophthalmology
London, England


6:30 AM to 7:00 AM—Registration

7:00 AM to 7:05 AM—Welcome and Introductions 7:05 AM to 7:15 AM—Acular Neuroprotection: What is it? Why is it needed?Robert N. Weinreb, MD

7:15 AM to 7:25 AM—Connecting the Eye to the Brain Neeru Gupta, MD, PHD

7:25 AM to 7:40 AM—MeasuringNeuroprotection in Clinical Practice: Visual Field Testing
Ananth Viswanathan, BSC (HONS) Mbbs, Frcophth, MD
7:40 AM to 7:55 AM—MeasuringNeuroprotection in Clinical Practice: Imaging th Optic Disc and retinal Nerve Fiber Layer David S. Greenfield, MD

7:55 AM to 8:05 AM—Implications for the Management of the Glaucoma Patient Jeffrey M. Liebmann, MD

8:05 AM to 8:20 AM—Panel Discussion 8:20 AM to 8:30 AM—Q&A Session

Target Audience
This educational activity is intended for comprehensive ophthalmologists.

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 Allergan, Inc. to administer this educational activity.

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