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Never Turn A Blind Eye: Amblyopia - causes, treatment and outcomes
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.
Courtney L. Kraus, M.D., and Susan M. Culican, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Kraus is Resident Physician, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, and Dr. Culican is Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.

Within the past 12 months, Dr. Kraus and Dr. Culican report no commercial conflict of interest.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.

Release Date: 06/05/2012
Termination Date: 06/05/2015

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
  • Describe the pathophysiology of amblyopia
  • Discuss the evidence-based treatments of amblyopia and the studies assessing their efficacy
  • Apply amblyopia therapy for children past the "critical period"(i.e., over seven years of age)
  • Apply newer and non-traditional treatments for amblyopia
  • Implement cost-effective screening programs for the identification of amblyopia risk factors.

The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the sponsor or its publisher. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.
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