Program Description: 

This presentation will address historical aspects of the management of capillary hemangiomas of infancy and present current diagnostic and management techniques for this condition.

Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Target audience: 
  • Community eye care providers
  • Full-time faculty
  • Rresidents
  • Fellow ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists
  • Ophthalmic photographers
Learning objectives: 

1.   To understand the pathophysiology of capillary hemangiomas of infancy. 

2.    To understand the clinical evaluation of a child with a capillary hemangioma.

3.   To understand current management of capillary hemangiomas of infancy.

Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee Members:
Wanda M. Martinez, MD
Bhavna P. Sheth, MD
Speaker Info:
Mark S. Ruttum, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Head, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Section
Eye Institute- Medical College of WI
All persons in control of content has NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons:



Hattie Waagen
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7842
Session date: 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 7:00am to 8:15am
Eye Institute
925 N. 87th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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