Introduction to pediatric cataracts, including diagnosis and non-surgical management. Then a brief overview of pre-operative planning, surgical steps, IOL use, management of the posterior capsule, and post-operative considerations.


Session date: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Eye Institute
925 N. 87th Street
LL Conference Room
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 
ACCME 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 Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.00 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 Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.  
Target audience: 
  • Physician
  • Physician (fellow/resident)
  • Community eye care professionals
  • Optometrists
  • Ophthalmic photographers
Learning objectives: 
  • Discuss the approach to a lens opacity in a child.
  • Introduce special considerations for IOL implantation in a pediatric age group.
  • Describe management of the posterior capsule in pediatric cataract surgery.
Faculty & credentials: 
Courtney Kraus, MD 
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology John Hopkins University



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Phone number: 
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