Program Description: 
This course will review indications for scleral lenses and when to utilize their application for patients with a variety of ocular conditions.  Technological advancements and customizations will be discussed to improve scleral lens success.  Physiological outcomes including potential complications with scleral lens wear will be reviewed.  Case examples will be presented to enhance the learning experience.
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: 
  1. Review indications for scleral lenses.
  2. Discuss when sclerals should be utilized in the management of specific ocular conditions.
  3. Review physiological outcomes of scleral lens wear including potential complications with evidenced based literature.
  4. Identify new customizations and technological advancements to improve scleral lens success. 
Faculty & credentials: 
Jennifer Harthan, OD, FAAO, FSLS 
Professor and Chief of Cornea/ Contact Lenses
Illinois College of Optometry






All persons in control of content has no relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of: 
Jennifer HarthanMetro OpticsConsulting
Tangible ScienceResearch

In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved 


Mary Schafer
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-7840
Session date: 
09/02/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am CDT
  • 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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