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Ophthalmology Monday Morning Grand Rounds Episode 9: Pediatric Keratoconus and Corneal Grafting

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Registration required for CME credit

Course Director: Lilly H. Wagner, M.D.

Ophthalmology Monday Morning Grand Rounds has been repurposed as an online offering for ophthalmologists, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses who are interested in learning more about a variety of medical and surgical conditions in Ophthalmology.




Pediatric Keratoconus
Emily M. Witsberger, MD

Congenital Cataract Closure
Kristi Y. Wu, MD


Target Audience

This course is designed for Ophthalmologists, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize structural and epidemiologic differences between pediatric and adult patients with keratoconus
  • Compare rates of treatment failure and disease progression between these two groups
  • Identify the need for earlier detection and close monitoring of pediatric keratoconus
  • Discuss potential factors that contribute to increased risk of corneal grafting post glaucoma drainage device (GDD)
  • Estimate risk of corneal grafting following GDD implantation over time in pediatric and adult population

Utilization of this Mayo Clinic online (enduring materials) course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 Attendance
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Course expires: 

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.50 Attendance


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