Corneal Ulcers - Immune

In this interactive module, peripheral ulcerative keratitis will be reviewed. This will be in the context of a diagnostic classification, management algorithm, and case presentations.

Learning objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the various etiologies of corneal ulcers including infectious versus non-infectious and systemic versus local
  • Discuss the approach to diagnosis including dry-eye testing, review of systems, cultures, and systemic testing
  • Better understand the various management principles, including wound healing, prevention of perforation, and addressing the underlying condition

CPD credits

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. Physicians may claim a maximum of 1.5 Section 1 credits.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the learning activity.

INSIGHT was co-developed with Allergan and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity, and balance. The use of the partner logo is ethically permissible.