Course Director

Elizabeth Yeu, MD
Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Virginia Eye Consultants
Virginia Surgery Center
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, Virginia

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

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Activity Description

In this activity, an expert in ophthalmology discusses the impact of dry eye disease and current and emerging treatment approaches for patients with dry eye disease.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of ophthalmologists and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with dry eye disease.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Recognize the impact of dry eye on the quality of life of patients, particularly if left untreated
  • Identify patients with dry eye according to signs, symptoms, and the latest diagnostic criteria
  • Summarize the latest clinical data on efficacy and safety of novel and emerging therapies for dry eye
  • Develop treatment plans for patients with dry eye according to disease severity and the latest clinical evidence of available therapeutic agents

Providership, Credit, and Support

This CME activity is jointly provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosures

Elizabeth Yeu, MD
Virginia Eye Consultants
Medical Director, Virginia Surgery Center
Cornea, Cataract, External Disease and Refractive Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, Virginia

Elizabeth Yeu, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Alcon Vision LLC; Allergan; Arcscan, Inc.; Aurea Medical; Avedro; Bausch & Lomb Incorporated/Valeant Pharmaceuticals; Bio-Tissue; Bruder Healthcare; BVI; CorneaGen; EyePoint Pharmaceuticals; Expert Opinion MD; Glaukos Corporation; iOptics; Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.; Lensar, Inc.; Kala Pharmaceuticals; Merck & Co., Inc.; Mynosys; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Ocular Science; Ocular Therapeutix, Inc.; OCuSOFT; Omeros Corporation; Oyster Point Pharma, Inc.; ScienceBased Health; Shire; Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; TearLab Corporation; Veracity Health; and Zeiss Pharma Ltd.
Grant/Research Support from Alcon Vision LLC; Allergan; Bausch & Lomb Incorporated; Bio-Tissue; iOptics; Kala Pharmaceuticals; and Topcon.
Stock Shareholder in Arcscan, Inc.; CorneaGen; Modernizing Medicine; Ocular Science; Oyster Point Pharma, Inc.; and Strathspey Crown.

Planning Committee Disclosures

The planners from Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider, and PeerView Institute for Medical Education, the joint provider, do not have any financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interest related to the content of this accredited activity during the past 12 months unless listed below.

Content/Peer Reviewer Disclosures

The following Content/Peer Reviewer has nothing to disclose:

Kaushal Patel, MD

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussions of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this accredited activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you upon completion. You will receive your certificate from If you have questions regarding the receipt of your emailed certificate, please contact via email at

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