Medical Crossfire®: Expert Perspectives in Neurotrophic Keratitis – Updates in Optimal Treatment Strategies & Emphasizing Importance of Early Intervention

CME: 1.5

Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed toward ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with NK.

Activity Overview

The Medical Crossfire™, one of PER’s signature educational formats, is a video-based program in which a panel of distinguished experts engage in spirted discussions and debates on a particular clinical topic. In this activity, 4 key thought leaders explore the latest data regarding current and emerging therapeutic strategies for the management of neurotrophic keratitis (NK). This lively discussion will help place new developments into clinical context to help you optimize care for your patients with or at risk for this eye disease.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, you should be better able to:

  • Explain the role of the trigeminal and corneal sensory nerves in the normal function of the cornea
  • Summarize the diseases and injuries that commonly cause NK
  • Apply appropriate testing strategies in support of a timely diagnosis of NK
  • Develop evidence-based treatment plans for patients with NK based on disease stage

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