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ASCRS Clinical Education

ASCRS empowers Anterior Segment Surgeons to improve the vision, outcomes and quality of life for their patients through innovative approaches to education. Explore ASCRS's library of over 1,000 on demand educational resources to start learning today.

2022 ASCRS Annual Meeting On Demand

Available on May 2, 2022, at 12 PM ET

The ASCRS Annual Meeting On Demand provides physician meeting registrants with unprecedented digital access to the 2022 ASCRS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

  • View over 100 sessions on-demand, including general sessions, symposia, instructional courses, papers, and more.
  • Explore hundreds of films and posters by name or by clinical topic and view the 40th Annual Film Festival Ceremony recording.
  • Earn up to 40 CME credits for viewing educational content during the evaluation period (through May 9).
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Beyond 20/20


This monthly series, sponsored by the ASCRS Refractive Surgery Clinical Committee, will present a deeper dive into new and established refractive surgery techniques and tools. This program features:

  • Approved for 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • Robust faculty of more than 40 leading surgeons
  • In-person learning and networking opportunity at the ASCRS Annual Meeting
  • 3 complimentary, corporate-sponsored modules from our industry partners
  • Eligibility to receive Certification of Completion by participating in all modules

And more! Explore program details and register today.

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ASCRS Satellite CME

ASCRS Satellite CME Programs provide on-demand CME education to all ASCRS members. These online CME sessions are an excellent opportunity to expand your learning with programming focused on the latest techniques and technologies in anterior segment surgery.

Phaco Fundamentals: Optimizing Phacodynamics for Brunescent and Challenging Cataracts

Program will discuss principles for optimizing phaco machine settings. Special attention will be given to surgical strategies for rock hard cataracts and complicated cases.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:  When Identifying the Problem Is Not Enough, Leadership Must Take Action

This interactive event works to increase awareness, share experiences, foster open communication and understanding.

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Anterior Segment Surgeon's Guide to Thyroid Eye Disease

This program will define pathogenesis, risk, and diagnosis of thyroid eye diseaseand treatment options, including steroids, immunosuppressants, teprotumumab, and investigational biologics.

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The Glaucoma Treatment Spectrum: Meds, Sustained Delivery, and MIGS

Faculty will explore the various considerations for MIGS, to include standalone and next-generation devices and provide the latest details on glaucoma medical therapy. 

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One of the ways that ASCRS is a leader in education is that it has been a strong focus to be innovative in how they deliver that education. There are so many formats that are engaging and inviting, and I love that it’s available at your fingertips.
Preeya K. Gupta, MD

Practical Guides for the Cataract Surgeon

ASCRS Focus on Cataract provides one location where ASCRS members can find a wealth of education on specific cataract surgical techniques and complications. Explore the latest cataract topics below.

Light Adjustable Lens

In the October 2020 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore a variety of resources on the light adjustable lens, which can be adjusted in the eye postoperatively in order to optimize refractive outcomes for difficult cases.

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Surgical Management of Hard Cataracts

In the September 2020 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore a variety of resources on the management of hard cataracts in order to minimize your chance of surgical complications.                                                               

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IOL Exchange

In the August 2020 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore a variety of resources focused on when to perform an IOL exchange as well as the surgical techniques associated with IOL exchange.                                                               

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Capsular Support: Rings, Hooks, and More

In the July 2020 ASCRS Focus on Cataract Surgery, explore educational resources about the variety of capsular support devices available to today's cataract surgeon.                              

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For Surgeons. For You.

ASCRS education is developed and curated for our members exclusively by anterior segment surgeons.

Find out why our approach to education is different.

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