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Course Objectives

Angiogenesis, Exudation, and Degeneration 2019

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Enhance patient care by evaluating the current global use of anti-VEGF drugs for exudative ocular diseases and all the benefits, as well as risks associated with injections of anti-VEGF drugs
  • Analyze the rationale for emerging treatments for different macular and retinal degenerative conditions
  • Analyze results of clinical trials in exudative and non-exudative macular diseases and apply to clinical practice
  • Evaluate the benefits and limitations of combination therapies for exudative macular diseases
  • Evaluate the benefits and limitations of different imaging strategies for macular diseases
  • Evaluate the emerging imaging technology known as OCT angiography and how this technology might improve clinical management of patients
  • Enhance patient care by analyzing the genetic basis for different macular and retinal degenerative conditions and the role of genetics in determining disease progression