In this presentation, José-Alain Sahel, MD, Boris Rosin, MD, PhD, and Michelle Alabek, MS, discuss various examples of retinal dystrophies and their treatment options.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Analyze the signs and symptoms of different types of retinal dystrophies
- Identify different therapeutic approaches for treating retinal dystrophies
- Describe the basics of retinal function testing
- Explain phases of clinical trials
- Describe items patients should consider before deciding to participate in a clinical trial
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated
- Dr. Sahel, Grant/Research Support: University-Hospital Institute "FOReSIGHT (ANR-18-IAHU-01)", Department of Defense, NIH, Foundation Fighting Blindness, Eye and Ear Foundation
- Dr. Sahel, Consultant: Gensight Biologics, Pixium Vision, Sparing Vision, TenpointTilak Healthcare
- Dr. Sahel, Stockholder (publicly held): Avista, Chronolife, Gensight Biologics, Pixium Vision, SharpEye, Sparing Vision, Tenpoint, Tilak Healthcare, VegaVect, Inc.
- Dr. Sahel, Scientific Advisory Board: Gilbert Foundation
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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Release Date: 7/14/2022 | Last Modified On: 7/14/2022 | Expires: 7/14/2023