930 Madison Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163

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2023 Ophthalmology Alumni/Residents’ Day & George Kambara, MD DVP Lecture


Innovation in Eye Plastics

Christine C. Nelson, MD, FACS

Professor, Department of Ophthalmology

Co-Director, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center for International Ophthalmology

Michigan Medicine


When:  Friday, June 9, 2023

Time:    7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Where: UTHSC

             Hamilton Eye Institute – Freeman Auditorium

             930 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor

             Memphis, TN  38163


Activity Overview: This activity is the 52nd Annual Meeting for the Ophthalmology Alumni/Residents’ Day and the 33rd Annual George Kambara Distinguished Visiting Professor (DVP) lecture where faculty, alumni, and residents from the UTHSC Department of Ophthalmology present and gain knowledge on vision related topics from physicians who are experts in the specialty of Ophthalmology. Christine C. Nelson, MD, FACS from the W.K. Kellogg Eye Center for International Ophthalmology will be the keynote speaker. Innovation in Eye Plastics will be the topic of Dr. Nelson’s presentation.



  • Discuss side effects and adverse events after treatment with teprotumumab for thyroid eye disease
  • Identify choroidal abnormalities on OCT in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1
  • Explain the analysis of idiopathic orbital inflammation
  • Discuss the evaluation of pediatric patients with sickle cell retinopathy enrolled in a cohort study at one of the largest sickle cell programs in the country
  • Review the comparison of efficacy of micropulse laser settings for intraocular pressure control
  • Discuss the prognostication of uveal melanoma, treatment options for metastatic disease, and recent clinical trials
  • Explain pediatric keratoconus
  • Describe the traumatic optic neuropathy translational approach to a clinical problem

For additional information, including the agenda, please reference the brochure.


Disclosure Statement:

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence based. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Essentials and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. Any potential conflict of interest or off label use will be disclosed to the audience prior to the activity.


5.75 CME / CEU credits provided


AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Participation to non-physicians for participating in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.


Accreditation: The UTCOM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



There is no cost to attend this lecture. However, space is limited. 

Please RSVP to:

Tracy Montgomery-Shaw

UTHSC – Department of Ophthalmology

Email: tmontgo9@uthsc.edu

Phone: 901.448.1911


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