American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery | ASCRS
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ASCRS empowers Anterior Segment Surgeons to improve the vision, outcomes and quality of life for their patients through innovative approaches to Education, Advocacy and Philanthropy.

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ASCRS Grand Rounds

ASCRS is pleased to announce a new effort to bring the best and brightest in ophthalmic teaching to our members. ASCRS Grand Rounds is a virtual, complimentary CME offering exclusive to ASCRS membership that brings the experience of a live grand rounds to your home or office.

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20/Happy in 2020

“20/Happy in 2020” is a comprehensive ASCRS master class in refractive cataract surgery. During our training, we all focused on cataract surgical skills. Today, however, we must wear a second hat – that of refractive surgeons – because the majority of our cataract patients are interested in, desire, or expect to reduce their dependence on spectacles. Learn More

Exceptional Educational Opportunities

ASCRS Satellite CME Programs offers attendees an excellent opportunity to expand their learning experience with programming focused on the latest techniques and technologies in anterior segment surgery. 

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ASCRS is the largest U.S. society dedicated to meeting the needs of anterior segment surgeons at every career stage. The education is developed and curated exclusively by anterior segment surgeons. From the most current clinical thinking to new and innovative surgical techniques, ASCRS members learn and share through live meetings and on-demand programming , monthly publications, webinars, , advocacy, and more.

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Surgeon Friends

"Sometimes bigger meetings can be overwhelming. It's still a very large meeting but it's definitely much more manageable. Also, I think they really make an effort to bring in innovative ways of teaching,"
Zaina Al-Mohtaseb MD, ASCRS Young Surgeons Committee

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