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3 R's of Ophthalmology: Recent, Redness, and Referral

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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George Clavenna, DO
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  • Recognize the sign of a red eye that indicate are vision threatening
  • Describe serious complications of prolonged use of topical anesthetics and corticosteroids
  • Describe treatment of cases you can manage or recognize the more serious problems to refer


The Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy:  The IOMA strives to provide continuing medical education programs to fulfill the needs of the attendees and to meet the AOA Uniform Guidelines and AOA Accreditation Requirements. Comments, questions, or complaints should be put in writing and forwarded to IOMA Executive Director at or IOMA, 6919 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266.



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George Clavenna, DO, MPH, FAOCOOHNS, joined Des Moines University in 1986 as assistant professor of surgery and ophthalmology in the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM). He was promoted to associate professor in 1990 and professor in 1995. He served as interim discipline head of surgery in 1991 and chaired the ophthalmology department from 1996 to 2018. He also practiced in the University’s ophthalmology clinic until it closed in 2018. He continues to treat patients at Wolfe Eye Clinic in West Des Moines and to teach students as a guest lecturer. 

Dr. Clavenna earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biology at Wayne State University and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He later earned a Master of Public Health degree at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Clavenna has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.

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