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Anterior segment lumps & bumps

This module will review the overall management of common and uncommon lesions of the eyelid, conjunctiva and cornea. The focus will be on recognition of the various types of lesions in clinic, pearls of wisdom regarding management, as well as practical guidelines for decisions around treatment versus referral.

Learning objectives


  • Recognize common and uncommon eyelid, conjunctival and corneal lesions
  • Describe techniques for treatment of common eyelid, conjunctival and corneal lesions
  • Refine their ability to identify lesions that require observation, biopsy, and referral for treatment

Presentation slides (password protected) [PDF]

CPD credits

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. Physicians may claim a maximum of 1.5 Section 1 credits.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the learning activity.

INSIGHT was co-developed with Allergan and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity, and balance. The use of the partner logo is ethically permissible.

Faculty: Dr. Clara Chan

Dr. Clara ChanDr. Chan is a specialist in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. She is an assistant professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto and the former chair of the Resident Surgical Teaching Committee. She teaches fellows as part of the cornea fellowship program at the Toronto Western Hospital and is the medical director of the Eye Bank of Canada, Ontario Division. She has published more than 70 papers and book chapters, and has taught courses and lectured at international meetings. She received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award in 2015, serves on the Cornea Clinical Committee of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and is a cornea section editor for the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology and the cornea editor for the Eyeworld magazine.

For more information about CPD opportunities, please contact:

Cheryl Ripley
613.729.6779 x223