Saturday, April 21, 2018

7:00am - 8:00am

Promotional Breakfast with Aerie Pharmaceuticals

Jason Bacharach, MD

8:00am - 10:00am


OCT Evaluation of the Retina and Optic Nerve

Alison Bozung, OD & Robert Wooldridge, OD


This lecture will focus on basic understanding of OCT imaging, then dig deeper to illuminate common interpretation errors and reveal clinical pearls in diagnostics of pathology. Case examples will be provided.


Top Ten Drugs: What’s in the Cabinet?

James Thimons, OD

COPE #51889-OP

In this course, three leading glaucoma specialists will present information on new diagnostic technologies and techniques along with medical and surgical management of glaucoma.

10:00am - 12:00pm


New Developments in Glaucoma

Robert Wooldridge, OD & Jason Bacharach, MD


In this course, two leading glaucoma specialists will present information on new diagnostic technologies and techniques and medical and surgical management of glaucoma. New medications and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) procedures will be reviewed. Options, risks and benefits of the many treatment options will be discussed.


OSD Impact on Surgical Outcomes

Whitney Hauser, OD

COPE #49222-AS

This course identifies relevant considerations for pre-operative and post-operative management of surgical patients with ocular surface disease. The benefits of diagnostic testing and resultant impact on surgical outcomes will be discussed.

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Promotional Lunch sponsored by:

Bausch & Lomb

1:30pm - 3:30pm


Ask the Experts: Glaucoma Panel

Robert Wooldridge OD, Jason Bacharach MD, & James Thimons OD


In this panel discussion, three leading glaucoma specialists will give short presentations on topics in glaucoma. Challenging glaucoma cases will also be presented to the panelists for their opinions on diagnosis and treatment to introduce and discuss optional approaches to patient care. The audience will have an opportunity to present questions regarding the cases to the panel in an interactive format regard.


Ocular Inflammation Rare and in the Chair

Whitney Hauser, OD

COPE #47766-AS

Learn about ocular inflammations from the front to the back of the eye, what patients are at risk and how to best treat the condition. A case series will be presented to illustrate.

3:30pm - 5:30pm


Advances in Anterior Segment Medical and Surgical Therapy

James Thimons, OD

COPE #50995-AS

This course provides the optometric physician with the most current information on the advances made in medical and surgical management of anterior segment conditions and diseases. Includes the diagnosis, treatment and management of those diseases.


Dry Eye That’s Not Dry Eye

Whitney Hauser, OD

COPE #55772-AS

All burning, irritated eyes aren't dry eye. This course will present several anterior segment cases that were initially misdiagnosed as Dry Eye Disease. Attendees will be offered case history, exam data and diagnostics testing results to interactively arrive at the proper conclusion. The course takes a deep dive into potential differential diagnoses that mimic Dry Eye Disease. Each case reviewed are conditions commonly seen in optometric practice and offer clinical application.

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