Optometrist Program

Date:
August 11–13, 2017

Location:
JW Marriott Austin
110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, Texas 78701

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Program Outline

(Subject to change)

Friday, August 11
5:30 – 7 p.m. Welcome Reception for All Attendees in the Exhibit Hall

 

Saturday, August 12
It’s All About the Technology
7 – 8 a.m. Breakfast and Networking with Exhibitors  
8 – 9 a.m. Innovations in diagnostic and treatment technology Derek N. Cunningham, OD, FAAO
Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO
9 – 10 a.m. The holy grail in presbyopia management Derek N. Cunningham, OD, FAAO
10 – 10:15 a.m. Break and networking with exhibitors  
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Advances in drug delivery Whitney Hauser, OD
Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO
11:15 a.m. –
12:15 p.m.
The new refractive surgery: Or is it? Shama Essa, OD
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch and networking with Exhibitors  
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Advancements in glaucoma treatment Ahmad M. Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Practical pearls in integrated care in glaucoma Shama Essa, OD
Ahmad M. Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Break and networking with exhibitors  
Rapid Fire Updates
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Anterior segment Grand Rounds Shama Essa, OD
Ahmad M. Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. How my OSD clinic has changed in the last year Whitney Hauser, OD
5:30 p.m. Adjourn  

 

Sunday, August 13
7 – 8 a.m. Breakfast and Networking with Exhibitors  
8 – 9 a.m. Part I: Conquering the Cornea*
  • Welcome and ARS questions
  • Infectious keratitis
  • Ocular surface neoplasms
  • Management of keratoconus
  • Panel Discussion: Keratoplasty trends and updates
 
9 – 9:40 a.m. Part II: Ocular Surface Disease Debates*
  • Diagnostic testing updates
  • Medical and interventional treatment of ocular surface disease
  • Panel Discussion: What is your typical “dry eye evaluation”
 
9:40 – 10:30 a.m. Part III: Refractive Revival*
  • Diagnostic testing updates
  • Medical and interventional treatment of ocular surface disease
  • Panel Discussion: What is your typical “dry eye evaluation”
 
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break with exhibitors  
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Trends in contact lens technology Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS
11:45 a.m. –
12:45 p.m.
Contact lens dropout prevention Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS
12:45 p.m. Conclude  

*Indicates sessions combined with the Ophthalmologist Program