Optometrist Program

Date:
August 11–13, 2017

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

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

COPE Course ID 54504-PH
Derek N. Cunningham, OD, FAAO
Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO
9 – 10 a.m. The holy grail in presbyopia management

COPE Course ID 54477-RS
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

COPE Course ID 54504-PH
Whitney Hauser, OD
Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO
11:15 a.m. –
12:15 p.m.
The new refractive surgery: Or is it?

COPE Course ID 54450-RS
Shama Essa, OD
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch and networking with Exhibitors  
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Advancements in glaucoma treatment

COPE Course ID 54451-GL
Ahmad M. Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Practical pearls in integrated care in glaucoma

COPE Course ID 54565-GL
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

COPE Course ID 54514-AS
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

COPE Course ID 54513-PM
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*
  • Anterior Segment OCT – New Techniques and Applications
  • Infectious keratitis: viral and bacterial Infections
  • Keratoplasty trends and updates
  • CXL: FDA approved and beyond
  • Panel Discussion
 
9 – 9:40 a.m. Part II: Ocular Surface Management: Polishing the Mirror*
  • Ocular Surface Disease in 2017: Diagnostics
  • Ocular Surface Disease: Treatment
  • Dry Eye Masquerades
  • Panel – Creating a Dry Eye Center of Excellence
 
9:40 – 10:10 a.m. Break and networking with exhibitors  
10:10 – 11:00 a.m. Part III: Refractive Revival*
  • Topography Tips and Pearls
  • LASIK and PRK: Where Are We Today?
  • Expanding Options: SMILE and Cornea Inlays
  • Refractive Lens Exchange and Phakic IOLs
  • Panel Discussion – My “New” Refractive Practice
 
  Return to Optometrist Program Room  
11 – 11:50 a.m. Trends in contact lens technology

COPE Course ID 54470-CL
Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS
11:50 a.m. –
12:45 p.m.
Contact lens dropout prevention

COPE Course ID 54471-CL
Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS
12:45 p.m. Conclude  

*Indicates sessions combined with the Ophthalmologist Program