Upcoming events

    • Sunday, March 07, 2021
    • 8:25 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual

    The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medicine present the Annual Evidence-based Care Optometry Conference.  This event is a one-day lecture series offering 7 hours of CE (COPE approved). The conference assembled by Wilmer faculty features experts delivering the strongest scientific evidence available on each of their topics.

    The annual reviews provided by audiences in past conferences have consistently rated the panel discussions after each session as a valuable highlight of the meeting.

    Wilmer Eye Institute has graciously offered to host OCCRS as an exhibitor.  

    For more information, please check the event website directly at the WEI Event Page.

    Agenda can be downloaded from the website  AGENDA  

    • Tuesday, March 30, 2021
    • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONLINE

    Please join Drs. David Geffen, Jim Owen, Mitch Ibach and Josh Johnson for the lecture, "Managing Near Vision: the Relationship Between the Ocular Surface, Presbyopia and Cataracts."


    As eye care providers, we manage our patient’s visual comfort  throughout their lifetime. This includes computer use and dry eye, presbyopia and initiation of multifocals for various tasks, topical medications for presbyopia and IOL treatments.  Ocular surface management along this timeline is required for successful management. 

    Speakers:

    David Geffen, OD, FAAO

    Jim Owen, OD, FAAO, MBA

    Mitch Ibach, OD, FAAO

    Josh Johnson, OD FAAO

    Moderator:

    Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO


    The webinar information, link, and log-in instructions will be emailed to registrants on March 30, 2021.  This synchronous, online, live-streamed course will be via Demio. A course evaluation will be emailed to participants after the lecture. Please complete the evaluation by April 3rd to receive COPE credit.

    This course is COPE Pending for two credits.

    This course is made possible by a medical education grant from Alcon.

    Cost: Free of Charge

    Space is limited! Advance registration is highly recommended!  This event will be recorded but not CE approved for on-demand viewing. 

    Register Now!

    • Thursday, May 20, 2021
    • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONLINE

    Please join Drs. Mitch Ibach, Clark Chang and Tracy Schroeder Swartz for the lecture, "Nonsurgical Management of Keratoconus."

    As eye care providers, it is up to us to identify keratoconus early, manage this disease with proper patient education, medical management, contact lenses, and referral for CXL.  Monitoring of this condition is critical to success, and this does not stop after CXL.  Stay tuned for the update on CXL in 2021.

    Speakers:

    Mitch Ibach, OD, FAAO

    Clark Chang, OD, MBA

    Moderator:

    Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO


    The webinar information, link, and log-in instructions will be emailed to registrants on May 20, 2021.  This synchronous, online, live-streamed course will be via Demio. A course evaluation will be emailed to participants after the lecture. 

    This course is COPE Pending for one credit.

    This course is made possible by a medical education grant from Glaukos.

    Cost: Free of Charge

    Advance registration will be live closer to the event. This event will be recorded but not CE approved for on-demand viewing. 


    • Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)
    • ONLINE

    Join Clark Chang, OD, MSA; Mitch Ibach, OD; Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS for a lecture on rare anterior segment disorders.

    This course is designed to familiarize attendees with less common anterior segments disorders, including stromal herpes/HZ infection, stem cell failure, graft vs host disease, corneal melts in autoimmune disease, and neurotrophic ulcers.  Clinical presentation, differential diagnoses, and management strategies will be discussed. 

    Stay tuned for the registration link from SALUS.  Special thanks to DOMPE for supporting this webinar. 


    For more information on OXERVATE and DOMPE, check out this link.

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