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  • ABO Basic Exam Review - Domain I: OPHTHALMIC OPTICS

    September 25, 2020, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This ABO Basic Exam Review course will cover Domain I – Ophthalmic Optics; which comprises 34% of the questions on the ABO Basic Exam. Topics to be covered incl...

    • Language: English

  • What the Patient Says vs. What the Patient Means

    September 25, 2020, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This is basic front desk/triage material with an emphasis on the correct questions to ask in order to ferret out the true meaning of a patient complaint. Case p...

    • Language: English

  • Profit First: Eradicating Business Poverty

    September 25, 2020, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The number one financial challenge facing most optometric practice owners today is poor cash flow. Doctor owners often fall prey to focusing too much on top lin...

    • Language: English

  • Low Vision - Patient Communication Strategies

    September 25, 2020, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    As with any medical service, good communication with patients is key! When it comes to low vision, communication is the key to learning and learning is critica...

    • Language: English

  • Demodex Principal, Conspirator, or Bystander in Dry Eye

    September 25, 2020, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Dry eye is prevalent. Demodex is prevalent. Not only the gap between presence and detection of infestation is enormous, but demodex is the most underdiagnosed, ...

    • Language: English

  • The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center Presents: Excellence in the Patient Experience

    September 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This session will discuss: • The Ritz-Carlton Processes & Healthcare: Internalizing the key processes and systems that are the most applicable to the healthcare...

    • Language: English

  • Technology is Expensive Unless it Differentiates your Practice through Patient Outcomes

    September 25, 2020, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course will take a historical analysis of technologies and treatments reviewing how evolving technologies can improve patient outcomes. The focus will be t...

    • Language: English

  • 10 Hacks for OCT Interpretation in Glaucoma

    September 25, 2020, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The OCT has emerged as a critical tool in diagnosis and management of glaucoma. Not only can it help differentiate normal from abnormal optic nerves but it can...

    • Language: English

  • MIGS in Glaucoma

    September 25, 2020, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) has exploded onto the scene in recent years to help fill a gap in the glaucoma treatment algorithm. This course will pro...

    • Language: English

  • BRIEN HOLDEN VISION INSTITUTE Managing Myopia: The Business of Myopia

    September 25, 2020, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    In this presentation, we will discuss why it is important to introduce myopia management into your practice, and key points that optometrists and practice owner...

    • Language: English

  • OCT Workshop

    September 25, 2020, 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    In the past two decades, OCT has become the "Gold Standard" for the examination of the posterior pole. More recently, advances in OCT techniques, such as "En fa...

    • Language: English

  • Scleral Lens Fitting and Troubleshooting

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Although early generations of scleral contact lenses were totally replaced by soft and hard contact lenses, new designs and materials have recently allowed the ...

    • Language: English

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Digital Measuring Devices

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Advanced lens designs and digital surfacing provide an opportunity to individualize patient's eyewear. To take full advantage of this customization, precise mea...

    • Language: English

  • Dealing With Difficult Patients

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course is designed to identify proper and improper patient encounters and to discuss ways to neutralize difficult patient situations. The course will addr...

    • Language: English

  • Cold Start, Warm Start, Hot Start: Opening your first profitable private practice or expanding your optometric empire in the world of private equity and consolidation

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Opening a private practice can be a daunting task and requires a strategic financial, clinical, and marketing approach that differs from an acquisition. This co...

    • Language: English

  • Clinical Ocular Concepts for Opticians and Technicians

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This is a repeat of the same immersion level talk we have done for years that we used to call Boot Camp. I feel there is value in providing this course at every...

    • Language: English

  • Anterior Segment Dilemmas

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course illustrates several different real-life patients who presented urgently to a tertiary care center. Emphasis is placed on establishing differential d...

    • Language: English

  • ABO Basic Exam Review - Domain III: OPHTHALMIC PRODUCTS; Domain IV: DISPENSING PROCEDURES

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This ABO Basic Exam Review course will cover Domain III – Ophthalmic Products; which comprises 23% of the ABO Basic Exam. Topics to be covered include – Frames,...

    • Language: English

  • The Retina Monologues

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The optometric profession offers a variety of settings and options for OD's, yet the challenges faced by women in the profession share commonalities. Hear from ...

    • Language: English

  • Modern Day Diabetes

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Learn to fully understand the standard classification of non-proliferative and proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Get the latest updates on the current treatme...

    • Language: English

  • Glaucoma Grand Rounds

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course will present a variety of glaucoma cases from diagnostic challenges to advanced glaucoma. Each case will present risk factors and clinical findings....

    • Language: English

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of the Irregular Cornea

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Course Description Coming Soon!

    • Language: English

  • 20/20 Refractive Update: Advances in Presbyopic and Corneal Procedures

    September 25, 2020, 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    As the primary eye care provider, optometrists play a critical role in the diagnosis, treatment and education of patients with cataracts. Each year, there are o...

    • Language: English

  • Managing eye disease with technology to ensure great outcomes, experiences, AND great efficiency: Hi Tech Health Reform

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course acknowledges concerns about the regulations, increased oversight, reduced reimbursements, and administrative burdens that dominate medical professio...

    • Language: English

  • How to Do OrthoK

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Orthokeratology or corneal reshaping has now been established as a safe and effective treatment for the treatment of myopic refractive error as well as having a...

    • Language: English

  • Fashion Optical Dispensing

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    While the primary role of optical dispensing is to translate the refraction to a physical set of eyewear, the patient is oftentimes more concerned with the 'loo...

    • Language: English

  • Connecting the Refraction with the Patient's Prescriptions

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Understanding the relationship between the refraction and the patient's Rx is vital for communicating visual situations with our patients/clients. Knowing how ...

    • Language: English

  • Compensated Powers (and Other Ophthalmic Conundrums)

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course explains the concepts of compensated power, chromatic aberration, anti-reflection, and industry standards- with a focus on clearing up common miscon...

    • Language: English

  • Cataract Surgery Comanagement for Opticians - Optical Solutions to Suboptimal Outcomes

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Cataract surgery provides excellent outcomes for the majority of patients. There are patients, however, with nagging visual complaints where intervention by the...

    • Language: English

  • Advanced Ophthalmic Optics

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Ophthalmic Optics encompasses geometric, applied, and physiological optics. Optical formulae play a vital role in understanding these lens arrays and their appl...

    • Language: English

  • ABO Basic Exam Review - Domain IV: INSTRUMENTATION

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This ABO Basic Exam Review course will cover Domain IV – Instrumentation; which comprises 16% of the ABO Basic Exam. Topics to be covered include – Use of Lens ...

    • Language: English

  • Surgical Advances in Glaucoma Therapy

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course will review the latest advances in glaucoma surgical therapy, including filtering surgery, laser surgery and other minimally invasive surgical optio...

    • Language: English

  • Retinal Findings With Systemic Disease

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course will cover common systemic conditions and their retinal findings. Attention will be paid to diagnosis and treatment as well as appropriate referrals...

    • Language: English

  • Ocular Pain Management

    September 25, 2020, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course will review current the understanding of ocular pain and inflammation. Topical and oral therapies of on and off-label medications will be reviewed f...

    • Language: English

  • Optical Boot Camp

    September 26, 2020, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Immersion for the individual new to ophthalmic practice. You will learn basic anatomy and function of the eye.

    • Language: English

  • Attracting Quality Staff in a Full Employment Market

    September 26, 2020, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Finding and keeping quality staff is always a mammoth task for the small business owner and today that task is more difficult in our full employment economy. Co...

    • Language: English

  • What Would You Do? **INTERACTIVE CL CASES**

    September 26, 2020, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This interactive, rapid-fire course will provide attendees with the opportunity to vote on management of a wide variety of anterior segment and contact lens rel...

    • Language: English

  • The Lean Machine: A Systematic Approach to an Efficient and Cost Effective Practice

    September 26, 2020, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    An optometry practice as a business model can be broken down into two components: serving patients and subsequent income generation. However, efficiency can dif...

    • Language: English

  • Red Eyes – It's Just Conjunctivitis or Is It?

    September 26, 2020, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The course is designed to provide the attendee with the information needed to properly diagnose and treat the numerous causes of red eyes seen in practice. Prac...

    • Language: English

  • CSI: Anterior Segment Case Files

    September 26, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Using case examples, lecturers will present common and not so common anterior segment disease states seen in clinical practice and ways we can improve our clini...

    • Language: English

  • Maximize Revenue and Profits with Vision Care Plans

    September 26, 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Accepting Vision Care Plans is a double-edged sword. On the one hand many patients have Vision Care Insurance and their business contributes to the overall heal...

    • Language: English

  • Eye Disease with Deadly Consequences

    September 26, 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Perhaps the most important eye conditions for anyone involved in eye care to be aware of are those with severe disease associations and possible deadly conseque...

    • Language: English

  • Oral Pharm for Anterior Segment Disease

    September 26, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This interactive course examines the use of oral pharmaceuticals in the treatment/management of a variety of anterior segment diseases. Topical areas include HS...

    • Language: English

  • Contact Lens Management of Keratoconus

    September 26, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Course description coming soon!

    • Language: English

  • Florida Jurisprudence

    September 26, 2020, 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course discusses the Florida optometry practice act with emphasis on legal standards of practice. In addition, a detailed discussion on the new oral pharma...

    • Language: English

  • Ophthalmic Merchandising

    September 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Merchandising involves the presentation of products and services to consumers- and can be used to educate patients AND make them more likely to follow product a...

    • Language: English

  • Creating Long Term Private Practice Success Through Real Estate

    September 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Becoming the owner of a practice is often viewed as one of the pinnacles of success for an optometrist, however that success can suddenly be derailed by a sudde...

    • Language: English

  • Contact Lens Management of Infants and Children

    September 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Many indications exist within the pediatric population that is best managed with contact lenses. This course will discuss those indications and some of the uniq...

    • Language: English

  • Breaking Current Practice Barriers

    September 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Today's patient has many choices to receive eyecare and eyewear. It is the role of every staff member to provide enhanced patient care to ensure the prospective...

    • Language: English

  • Urgency vs. Emergency

    September 26, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Description coming soon!

    • Language: English

  • Imaging Interpretation for Comprehensive Eye Care Professionals

    September 26, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The following interactive course will focus on OCT interpretation using clinical cases. It will provide an overview of interpretation and diagnostics in retina ...

    • Language: English

  • Blue Light

    September 26, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course describes the effects of blue light upon the body- with specific focus on the effects blue light has upon the structures of the eye. Furthermore, t...

    • Language: English

  • Contact Lens Care and Compliance

    September 26, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    The contact lens industry is ever evolving with advancements in contact lens designs, materials and care systems. This course will discuss soft and gas permeabl...

    • Language: English

  • Rules and Exceptions in Neuro Disease

    September 26, 2020, 1:45 PM - 3:45 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course will detail, in a case-based format, the symptoms and clinical findings in patients with a variety of neuro-ophthalmic conditions. A diagnostic algo...

    • Language: English

  • Neuro Grand Rounds

    September 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Description to come!

    • Language: English

  • Vendor Selection and Evaluation

    September 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    This course will help you understand how many frames you need based on your practice's demographics. You will learn how to select the companies you need to work...

    • Language: English

  • Mastering Prism

    September 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Prism can present unique challenges even for the seasoned optician. Mastering the art and science of prism is made easy using the Pure Optics approach of combi...

    • Language: English

  • Interactive Grand Rounds

    September 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    Critical to a clinicians practice is the ability to diagnose and manage unique and interesting presentations of typical ocular conditions, or to be able to diag...

    • Language: English

  • Demonstrating a Positive Attitude to Patients

    September 26, 2020, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Sands Convention Center - TBD

    We all know someone who is a clear-cut optimist or pessimist. • Your co-worker bounces into the office and cheerily announces her next great life plan • Your n...

    • Language: English