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Current Concepts in Eye Care

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

$99.00
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Continuing education for optometrists presented by the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and UW Health Eye Clinics. Presentations will be held at the Health Sciences Learning Center adjacent to University Hospital in Madison. Complimentary dinner/reception will follow.

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Program Schedule // Saturday September 9, 2017

8:15 – 8:45 AM  BREAKFAST

8:45 – 9:00 Introduction and Welcome // Michele Martin, OD and Amy Walker, OD

9:00 – 9:40 Management and Treatment of Choroidal Nevus // Michael Altaweel, MD

9:40 – 10:00 Divergence Insufficiency in Adults // Michael Struck, MD

10:00 – 10:20 Persistent Epiphora after Tear Duct Surgery // Cat Burkat, MD, FACS

10:20 – 10:40 Inherited Retinal Degenerations // Kimberly Stepien, MD

10:40 – 11:00 Pediatric Glaucoma: Cases and Diagnostic Pearls // Yasmin Bradfield, MD

11:00 – 11:20 BREAK

11:20 – 11:40 Everyday Sclerals // Amy Walker, OD, MBA

11:40 -12:00 Ocular Surface Reconstruction: Techniques for Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation // Neal Barney, MD

12:00 – 12:20 Special Considerations in Cataract Surgery: How the Cornea Can Affect Outcomes // Patricia Sabb, MD

12:20 – 1:20 LUNCH

1:20 – 1:40 Clinical Pearls on Low Vision Care // Sanbrita Mondal, OD

1:40 – 2:10 Pathologic Myopia and Complications // Jonathan Chang, MD

2:10 – 2:30 Peripheral Hyperopic Defocus and Its Influence on Myopic Progression in Children // Terri Young, MD and Nayan Patel, OD

2:30 -2:50 BREAK

2:50 – 3:10 ORBITAL TUMORS //  Mark Lucarelli, MD, FACS

3:10 – 3:40 Surgical Decisions in Glaucoma: A Changing Landscape // Anna Momont, MD

3:40 – 3:50 CONCLUSION // Michele Martin, OD and Amy Walker, OD

4:30 – Dinner and Beer Tasting at Vintage Brewing Company

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