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Each Spring faculty at the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences present a full-day conference for optometric practitioners. This conference will provide
the optometric practitioner with information that will assist him/her with
diagnostic dilemmas and patient questions that are encountered daily.
This activity will also provide information about current and expected diagnostic
and treatment options for a variety of eye diseases. Finally, this
activity will provide the optometric practitioner with what is felt to be the
standard of ophthalmic care in Iowa.
Friday, May 20, 20167:30 AM – 4:00 PMMarriott Hotel and Conference Center300 East 9th Street, Coralville, IASponsored by: Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineDepartment of Ophthalmology and Visual SciencesUniversity of IowaKeith D. Carter, MDLillian C. O’Brien and Dr. C. S. O’Brien Chair in OphthalmologyProfessor and Department HeadIntended Audience and Purpose: This conference will provide the optometric practitioner with information that will assist him/her with diagnostic dilemmas and patient questions that are encountered daily. This activity will also provide information about current and expected diagnostic and treatment options for a variety of eye diseases. Finally, this activity will provide the optometric practitioner with what is felt to be the standard of ophthalmic care in Iowa.Registration Fee: The cost of this continuing education conference is $130.00 for registration made prior to April 15, 2016. After that date, the cost will be $150.00. Refunds will be given through May 13, 2016. This fee includes instruction, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, parking and continuing education credit. Please make checks payable to the Department of Ophthalmology, and send them to Mark E Wilkinson, OD, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242-1091.
7:30 – 8:00 AM Registration and continental breakfast 8:00 AM Opening Remarks8:05 – 8:15 Welcome - Keith D. Carter, MD8:15 – 8:45 The Nuts and Bolts of Eyelid Lesions – Keith D. Carter, MD8:45 – 9:15 Neuro-ophthalmology Emergencies – Matthew J. Thurtell, MBBS, MSc9:15 – 9:45 Management of Dry Eye – Vera M. Howe, OD 9:45 – 10:15 Long-term Management and Outcomes of Boston Keratoprosthesis Patients - Kenneth M. Goins, MD10:15 – 10:45 Break 10:45 – 11:15 Results of the Phase 3 RPE65 Gene Therapy Trial to Treat LCA – Stephen R. Russell, MD11:15 – 11:45 New Options for the Surgical Treatment of Glaucoma – Daniel I. Bettis, MD11:45 – 12:15 Innovations in Cataract surgery – Michael D. Griess, MD 12:15 – 1:15 PM Lunch 1:15 – 2:00 Generation of Clinical Grade Gene and Cell Based Therapeutics – Budd A. Tucker, PhD2:00 – 2:30 Management of Adult Strabismus – Alina V. Dumitrescu, MD2:30 – 3:00 In Sickness and in Health: The Choroid in Aging and Age-related Macular Degeneration - Robert F. Mullins, PhD3:00 – 3:30 Control of Myopia Progression – Pavlina S. Kemp, MD3:30 PM Adjourn
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual SciencesDaniel I. Bettis, MD, Assistant ProfessorGlaucomaKeith D. Carter, MD, ProfessorChairman and Head, Department of OphthalmologyLillian C. O’Brien and Dr. C. S. O’Brien Chair in OphthalmologyOculoplastics, Orbital & Reconstructive Surgery, Oncology and OtolaryngologyAlina V. Dumitrescu, MD, Assistant Professor Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, PediatricsKenneth M. Goins, MD, ProfessorCorneal and External DiseasesMichael D. Griess, MD, Assistant ProfessorComprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract SurgeryVera M. Howe, OD, Assistant ProfessorContact Lens and Primary Eye CarePavlina S. Kemp, MD, Assistant ProfessorPediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, PediatricsBrian R. Kirschling, OD, Assistant ProfessorUICMS Iowa River Crossing - RiversideTressa L. Larson, OD, Assistant ProfessorContact Lens and Primary Eye CareRobert F. Mullins, PhD, ProfessorMartin and Ruth Carver Chair in Ocular Cell BiologyMolecular Physiology and BiophysicsStephen R. Russell, MD, Professor Dina J. Schrage Professor of Macular Degeneration ResearchService Director, Vitreoretinal Diseases and SurgeryKhadija S. Shahid, OD, Assistant ProfessorVision Rehabilitation and Primary Eye CareChristine W. Sindt, OD, Associate ProfessorService Director, Contact LensesMatthew J. Thurtell, MBBS, MSc, Assistant ProfessorNeuro Ophthalmology and NeurologyBudd A. Tucker PhD, Associate ProfessorStephen A. Wynn Professor in Regenerative OphthalmologyDirector, Stem Cell Laboratory Mark E. Wilkinson, OD, ProfessorService Director, Vision Rehabilitation
Credit: The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 hours of optometric continuing education. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.Content: Determination of educational content for this educational activity and the selection of speakers/facilitators are responsibilities of the activity director. No commercial firms had any input in these areas nor did they provide any financial support for this meeting. Disclosure Policy: Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Mark E. Wilkinson, OD, Department of Ophthalmology, in advance at 319-356-8301 or at email@example.com. The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319-335-0705. REGISTRATION FORMFor additional information, call 319-356-8301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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