Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

  • Annual Optometric Conference


    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.

    19th Annual Optometric Conference

    Friday, May 19, 2017
    7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

    Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
    300 East 9th Street, Coralville, IA
    Additional information will be posted here in early Spring, 2017



    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 mark-wilkinson@uiowa.edu.

    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.

    For additional information, call 319-356-8301 or email mark-wilkinson@uiowa.edu