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Countdown to the Optometry Times inaugural EyeCon meeting 2021

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Save the dates for this virtual interactive conference featuring top US optometrists

The Optometry Times® Inaugural EyeCon 2021 virtual interactive conference featuring renowned investigators is slated for December 10-11, 2021, and registration is now open. The sessions will run from 8:30 am to 3:55 pm on both days.

Don’t miss this opportunity to access information on the latest insights and advancements in a variety of optometric topics and get CME credits at the same time!

The optometric arena is expanding with the advances in diagnostic tools and treatment choices that are giving 46,000 US optometrists access to a growing armamentarium of medications and state-of-the-art diagnostic technologies.

Conference details

This inaugural conference, chaired by Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO, dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, and A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO, a diabetes eye care specialist in Tacoma, WA, will give optometrists access to top optometry experts who will share clinical insight and advances in eye care with conference participants interested in updating their diagnostic, monitoring, and disease management skills.

Over the 2-day event, the topics covered will include using artificial intelligence to identify and stage ocular diseases; optimizing optical coherence tomography, and other imaging technologies; the latest strategies for managing glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetes, and ocular surface disease; contact lens innovations, myopia control, emerging pharmacologic therapies for presbyopia, advice on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in your optometry practice; and a preview of anticipated eyecare advances in the upcoming year.

Upon completion of the conference, the participants will be able to recommend diagnostic approaches to identify early presentations of common and rare ocular diseases, apply recent guidelines and other evidence to use for diagnosing and managing patients with ocular conditions, and demonstrate the ability to use emerging clinical trial data to optimize patient treatment in the optometry setting.

Don’t miss this opportunity! Use this link for more information on the conference agenda, faculty, and registration: https://event.gotoper.com/event/dba501f2-a77d-41ee-a84c-a54eef55d13c?_ga=2.23379000.321583691.1633620358-112871981.1624995931

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