DOVS CORNEA ROUNDS – Bridging the Two Worlds – Challenging Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Cases

Date: Thursday June 30, 2022

Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Topic: Bridging the Two Worlds – Challenging Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Cases

Speaker: Dr. Judy Ku

Zoom Link – Register in advance for this webinar:

Learning Objectives:   

1. Challenges and Tips on Cataract Surgery Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma Patients

2. To Discuss the use of Collagen Cross-Linking in treatment of bleb leak

3. To share interesting cases with multiple pathologies. 

53rd Sally Letson Symposium

Registration for the 2022 Sally Letson Symposium Now Open! 

Join us for the 53rd Sally Letson Symposium chaired by Dr. Michael E Snyder, Cincinnati Eye Institute, and Dr. Mona Koaik (Co-chair), University of Ottawa Eye Institute.

This year’s topic is “Adopting Innovation: Staying Ahead Without Falling Behind”.

Learn from international speakers on topics on adapting innovation into practice in the field of ophthalmology. The program will include high-yield sessions on cataract and refractive surgery planning and techniques, subspecialty pearls and updates, and general eye care topics. 

Take advantage of our Early Bird rates and register today! Advanced registration before the meeting date is encouraged to avoid long wait times onsite. We look forward to seeing you September 8-10 in Ottawa.

Register Today

Preliminary Schedule, Accommodation and Travel Discount Information

Early Bird Deadline ends August 15

Telling It Like It Is Meeting

Drs. Robert Osher and Richard Lindstrom unite to bring you a comprehensive CME meeting
FEBRUARY 15-19, 2023
Location: Tampa Marriott Water Street Hotel

This meeting was established by Dr. Robert H. Osher a decade ago to deliver a candid style of teaching and learning on anything that cataract surgeons (and rising trainees) might find useful. To keep up with the educational needs of the attendees as their role in patient care continues to evolve, this meeting is about to enter phase two in 2023. Dr. Richard L. Lindstrom joins Dr. Osher as Program Director and the meeting is now titled “Telling It Like It Is” to more accurately indicate the program will cover all critically important areas for ophthalmologists.

To find out more and to register click the link below.

Canadian Eyecare Today Issue No. 1

The first issue of Canadian Eyecare Today for 2022 is now available for your reading pleasure. This publication examines issues and topics that are relevant to today’s clinician in the treatment and management of eye disease from a Canadian perspective.

To subscribe to this publication now, please click here.
Some of the content you will find in this issue THE EVOLVING ROLE OF OCT IN PATHOLOGIC MYOPIA
Carl Shen, MD Mark Seamone, MD  Mark Greve, MD

METHODS TO TREAT MYOPIA PROGRESSION IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
Michael J. Wan, MD

SPOT THE DIFFERENCES: CHALLENGES IN DETECTING GLAUCOMA IN THE MYOPIC PATIENT
Cindy M.L. Hutnik, MD, PhD, FRCSC and Michael T. Kryshtalskyj, MD
Kian M. Madjedi, MD, MPhil
Andrew C.S. Crichton, MD, FRCSC


CATARACT SURGERY IN THE MYOPE: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Joshua Teichman, MD, MPH, FRCSC

GLAUCOMA AND MYOPIA: RISK FACTORS, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, AND TREATMENT
Jing Wang, MD Please feel free to forward the publication link to your peers!

Hawaiian Eye 2023 – Retina

Hawaiian Eye is a meeting where everyone is motivated to look at new technologies and ideas together. The conference includes practice management topics to educate physicians, nurses and administrators in the room together to gain a shared viewpoint from the entire practice. There are interactive pro/con debates to create a fun and interesting format featuring point/counterpoint panel discussions with audience participation.

CPD Credits

Hawaiian Eye and Retina offer separate educational programs where comprehensive ophthalmologists can earn 32.5 CME credits, retina specialists can earn 25.5 CME credits, nurses/allied health professionals can earn 17.5 CNE/JCAHPO credits and administrators can earn 17.5 COE credits.

Access Details

For more information and to register, visit the event website.

The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – International Symposium on Wartime Ophthalmic Trauma: Part II

Date: June 11, 2022

Time: 11 AM – 1 PM EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME (US/CANADA)


REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
9 AM EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME
June 10, 2022


We invite you to join us for this event focusing on a variety of general topics that will be of value to a broad spectrum of providers, from front line first responders to first non-ophthalmic providers to ophthalmologists and subspecialists. Topics include: 
 

  1. Weapons of war and mechanisms of ocular injury
  2. Combat eye injuries
  3. The Blast Eye
  4. Damage Control Ophthalmology and Zones of Care in ocular trauma
  5. Initial evaluation and treatment of ocular injuries

To register, click the link below:

CONNECT THE DOTS – Webinar on Optimizing Diagnosis and Management of VKC

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An online group-learning activity on vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), focusing on diagnosis and management, with the goal of creating greater disease awareness to optimize care for children and adolescents suffering from VKC.

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Speaker: Dr. Asim Ali

Target audience:

This educational program has been designed to meet the educational needs of Canadian ophthalmologists involved in the clinical diagnosis and management of vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC).

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

Accreditation:

This program meets the accreditation criteria as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has been accredited by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University for up to 1 Section 1 credits/hours.

Register for the session that is the most convenient for you!

19:00 – 20:00 EST
16:00 – 17:00 PST
17:00 – 18:00 MST
20:00 – 21:00 AST

21:30 – 22:30 EST
18:30 – 19:30 PST
19:30 – 20:30 MST
22:30 – 23:30 AST

For further information or assistance with registration please contact the program organizers at [email protected]

This program has received an educational grant and in-kind support from Santen Inc.

CCOR Financial Talk in collaboration with MD Financial

Date: Sunday, May 29th

Time: 7:30pm – 9:00 pm ET

CCOR has partnered with MD Financial to put together a panel event that addresses all of the most highly requested topics including: common financial mistakes by residents/fellows, when/how to approach incorporation, job contracts/negotiation, and tax optimization for early career staff. 

Moderated by our CCOR President, Michael Nguyen. The speakers will be as follows:

These speakers all have experience working with ophthalmologists and will be making their talks relevant to our specialty. There will be references to the profile done by the CMA. There will be a question period at the end of the session.

If you are interested in attending and have any questions to submit prior to the session please fill out this google form with your email address where the Zoom link will be sent out prior to the event:

CCOR has provided an opportunity for MD Financial to address its membership. Any information, views or opinions expressed are solely those of the presenter and do not necessarily represent those of CCOR or the COS. As always, CCOR members are encouraged to explore other options which may be available to them.

DOVS CORNEA VIDEO LEARNING SERIES – The Altered Pupil: Fix It or Replace It 

Date: Thursday May 19, 2022 

Time: 7:30PM – 9:00 PM

Topic: The Altered Pupil: Fix It or Replace It.

Speaker: Dr. Bradon Ayres

Zoom Link – Register in advance for this webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar

Objectives: 

1. To understand the clinical indications of pupilloplasty

2. To appreciate the differing surgical techniques of pupilloplasty

3. To be able to apply basic principles of pupilloplasty