Optometric Conference

Annual Optometric Conference

Annual Optometric Conference

Each Spring faculty at the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and 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.

The 20th Annual Optometric Conference

will be held on

Friday, May 25, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 4 PM

at the

Coralville Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

300 E. 9th St., Coralville, IA 52241

Sponsored by:

Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


Meeting Schedule 2018 | View PDF

7:30 – 8:00 AM  Registration and continental breakfast

8:00 AM  Opening Remarks

8:05 – 8:15 AM  Welcome - Keith D. Carter, MD

8:15 – 8:45 AM  Maximizing Patient Satisfaction: Aesthetic Oculoplastics for Your Patients - Audrey C. Ko, MD

8:45 – 9:15 AM  Diagnostic Dilemmas in Neuro-ophthalmology - Jane A. Bailey, MD

9:15 – 9:45 AM  Acanthamoeba Keratitis - Mark A. Greiner, MD

9:45 – 10:15 AM  Break

10:15 – 10:45 AM  Artificial Intelligence for Automated Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy in Primary Care – Michael D. Abramoff, MD, PhD

10:45 – 11:15 AM  Where have all the Zonules Gone? – A. Timothy Johnson, MD, PhD

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM  Update from the University of Iowa Institute for Vision Research – Edwin M. Stone, MD, PhD

12:00 – 1:00 PM  Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 PM  Detection and Management of Vitreomacular Traction Disorders – H. Culver Boldt, MD

1:30 – 2:00 PM  Melanoma Mimics and Atypical Nevi – Elaine M. Binkley, MD

2:00 – 2:30 PM  Advances in Glaucoma Genetics – John H. Fingert, MD, PhD

2:30 – 3:00 PM  OCT Angiography: Practical and Potential Applications – Ian C. Han, MD

3:00 – 3:30 PM  Management of Amblyopia – Scott A Larson, MD

3:30 PM  Adjourn


CONTINUING EDUCATION

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. 


Faculty - Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

 

 

H. Culver Boldt, MD, Professor

Marion and Frederick Fuerste, MD Professor of Ophthalmology

Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery & Service Director, Ocular Echography Service

Alison K. Bozung, OD, Assistant Professor

Comprehensive & Cornea and External Diseases

Keith D. Carter, MD, Professor

Chairman and Head, Department of Ophthalmology

Lillian C. O’Brien and Dr. C. S. O’Brien Chair in Ophthalmology

Oculoplastics, Orbital & Reconstructive Surgery, Oncology and Otolaryngology

John H. Fingert, MD, PhD, Professor

Hadley-Carver Chair in Glaucoma

Mark A. Greiner, MD, Assistant Professor

Cornea and External Diseases

Ian C. Han, MD, Assistant Professor

Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery

Vera M. Howe, OD, Assistant Professor

Contact Lens and Primary Eye Care

A. Timothy Johnson, MD, PhD, Professor

Service Director, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Brian R. Kirschling, OD, Assistant Professor

Contact lens and Primary Eye Care & VA

Audrey C.  Ko, MD, Assistant Professor

Oculoplastics, Orbital & Reconstructive Surgery, Oncology and Otolaryngology

Scott A. Larson, MD, Associate Professor

William E. Scott Educational Professor in Pediatric Ophthalmology

Khadija S. Shahid, OD, Assistant Professor

Vision Rehabilitation and Primary Eye Care

Christine W. Sindt, OD, Professor

Service Director, Contact Lenses

Edwin M. Stone, MD, PhD, Professor

Seamans-Hauser Chair in Molecular Ophthalmology

Director, University of Iowa Institute for Vision Research

Mark E. Wilkinson, OD, Professor

Service Director, Vision Rehabilitation


GENERAL INFORMATION

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. 

Intended 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 $140.00 for registration made prior to May 1, 2018.  After that date, the cost will be $160.00.  Refunds will be given through May 20, 2018.  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.


For additional information contact:

Mark Wilkinson, OD, FAAO, mark-wilkinson@uiowa.edu

Phone Number: (319) 356-8301

  • Michael D. Abramoff, MD, PhD, Professor
  • Robert C Watzke, MD Professor of Retina Research
  • Jane A. Bailey, MD, Fellow
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Elaine M. Binkley, MD, Fellow
  • Retina Clinical and Molecular Research