OGS/AAO Joint Symposium
Wednesday, November 7 | 8:00 AM 10:00 AM
The Joint symposium of the Optometric Glaucoma Society and American Academy of Optometry at the Academy’s annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, this year will provide some insights into a spectrum of topics from the etiology to management of glaucoma. The symposium will provide attendees with two hours of continuing education credits. The speakers include Dr. Arthur Sit, Mayo clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; Dr. Robert Feldman, University of Texas McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas; and Dr. Jay Katz, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Further details of the program will be posted on the Optometric Glaucoma Society website
Glaucoma Section Symposium: Overcoming Aggressive Glaucomas
Thursday, November 8 | 10:00 AM to Noon
Although Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is the most common cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, there are many more sinister forms of the disease which can result in rapid blindness and loss of function. This symposium will highlight those conditions and reinforce the necessity of accurate diagnosis and management by the primary care optometrist. Moderator: Richard Madonna, MA, OD, FAAO. Speakers: Michael Cymbor, OD, FAAO, Daniel Roberts, OD, PhD, FAAO, and Tammy Than, OD, FAAO.