Wednesday, Nov. 7

Thursday, Nov. 8

Friday, Nov. 9

Saturday, Nov. 10

(GL-01) OGS/AAO Joint Symposium
8:00 AM 10:00 AM
Arthur Sit, Robert Feldman, Jay Katz

(GL-02) Cases and Controversies in Glaucoma
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Murray Fingeret

(GL-03) Maximizing Glaucoma Diagnostic Technologies
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joseph Sowka, Greg Caldwell, Jessica Steen
(GL-04) Rapid Fire: The Glaucoma Compass: Using Evidence Based Studies to Navigate Decision Making
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Agustin Gonzalez, Austin Lifferth, Andrew Rixon, Brian Mahoney

(GL-05) Glaucoma Suspect: When to Diagnose and When to Treat
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Austin Lifferth, Michael Cymbor

(GL-06) Lifestyle Modification for Prevention & Management of Glaucoma
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Ryan Bulson
(GL-07) Clinical Trials on the Management of the Angle Closure Spectrum
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Andrew Mick

(GL-08) Rapid Fire: Understanding IOP, Perfusion Pressure, and Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure in Glaucoma

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Andrew John Rizon, Austin Lifferth, Sarah MacIver, Denise Pensyl,  

(GL-09) Rapid Fire: MIGS: A Modern Solution to a Complex Problem

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sarah Dougherty, Anthony DeWilde, Brett Bence, Lisa Young,  

(GL-10) Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Glaucoma Referrals
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Michael Cymbor
(GL-11) Glaucoma: A Disease of the Macula?
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Derek Ross MacDonald

(GL-12) 50 Glaucoma Facts: An Evidence Based Overview for the Primary Care Practioner
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Edward Chu, David Hicks

(GL-13) 5 Ways to Bring Ocular Comfort to Your Glaucoma Patients
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Milton Hom

(GL-14) Rapid Fire: Combining Technology and Direct Observation  in Glaucomatous Disc Assessment
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Brian Mahoney, Peter Lalle, Rigoberto Arteaga, Jennifer Turano, 


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.