2018 MAOO Speakers

Friday, October 26

Speaker: Anthony Litwak, O.D.

2 Credits… Clinical Pearls of OCT Interpretation in Glaucoma

Spectral domain OCT is an amazing new technology that can assist in the management of glaucoma. The process of comparing your patients OCT scan to a normal data base is detailed. Interpretation of the OCT printout is more complex than simply Green is Normal and Red is Abnormal. This course will review clinical pearls to accurately interpret Cirrus OCT data to provide better glaucoma patient care.

2 Hours
8 am – 10 am
COPE #51427-GL

2 Credits… 30 Years of Clinical Challenges

Spectral domain OCT is an amazing new technology that can assist in the management of glaucoma. The process of comparing your patients OCT scan to a normal data base is detailed. Interpretation of the OCT printout is more complex than simply Green is Normal and Red is Abnormal. This course will review clinical pearls to accurately interpret Cirrus OCT data to provide better glaucoma patient care.

2 Hours
10 am – 12 am
COPE #51428-SD

Speaker: Eric Schmidt, O.D.

2 Credits… Not So Fast – Some Cases May Fool You

This course will feature case presentations with seemingly innocuous presentations that turn out to be complicated entities. Detailed differential diagnosis schemes will be presented for each case and potential therapy paradigms will be outlined. Each case will be followed to its end so that the attendee will be able to completely work through the presentation from its start to completion. Potential pitfalls of improper diagnosis and therapy will be discussed. Discussions of proper treatment options and proper ancillary testing procedures will occur.

2 Hours
1 pm- 3 pm
COPE #52446-PD

1 Credit… Cataracts 2020 The Optometrists Role in Pre-and Post-Op Care In The Era Of Specialty Lenses

The use of Premium IOLs in cataract surgery is becoming more prevalent. Optometrists should play an important role in choosing IOLs and in insuring the best outcome from this surgery. This course will discuss how to choose the right implant for your patient and how to insure excellent outcomes by managing ocular surface disease prior to surgery

1 Hour
3 pm- 4 pm
COPE #52392-PO

1 Credit… Iritis, Iritis, Iritis

Iritis is a common ocular condition that can have serious complications. This course will delineate the various presentations of iritis and its differential diagnosis. Treatment options will be presented and strategies on tapering therapy will be discussed. When and what type of laboratory testing should be employed will be detailed as well as the management of side effects of therapy and complicated cases.

1 Hour
4 pm- 5 pm
COPE #52373-AS

Saturday, October 27

Speaker: John McGreal, O.D.

2 Credits… Navigating Payment Reform in MIPS
This class will review CMS changes to Medicare Physician payments. It will outline profound changes to the quality program, introduce advancing care information, and help attendees develop individualized plans for participation.

2 Hours
8 am -10 am
COPE #51996-PM

2 Credits… The Latest Trends in Contemporary Medicine
This class with review all the latest treatment paradigms used in medicine for the treatment of systemic diseases. It covers many different specialties including cardiovascular, endocrinediabetes, womens healthcare, neurologypsychiatry, and others. Medicine updates are critical for eyecare providers to remain contemporary.

2 Hour
10 am -12 am
COPE #48111-SD

2 Credits… New Ideas in Glaucoma Management
This class will review the latest diagnostic and therapeutic breakthroughs in glaucoma. Emphasis will be on new and emerging drugs, drug delivery systems and MIGS devices.

1 Hour
1 pm – 3 pm
COPE #56162-GL

Speaker: Valerie Kattouf, O.D.

1 Credit… Optometric Evaluation Concussion Patients
A review of the pathophysiology of concussion, the incidence and effect in todays population. The visual findings in concussion patients will be reviewed. The necessary optometric testing to diagnose the binocular vision, accommodative and ocular motor findings in concussion patients is presented to the practitioner in an organized and practical fashion. Protocol for the optometric practitioner to guide the concussion patient to return to ply and return to learn will be reviewed.

1 Hour
3
pm – 4 pm
COPE #52492-FV

1  CreditOptometric Responsibility to the Learning Disabled Child
Child Parents and teachers look to optometrists to assist them in diagnosing and treating the vision problems that contribute to reading and learning disabilities. This course will present a variety of learning issues that present to the primary care optometrist. The necessary exam sequence will be reviewed along with a variety of optometric treatment options. The role of the optometrist and outside professionals to work as a team in addressing a childs learning disability will be established.

1 Hour
4
pm – 5 pm
COPE #57473-FV

Sunday, October 28

Speaker: Jeffry Gerson, O.D.

2 Credits… Retinal Findings with Systemic Disease
In order to best care for patients, we must be aware of systemic affects on the eyes. This course will discuss systemic diseases that affect the retina. Not only will we discuss the retinal findings, but the systemic implications and appropriate treatments or referrals.

2 Hours
8 am – 10 am
COPE #51988-SD

1 Credit… Retinal Disease What the Periphery Holds
To discuss the importance of the peripheral retina, beyond just pathology thought of as specifically only outside the posterior pole. In particular, diabetes and macular degeneration will be discuss, along with retinal detachments and retinal breaks.

1 Hour
10 am – 11 am
COPE #49061-PS

1 Credit… AMD Contemporary Thinking in Diagnostics and Management
 As AMD becomes a bigger problem in the general patient population, it becomes more important to detect it earlier and treat it appropriately. This course will discuss what ODs can do to help with risk education, prevention, early detection and treatment.

1 Hour
11 am-12 noon
COPE #49100-PS