Education Highlights


Clinical Highlights

LEARN EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR CLINICAL PATIENT CARE
International Vision Expo brings together the most talented experts from all areas of clinical care to provide you with extensive and cutting-edge education in ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lenses, therapeutics and so much more. Plus, you’ll learn how to accurately bill and code these services to increase your profitability.

Ocular Wellness Program = 3 Hours NEW

Supported by: Alcon

Learn the preventive care wellness model utilizing the latest evidence-based medicine and clinical guidelines to provide comprehensive primary care. This program will educate you and your staff on quality of life and preventive medicine and present the products and services that will enhance a healthy long term ocular state for your patients.

Thursday, March 19

10L4 – Session #1 TBD  = 2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: TBD
10L5 – Session #2 TBD  =1 (4:15pm – 5:15pm)
Speaker: TBD

Global Contact Lens Forum = 6 Hours FREE

Supported by: Alcon Allergan

Endorsed by: BCLA

Media Partners: Contact Lens Spectrum

The Global Contact Lens Forum is a platform that combines the latest scientific content with critical business strategies related to contact lenses. Covering topics from profitability, disease and technology, as well as forecasting the future of contact lenses for you and your patients.

Thursday, March 19

10L1 - State of the Contact Lens Industry in 2015 = 1 (7:00am – 8:00am) 
Introduction: Louise Sclafani, OD; Speakers: Robert Davis, OD; Clarke Newman, OD; Scot Morris, OD
10L0 – Contact Lens Challenges – Evaluation and Management Strategies = 2 (9:00am – 11:00am)
Speaker: Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO, FCLSA
10L2 - Contact Lenses in a Primary Eye Care Practice - A Survival Guide Q&A Debate = 2 (9:00am – 11:00am)
Moderator: Barry Eiden, OD; Panelists: Scot Morris, OD; Robert Davis, OD; Louise Sclafani, OD; Clarke Newman, OD
10L3 - A Practical Guide to Contact Lens Practice = 1 (11:15am – 12:15am)
Speaker: Clarke Newman, OD; Scot Morris, OD

Spotlight Series – 4 Hours NEW

Supported by: Eyefinity

Media Partners: Eyecare Business

Maximize your schedule with early morning and lunchtime sessions covering some of the most compelling and relevant topics. The Spotlight Series includes very unique keynote presentations, led by visionaries inside and outside of the optical industry.

Friday, March 20

20C1 - More Than Meets the Eye — The Evolution in Eyecare, Retail and Customer Service =1 (1:30pm – 2:30pm)
Speaker: Paco Underhill, Author, Retail Market Researcher

Saturday, March 21

30B1 - The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center Presents — Memorable Customer Service =2 (12:00pm – 2:30pm) - Supported by Eyefinity
Speaker: Joseph Quitoni, Consultant, The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center
30C1 – AOA Healthcare Reform Update: Rethinking Eye Health & Vision Care =1 (1:30pm – 2:30pm)
Speaker: Deanna Alexander, OD; Stephen Montaquila, OD
In Collaboration with the American Optometric Association

Retail Track = 6 Hours NEW

Media Partners: 20/20 Magazine

In collaboration with the Accessories Council, the new retail track is designed to provide you with retail strategies from outside the optical industry that you can't get at any other education program. Gain knowledge from thought leaders that are not only dialed into data and information designed to better understand today's consumer, they are the drivers behind some of the most successful retail think tanks and initiatives.  

Friday, March 20

22B2 - 10 Things You Can Do Today to Wow Tomorrow =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Frances Cole Johns, Author: “How to Wow”
23B2 - Inside the Mind of Today’s Changing Consumer =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Carolyn Cohen, NPD Group
24B2 - Navigating New Technology — Real-Life Implementation and Implications =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: David Jacoby, LLC, Cullhane Meadows, PLLC
25B2 - Trends — Fads — Reality: What’s Next? =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Syl Tang, CEO & Founder, HipGuide, Inc.
26B2 - The Scoop — What’s Going On in Retail That You Can’t Afford to Miss Out On! =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Karen Giberson, President, The Accessories Council
27B2 - The Art of Customer Service and the Science of Hitting Your Numbers! =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Pete Kranick, Creator, Chief Marketing Officers Club (CMO Club)

Wearable Technology Track = 5 Hours NEW

Media Partners: Vision Monday

Experts say that wearable technology, such as Google Glass, augmented reality goggles, and performance tracking eyewear and goggles will become the iconic gadgets in the foreseeable future. Discover and experience the next generation of products relevant to you and your patients and learn about opportunities and challenges associated with this exciting category.

Saturday, March 21

31O3 - The Glass Class =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Kevin Wheat, OD
32O3 - The Future of Digital Vision and Wearable Technology =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Tom Moore; Brad Main
33O3 - Technology within the Blink of an Eye =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: David Currier
34O3 - Eye²: What You Need to Know About Eyewear and Eyecare’s Pivotal New Role in Wearable Technology =1 (2:45pm – 3:45pm)
Speaker: Andrew Karp, Lenses and Technology Editor for the Jobson Optical Group and Editor of Vision Monday’s Eye²
35O3 - The Digital Generation — Wired and Blurry! = 1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: TBD

Hands on Workshops = 9 Hours

Watch. Learn. Do.
Hands-on is the most immersive way to learn. These newly offered workshops are specifically designed to allow you to touch and see while you learn about state of the art products and procedures.

Thursday, March 19

11O2 - Progressive Lens Design Selection =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Gregor Owen, NNAO, AABOC, NCLEC

Friday, March 20

20C3 - Amniotic Membrane Workshop =1 (1:30pm – 2:30pm)
Speaker: Douglas Devries, OD; Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO

Saturday, March 21

32O1 - Boot Camp Workshop Frame Adjusting & Repair =2 (9:45am – 11:45am) - Not for credit
Speaker: Alex Yoho, ABOM

Sunday, March 22

42O2 - Boot Camp Workshop Spectacle Measurements =2 (8:30am – 10:30am) - Not for credit
Speaker: Alex Yoho, ABOM
45O1 - Boot Camp Workshop Basic Lensometry =2 (1:45pm – 3:45pm) - Not for credit
Speaker: Alex Yoho, ABOM

Crowd Sourced Learning = 21 Hours NEW

Media Partners: Invision Magazine

The student becomes the master in these crowd steered courses. Using your personal mobile device or audience response system (ARS) technology , engage in this enhanced learning format by answering polling questions, suggesting speaker topics and honing in on information you really want to learn.

Thursday, March 19

11B4 - The Future of Optometry = 2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Moderator: Christine Chan, OD; Panelists: Richard Soden, OD, FAAO, CPC; Jack Schaeffer, OD; Susy Yu, OD, MBA, FAAO; Mark Jacquot, OD
12C3 - Headaches and Pupils and Nerves! Oh My! =1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Natalie Townsend, OD, FAAO
13C1 - Do You Want Steroids with THAT? =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO

Friday, March 20

22C1 - ODs on Facebook : Clinical Tales from the Trenches = 1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO; Alan Glazier, OD
23B1 - Waging War on Warby =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Alan Glazier, OD
24B5 - Solving the Marketing Mystery =1 (11:00pm – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Scot Morris, OD
25B3 - Marketing Lessons from Google =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Maile Ohye, Google; Adam Ziegler, Content Partnerships
25C5 - Innovations in Cataract Surgery =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Marc Bloomenstein, OD
26C7 - Anterior Segment and Contact Lenses =1(5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Louise Sclafani, OD; Marc Bloomenstein, OD

Saturday, March 21

31B1 - You’ve Already Got the Practice Building Ideas —Learn How to Get Them Done! =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Gary Gerber, OD
31O1 - The Latest Trends in Freeform Lenses =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Edward De Gennaro, MEd, ABOM
32B3 - Your Critical Role in the Contemporary Optometric Practice =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Valerie Manso
33B2 - Creating a Culture of Excellence =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Dave Ziegler, OD
34B6 - Generation Y: Know Your Patients =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Valerie Manso

Sunday, March 22

41B1 - Building a Results-Orientated Team =1 (7:15am – 8:15am)
Speaker: Rebecca Johnson
44B3 - Anatomy of a Successful Optical Business =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Laurie Pierce, LDO, FNAO, ABOM

Power 10 = 14 Hours NEW

Complete the cycle of productivity and profitability with these courses. Learn how to turn your newly-acquired clinical skills into ready-to-implement improvements at your practice. Get paid for what you do and increase your profitability through more accurate billing and coding.

Thursday, March 19

11C2 - Building a Glaucoma Specialty within Your Practice =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Ben Gaddie, OD; John Rumpakis, OD
12C4 - Red Eye Round-Up =1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Paul Ajamian, OD; Daryl Mann, OD

Friday, March 20

20C3 - Amniotic Membrane Workshop =1 (1:30pm – 2:30pm)
Speaker: Douglas Devries, OD; Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO
21C3 - Diagnosis and Management of TBI-Related Vision Problems =1 (7:15am – 8:15am)
Speaker: Andrew Morgenstern, OD
22C3 - A Common Sense Approach to Medical Billing and Coding: Keep Your Eye on the Ball =3 (8:30am – 11:30am)
Speaker: Charles Stuckey, OD; Steven Eiss, OD
24C4 - Growing Your Practice with VEP Testing and Automated Pupillography =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Craig Thomas, OD
24C5 - In-Office Electrodiagnostics — What Can It Do for You =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: William Jones, OD
25C2 - Glaucoma Pearls and Grand Rounds =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Moderator: Murray Fingeret, OD; Panelists: Joseph Sowka, OD; Richard Madonna, OD

Saturday, March 21

33C3 - Understanding and Interpreting OCT =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO

Sunday, March 22

41C1 - Sports Vision Grand Rounds =1 (7:15am – 8:15am)
Speaker: Graham Erickson, OD; Fred Edmunds, OD

Business Solutions = 101 Hours

This series is a must for anyone in management. Stay ahead of the competition and lead your business with newly learned practice management trends. Gain marketshare and leverage all opportunities for growth by implementing and utilizing best practices in: retail, processes, technology, efficiency, management tactics, marketing, patient service and staffing.

Thursday, March 19

11B1 - Preparing your practice for the future: EHR Incentive Audits, ICD-10, and Quality Reporting =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Jay Henry, OD; Philip Gross, OD
11B2 - How to Make Plano Sunwear Work in an Online Age =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Barry Santini, ABOM
11B3 - The Consumer Connection =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Mark Wright, OD; Jay Binkowitz
11B4 - The Future of Optometry =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Moderator: Christine Chan, OD; Panelists: Richard Soden, OD, FAAO, CPC; Jack Schaeffer, OD; Susy Yu, OD, MBA, FAAO; Mark Jacquot, OD
12B1 - Yelp Help - Managing Your Online Reputation =1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Alan Glazier, OD
12B2 - The Power and Politics of the PD =1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Barry Santini, ABOM
12B3 - Reduce Your Spectacle Lens Bill & Implement Lens Bundling =1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Jay Binkowitz
13B1 - Front Office Scheduling Strategies =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Moderator: Jay Henry, OD
13B2 - A Guide to Communication in the Optical Dispensary =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Gregor Owen, FNAO, ABOC, NCLEC
13B3 - 'Must Have'  Eyewear Fashion Trends for 2015 =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Joy Gibb, ABOC

Friday, March 20

21B1 - Presenting fees and prices so the patient recognizes the worth of the expense = 1 (7:15am – 8:15am)
Speaker: Mark Wright, OD
22B1 - Sell Is Not a Four Letter Word =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Joy Gibb, ABOC
22B2 - 10 Things You Can Do Today to Wow Tomorrow =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Frances Cole Johns, Author: “How to Wow”
22B3 - Tracking Practice Performance =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Gary Gerber, OD
22B4 - Profiting with Vision Care Plans =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Jay Binkowitz
22B5 - Cracking The Code: Clinical Case Management & Medical Record Compliance, Part 1 =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: John Rumpakis, OD
22B6 - 6 Key Steps to Having a Successful Retail Business =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Corinne McCormack
23B1 - Waging War on Warby =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Alan Glazier, OD
23B2 - Inside the Mind of Today's Changing Consumer =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Carolyn Cohen, NPD Group
23B3 - Top 10 Practice Management Mistakes & How to Fix Them =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Mark Wright, OD
23B4 - The Mathematics of Frame Board Management & Collection Driven Merchandising =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Jay Binkowitz
23B5 - Build Your Patient Base One Person at a Time =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: David Friedfeld
23B6 - Capture More Patients Through Engaging Communication =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Mark Hinton
24B1 - Increasing Your Average Sale =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Joy Gibb, ABOC
24B2 - Navigating New Technology - Real Life Implementation and Implications =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: David Jacoby, LLC, Cullhane Meadows, PLLC
24B3 - Sunwear Frame Buyer =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Rebecca Johnson
24B4 - How to Create a Professional Development Program for Your Staff =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Bill Russ
24B5 - Solving the Marketing Mystery =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Scot Morris, OD
24B6 - Connect First Then Validate Using Social Proof! =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Mark Hinton
25B1 - Meaningful Use - Stage 1 and 2: Your Survival Guide =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Philip Gross, OD; Jay Henry, OD
25B2 - Trends- Fads- Reality: What's Next? =1 (2:45pm – 3:45pm)
Speaker: Syl Tang, CEO & Founder, HipGuide, Inc.
25B3 - Marketing Lessons from Google =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Maile Ohye, Google; Adam Ziegler, Content Partnerships
25B4 - Vendor Selection, Evaluation and Inventory Planning =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Sherrie Rogerson
25B5 - Cracking The Code: Clinical Case Management & Medical Record Compliance, Part 2 =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: John Rumpakis, OD
25B6 - Enhancing Profit and Productivity =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Scot Morris, OD
26B1 - Confessions of a Practice Management Consultant: The 5 things practices do that cost them thousands! =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Gary Gerber, OD
26B2 - The Scoop - What's Going On in Retail that You Can't Afford to Miss Out on! =1 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)
Speaker: Karen Giberson, President, The Accessories Council
26B3 - Conflicts ? Avoiding Them, Resolving Them =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Joy Gibb, ABOC
26B4 - Don’t Think Big. Think HUGE!!! =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Mark Hinton
26B5 - Drive Growth with Effective Marketing and Merchandising =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Bill Russ
26B6 - Calculating Your Added Value in the Age of Online Dispensing =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Barry Santini, ABOM
27B2 - The Art of Customer Service and the Science of Hitting Your Numbers! =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Pete Kranick, Creator, Chief Marketing Officers Club (CMO Club)

Saturday, March 21

30B1 - Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center Presents - Memorable Customer Service =2 (12:00pm – 2:30pm)
Speaker: Joseph Quitoni, Consultant, The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center
31B1 - You've already got the practice building ideas - learn how to get them done!  =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Gary Gerber, OD
31B2 - Why they need more than one pair =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Valerie Manso
31B3 - The Flip Point - Learning to Extract the Maximum Value from Discontinued Eyewear =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Barry Santini, ABOM
31B4 -
Sunsense: Keys to Implementing a Robust Sunglass Strategy! =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Mark Hinton
31B5 - Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way: Future Business Trends Happening Now =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: David Friedfeld
31B6 - Six Fundamentals of Practice Success =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Michael Rothschild
32B1 - Preparing for ICD-10 - From Coding to Record Keeping =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Richard Soden, OD, FAAO, CPC
32B2 - Lessons from Silicon Valley =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Moderator: Christine Chan, OD; Panelists: Adam Ziegler Content Partnerships; Darnell Holloway, Yelp; Maile Ohye, Google; Alex Shih, Twitter
32B3 - Your Critical Role in the Contemporary Optometric Practice =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Valerie Manso
32B4 - Visual Merchandising Problems & Solutions =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Moderator: Stephanie De Long; Panelists: Eric Feigenbaum; Travis Reed, MBA
32B5 - Implement Disney Management into your Practice =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Peter Shaw-McMinn, OD
32B6 - Mastering the Art of Utilizing Scribes, Cross Training and Delegation =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Neil Gailmard, OD
33B1 - Advanced Medical Coding =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Richard Soden, OD, FAAO, CPC
33B2 - Creating a Culture of Excellence =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Dave Ziegler, OD
33B3 - Insurance Verification and Filing =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Sharon Carter
33B4 - The Big Picture...Eyewear in the Year 2020 =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Moderator: Stephanie De Long; Panelists: David Duralde; David Friedfeld; Mike Hundert; Corinne McCormack
33B6 - Maximizing Practice Success Through Optical Dispensing =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Neil Gailmard, OD
34B1 - Practice Growth Strategies =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Gary Gerber, OD
34B2 - Reducing Redo's =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Michael Della Pesca, ABOM
34B3 - Creating An Employee Handbook =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Joy Gibb, ABOC
34B4 - Inventory Management Made Easy =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Mark Johnson, LDO, ABO, NCLE
34B5 - What's Your Brand =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Barry Santini, ABOM
34B6 - Generation Y: Know Your Patients =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Valerie Manso

Sunday, March 22

41B1 - Building a Results-Orientated Team  =1 (7:15am – 8:15am)
Speaker: Rebecca Johnson
42B3 - Patient Satisfaction vs. Patient Loyalty =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Sharon Carter
42B4 - Dispensing to the New Tech-Friendly Senior Patient =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Raymond Dennis
43B1 - Overcoming the Barriers of HER =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speakers: Michael Rothschild
43B4 - From Online to Mass Merchants: How to Keep Your Patients =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Neil Gailmard, OD
44B1 - Bring It All Together-Lessons From A CEO =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Michael Rothschild
44B3 - Anatomy of a Successful Optical Business =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Laurie Pierce, LDO, FNAO, ABOM
45B1
- Identifying and Promoting Your Practice Personality =2 (1:45pm – 3:45pm)
Speaker: Michael Rothschild
45B2 - Where's My Money: It's My Money and I Want It Now! =2 (1:45pm – 3:45pm)
Speaker: Sharon Carter
46B1 - Differentiation In Today's Modern Optical Marketplace =1 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)
Speaker: Michael Della Pesca, ABOM

Spectacle Lens Expert Track = 12 Hours

Media Partner: VCPN

A must-attend series for optometrists and their staff, these courses broaden your scope of knowledge on today's lens offerings. You'll gain valuable insight on the latest protection for blue light, UV and digital eye strain and get a comprehensive look at ALL available lenses and materials in the marketplace to confidently choose the best treatment plan for your patients.

Thursday, March 19

11C6 - Digital Eyestrain (Bluelight) & UV =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Kirk Smick, OD; Pete Hanlin, ABOM; Diana Shechtman, OD
11O1 - Latest Lens Technologies =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Laurie Pierce, LDO, FNAO, ABOM; Edward DeGennaro, MEd, ABOM
13O2 - How Important Are the Measurements You Take? =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Laurie Pierce, LDO, FNAO, ABOM

Saturday, March 21

31O1 - The Latest Trends in Freeform Lenses =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Edward De Gennaro, MEd, ABOM
33O2 - Spectacle Lens Update: Everything You Need to Know =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Michael Vitale, ABOM, LDO, NCLEC, ABOM
34O1 - Matching Lens Technology to Patient Needs =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Michael Vitale, ABOM, LDO, NCLEC, ABOM

Sunday, March 22

42O1 - Blue Light and Digital Eye Strain — Educating Patients and Providing Solutions =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Michael Della Pesca, ABOM
45O2 - Sunlight, Sun Lenses and Your Eyes =2 (1:45pm – 3:45pm)
Speaker: Michael Della Pesca, ABOM

Optical Boot Camp = 9 Hours

The most cost-effective way to grow your business and enhance patient care is by building the skills of your entire staff. Reduce the learning curve by immersing new staff in first-hand training. Send your experienced staff to any or all the courses in this series to gather the knowledge and then cross-train the rest of the team back at the office.

Friday, March 20

22O2 - Anatomy & Physiology and Optics =3 (8:30am – 11:30am)
Speaker: Vincent Young, MD; Phernell Walker, ABOM, NCLEC
25O2 - Lenses, Frames, Measurements and Eyewear Selection =3 (2:45pm – 5:45pm)
Speaker: Edward De Gennaro, MEd, ABOM

Saturday, March 21

31O2 - Eyewear Sales and Communications & Troubleshooting Rx Complaints =3 (8:30am – 11:30am)
Speaker: Joy Gibb, ABOC
32O1 - Boot Camp Workshop Frame Adjusting & Repair =2 (9:45am – 11:45am) - Not for credit
Speaker: Alex Yoho, ABOM

Sunday, March 22

42O2 - Boot Camp Workshop Spectacle Measurements =2 (8:30am – 10:30am) - Not for credit
Speaker: Alex Yoho, ABOM
45O1 - Boot Camp Workshop Basic Lensometry =2 (1:45pm – 3:45pm) - Not for credit
Speaker: Alex Yoho, ABOM

Visionomics®= 15 Hours

Media Partners: Eyecare Business Luxottica

The business of your business - Break down your costs and rebuild a more profitable model. This series of courses is dedicated to building revenue and securing the fiscal health of your business.

Thursday, March 19

12B3 - Reduce Your Spectacle Lens Bill & Implement Lens Bundling =1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Jay Binkowitz
13B1 - Front Office Scheduling Strategies =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Moderator: Jay Henry, OD

Friday, March 20

21B1 - Presenting Fees and Prices So the Patient Recognizes the Worth of the Expense =1 (7:15am – 8:15am)
Speaker: Mark Wright, OD
22B3 - Tracking Practice Performance =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Gary Gerber, OD
23B6 - Capture More Patients through Engaging Communication =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Mark Hinton
24B1 - Increasing Your Average Sale =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Joy Gibb, ABOC
26B1 - Confessions of a Practice Management Consultant: The Five Things Practices Do That Costs Them Thousands! =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Gary Gerber, OD

Saturday, March 21

31B4 - Sunsense: Keys to Implementing a Robust Sunglass Strategy! =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Mark Hinton
32B6 - Mastering the Art of Utilizing Scribes, Cross-Training and Delegation =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Neil Gailmard, OD
34B5 - What’s Your Brand? =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Barry Santini, ABOM

Sunday, March 22

42B1 - Seeing Your Practice with an Owner’s Eye =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Rebecca Johnson
45B2 - Where’s My Money?: It’s My Money and I Want It Now! =2 (1:45pm – 3:45pm)
Speaker: Sharon Carter
46B1 - Differentiation in Today’s Modern Optical Marketplace =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Michael Della Pesca, ABOM

Frame Buyers Certificate Program = 13 Hours

Supported by: The Vision Council: Eyewear and Accessorcies Division

Media Partners: Eyecare Business

Modernize how you manage, monitor, position and promote your frame inventory. Tap into the knowledge of industry experts to gain insight and strategy on the business of frame buying. Elevate your confidence while increasing dispensary profits. Complete 8 hours of courses within the program to earn your Frame Buyer's Certificate.

Thursday, March 19

11B2 - How to Make Plano Sunwear Work in an Online Age =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Barry Santini, ABOM
13B3 - Must-Have Eyewear Fashion Trends for 2015 =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Joy Gibb, ABOC

Friday, March 20

22B6 - 6 Key Steps to Having a Successful Retail Business =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Corinne McCormack
23B4 - The Mathematics of Frame Board Management & Collection-Driven Merchandising =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Jay Binkowitz
24B3 - Sunwear Frame Buyer =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Rebecca Johnson
25B4 - Vendor Selection, Evaluation and Inventory Planning =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Sherrie Rogerson

Saturday, March 21

32B4 - Visual Merchandising Problems & Solutions =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Moderator: Stephanie De Long; Panelists: Eric Feigenbaum; Travis Reed, MBA
33B4 - The Big Picture...Eyewear in the Year 2020 =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Moderator: Stephanie De Long; Panelists: David Duralde; David Friedfeld; Mike Hundert; Corinne
McCormack
34B4 - Inventory Management Made Easy =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Mark Johnson, LDO, ABO, NCLE

Anterior Segment = 27 Hours

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International Vision Expo brings together the most talented experts from all areas of clinical care to provide you with extensive and cutting-edge education in ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lenses, therapeutics and so much more. Plus, you'll learn how to accurately bill and code these services to increase your profitability.

Thursday, March 19

11C3 - Boys Just Want To Have Fun: An Ocular Trauma Review = 2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Natalie Townsend, OD, FAAO
11C5 - Clinical Decision Making in the Management of Keratoconus and Keratoectasia = 2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Moderator: S. Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO; Panelists: William Tullo, OD, FAAO; Andrew Morgenstern, OD
13C2 - Blepharitis, MGD and Ocular Surface Disease = 1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Ben Gaddie, OD
12C4 - Red Eye Round-Up = 1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Paul Ajamian, OD; Daryl Mann, OD
13C3 - Corneal Ulcers:  Not Just for the Young and Irresponsible =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Natalie Townsend, OD, FAAO

Friday, March 20

20C3 - Amniotic Membrane Workshop = 1 (1:30pm – 2:30pm)
Speaker: Douglas Devries, OD; Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO
23C1 - The Greatest Anterior Segment Disease and Medical Management of Contact Lenses Course - Ever! =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Jack Schaeffer, OD; Paul Karpecki, OD; Charlie Ficco, OD
25C4 - Managing Superficial Cornea Injuries  =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Andrew Gurwood, OD; Marc Myers, OD
25C7 - The Greatest Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Course: The Diagnosis, Treatment and Development of a Dry Eye Center  =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Jack Schaeffer, OD; Douglas Devries, OD; Charlie Ficco, OD
26C3 - Pediatric Red Eye = 1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Ida Chung, OD
26C7 - Anterior Segment and Contact Lenses =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Louise Sclafani, OD; Marc Bloomenstein, OD

Saturday, March 21

32C6 - The Best of the Worst Ocular Urgencies and Emergencies =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Andrew Gurwood, OD; Marc Myers, OD
33C6 - Allergy, Dry Eye or Both? =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Milton Hom, OD, FAAO
33C7 - House OD: Case Reports and Video Grand Rounds =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Marc Bloomenstein, OD
34C2 - Anterior Segment and Contact Lens Research Review... Evidence Based Eye Care in Clinical Practice =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: S. Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO

Sunday, March 22

42C3 - Hallway Controversies in Ocular Surface =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Milton Hom, OD FAAO
42C6 - Challenges in Cataract Surgery Co-Management =2 (8:30am – 10:30am)
Speaker: Charlie Ficco, OD
45C2 - 10 Things Every O.D. Should Know About the Cornea =2 (1:45pm – 3:45pm)
Speaker: William Marcolini, OD

Posterior Segment and Macular Degeneration = 20 Hours

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Thursday, March 19

11C4 - Feed Your Retina: Nutrition and Retinal Health = 2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO; Jeffry Gerson, OD
12C5 - Contemporary Thinking in AMD = 1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Jeffry Gerson, OD

Friday, March 20

22C1 - OD's on Facebook: Clinical Tales From the Trenches =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO; Alan Glazier, OD
22C4 - Omega 3 Fish Oil – Benefits for Your Patients and Practice =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: John Lahr, OD
23C7 - So Now What???  =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Jay Haynie, OD, FAAO; Diana Shechtman, OD
25C1 - The Greatest Posterior Segment Disease Course - Ever! =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO; Jay Haynie, OD, FAAO; Jerome Sherman, OD
25C6 - Our Favorite Cases =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Paul Ajamian, OD; Daryl Mann, OD

Saturday, March 21

32C4 - New Technology Innovations =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Derek Cunningham, OD
34C1 - Mystery Solved: Conquering Anterior Segment Pathology =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Ron Melton, OD; Randall Thomas, OD

Sunday, March 22

42C5 - The Differential Diagnosis of Optic Nerve Edema =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: William Marcolini, OD
44C2 - The Essence of Fundus Autofluorescence in Hereditary Retinal Disease =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: William Marcolini, OD
45C3 - Retinal and Optic Nerve Disease Grand Rounds:  Challenging Cases You Don’t See Everyday =2 (1:45pm – 3:45pm)
Speaker: Sherry Bass, OD
46C2 - The Genetic Mysteries of the Corneal Dystrophies =1 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)
Speaker: Sherry Bass, OD

Glaucoma = 16 Hours

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International Vision Expo brings together the most talented experts from all areas of clinical care to provide you with extensive and cutting-edge education in ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lenses, therapeutics and so much more. Plus, you'll learn how to accurately bill and code these services to increase your profitability.

Thursday, March 19

11C2 - Building a Glaucoma Specialty Within Your Practice =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Ben Gaddie, OD; John Rumpakis, OD
12C2 - New Directions in Glaucoma Diagnostics and Treatments = 1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Ben Gaddie, OD

Friday, March 20

22C2 - Understanding the Structure/Function Duo in Glaucoma =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Murray Fingeret, OD
23C2 - Progression in Glaucoma  =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: TBD
24C4 - Growing Your Practice with VEP Testing and Automated Pupillography =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Craig Thomas, OD
25C2 - Glaucoma Pearls and Grand Rounds =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Moderator: Murray Fingeret, OD; Panelists: Joseph Sowka, OD; Richard Madonna, OD
26C2 - The Use of Imaging and Glaucoma =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Richard Madonna, OD

Saturday, March 21

31C7 - Enlarged Optic Nerve Cupping: Differentiating Between Glaucoma and Compressive Optic Neuropathy =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Andrew Mick, OD
33C1 - Separating the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Is it Glaucoma or Not =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Ron Melton, OD; Randall Thomas, OD
34C4 - The Other Glaucoma =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Andrew Mick, OD

Sunday, March 22

41C2 - Glaucoma Grand Rounds =1 (7:15am – 8:15am)
Speaker: Anthony Litwak, OD
45C5 - Current Concepts in Glaucoma =2 (1:45pm – 3:45pm)
Speaker: Anthony Litwak, OD

Pharmacology = 9 Hours

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International Vision Expo brings together the most talented experts from all areas of clinical care to provide you with extensive and cutting-edge education in ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lenses, therapeutics and so much more. Plus, you'll learn how to accurately bill and code these services to increase your profitability.

Thursday, March 19

11C1 - Everything You Wanted to Know About Therapeutics But Were Afraid to Ask =2 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Speaker: Bruce Onofrey, OD
13C1 - Do You Want Steroids with THAT? =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Bruce Onofrey, OD; Paul Ajamian, OD

Friday, March 20

23C6 - My Doc Told Me to Get an Eye Exam? =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: Bruce Onofrey, OD
26C4 - What a Pain! =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Paul Ajamian, OD; Daryl Mann, OD

Saturday, March 21

33C4 - The Pain Game - Exploring Ocular pain and Inflammation =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Derek Cunningham, OD; Walter Whitley, OD
34C6 - Generic vs. Branded Pharmacotherapy: Making the Best Choice =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Milton Hom, OD, FAAO

Sunday, March 22

42C2 - The Good, The Bad and The Orals =2 (8:30am – 10:30am)
Speaker: Walter Whitley, OD

Systemic Disease and Neuro = 11 Hours

LEARN EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR CLINICAL PATIENT CARE
International Vision Expo brings together the most talented experts from all areas of clinical care to provide you with extensive and cutting-edge education in ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lenses, therapeutics and so much more. Plus, you'll learn how to accurately bill and code these services to increase your profitability.

Thursday, March 19

12C1 - Diabetes Disasters: How to Avoid Catastrophe in Your Eye Care Practice = 1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO
12C3 - Headaches and Pupils and Nerves! Oh my! =1 (3:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Natalie Townsend, OD, FAAO
13C4 - Diabetes: What We ALL Need to Know =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: TBD

Friday, March 20

21C3 - Diagnosis and Management of TBI-Related Vision Problems =1 (7:15am – 8:15am)
Speaker: Andrew Morgenstern, OD

Saturday, March 21

31C7 - Enlarged Optic Nerve Cupping: Differentiating Between Glaucoma and Compressive Optic Neuropathy =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Andrew Mick, OD
32C2 - The Top Ten Systemic Diseases with Ocular Manifestations =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Kimberly Reed, OD, FAAO
34C7 - Neuro Ocular Grand Rounds =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Anthony Litwak, OD

Sunday, March 22

42C5 - The Differential Diagnosis of Optic Nerve Edema =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: William Marcolini, OD
45C3 - Retinal and Optic Nerve Disease Grand Rounds: Challenging Cases You Don’t See Everyday =1 (1:45pm – 2:45pm)
Speaker: Sherry Bass, OD

Imaging Technology = 9 Hours NEW

LEARN EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR CLINICAL PATIENT CARE
International Vision Expo brings together the most talented experts from all areas of clinical care to provide you with extensive and cutting-edge education in ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lenses, therapeutics and so much more. Plus, you'll learn how to accurately bill and code these services to increase your profitability.

Friday, March 20

22C6 - Optic Nerve and Imaging =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Ben Gaddie, OD
23C5 - Color Vision in Health and Disease =1 (9:45am – 10:45am)
Speaker: John Warren, OD
26C2 - The Use of Imaging and Glaucoma =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: Richard Madonna, OD
26C6 - New Technology Rapid Fire Session =1 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Speaker: David Geffen, OD; Paul Karpecki, OD

Saturday, March 21

31C3 - Imaging Update - OCT and Fundus Imaging =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Jerome Sherman, OD
32C4 - New Technology Innovations =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Derek Cunningham, OD
33C3 - Understanding and Interpreting OCT =2 (2:45pm – 4:45pm)
Speaker: Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO

Sunday, March 22

44C2 - The Essence of Fundus Autofluorescence in Hereditary Retinal Disease =1 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Speaker: Sherry Bass, OD

Sports Vision = 8 Hours NEW

LEARN EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR CLINICAL PATIENT CARE
International Vision Expo brings together the most talented experts from all areas of clinical care to provide you with extensive and cutting-edge education in ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lenses, therapeutics and so much more. Plus, you'll learn how to accurately bill and code these services to increase your profitability.

Sunday, March 22

41C1 - Sports Vision Grand Rounds =1 (7:15am – 8:15am)
Speaker: Graham Erickson, OD; Fred Edmunds, OD
42C1 - Visual Performance Training for Athletes =1 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Speaker: Graham Erickson, OD; Fred Edmunds, OD
43C1 - Visual Performance Evaluation for Athletes =2 (9:45am – 11:45am)
Speaker: Graham Erickson, OD; Fred Edmunds, OD
45C3 - How to Recognize a Concussion =1 (1:45pm – 2:45pm)
Speaker: Sherry Bass, OD
46C1 - How to Develop a Sports Vision Practice: From A to Z =2 (3:00pm – 5:00pm)
Speaker: David Kirschen, OD, PhD; Dan Laby, MD

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