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2020 Virtual Optometric Summit



2020 Virtual Optometric Summit

March 27 - 28 | 11AM EDT to 2 PM EDT



ODwire.org and CovalentCareers invite you to attend the 2020 Virtual Optometric Summit sponsored by ZEISS. This two-day complimentary online program offers live sessions and an interactive product showcase – all within a virtual exhibit hall – designed to let you explore technological and clinical innovations from the comfort of your own home.

Taught by industry leaders, the multi-track educational program will provide you the opportunity to learn about current trends in technology and innovation, practice development, and advancements in ocular disease management.

See how your practice can benefit from the latest in the world of optometry at the 2020 Virtual Optometric Summit.

Register today!

Event Summary

This interactive and educational virtual summit is presented by ODwire.org and CovalentCareers.

All-access complimentary pass

Your registration gives you access to unparalleled content. Here's what you can expect at the 2020 Virual Optometric Summit:

Special Show Promotions and Discounts

Event attendees will also be eligible for special show promotions and discounts on ZEISS diagnostic instruments.


Highway to the Kone Zone: Updates in Keratoconus

Learn what's new in Keratoconus along with the role of specialty contact lenses in managing patients with this condition.

Speaker: Steven Turpin, OD

Friday, March 27

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Ultimate Guide to SMILE® Refractive Surgery for Optometrists

Learn the basics of SMILE refractive surgery along with key clinical and practice management pearls that you can use to drive innovation in your practice and ensure your patients have excellent pre-operative experiences and postoperative outcomes.

Speaker: Ryan Vida, OD

Friday, March 27

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

Glaucoma Grand Rounds: How Not to Crack Under the Pressure (Grand Rounds style)

Glaucoma can be one of the most challenging diseases to manage, requiring continuous follow-up and assessment. Join the discussion to learn best practices for leveraging clinical insights with ZEISS glaucoma solutions to enable efficient and effective glaucoma management.

Speakers: Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO; Richard Madonna, OD, MA, FAAO; Danica J. Marrelli, OD, FAAO; Diplomate, Glaucoma Section, AAO; Diplomate, ABO

Friday, March 27

12:00 PM - 1:00PM EDT

Billing and Coding Essentials for the Medical Optometry Practice

Learn about billing and coding in the medical model, and get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about reimbursements

Speaker: Karen VanLaningham

Friday, March 27

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Key Performance Indicators of a Successful Medical Optometry Practice

Understand key KPIs critical to a medically-focused optometry practice, how to accurately interpret them, and how to leverage them for growth.

Speaker: Jennifer Stewart Ellison, OD

Friday, March 27

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Getting Ahead of the Wave(front) – Digital Refraction in Practice

Valuable insights and case studies on the use of wavefront HOA objective refraction data in combination with ZEISS digital phoropter technology to speed workflow and help to improve patient outcomes. Discussing principles, and usability, this course highlights how ZEISS i.Scription can aid in the resolution of difficult patient acuity challenges while adding practice revenue

Speaker: Benito Peña, OD

Friday, March 27

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Macular OCT Interpretation: A Practical Discussion

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) has become a standard diagnostic tool for patients with macular pathology. It remains important to understand not only the nomenclature to describe disease but also the implications associated with those descriptions. This course is designed to help you navigate these challenges and get you interpreting macular OCT scans like a pro!

Speaker: David E. Lederer, MD

Saturday, March 28

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Ultra-Widefield 2.0: Clear True Color Imaging

Dr. Gee and Dr. Epshtein provide valuable insight on how ODs are implementing the latest technology in ultra-widefield imaging into their practice, enhancing both patient care and patient education. Cases will be presented highlighting the clinical value of true color, high-resolution imaging from the ZEISS CLARUS 500 and how it can aid in detecting and diagnosing the full spectrum of eye disease, from the periphery to the macula, optic nerve head and anterior segment.

Speakers: Daniel Epshtein, OD, FAAO; Kevin L. Gee, OD, FAAO

Saturday, March 28

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM EDT

Retinal Reality: A Wider Deeper Look Into Disease Management (Grand Rounds style)

Today’s retinal imaging technology is enabling optometrists to provide a new level of care for their patients. Hear industry experts discuss how utilizing ZEISS solutions can provide more comprehensive disease management.

Speaker: Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO; Aaron Lech, OD, FAAO; Steven Demko, OD

Saturday, March 28

12:00 PM - 1:10 PM EDT

AS-OCT The final FRONTier

Keratoconus and angle-closure can both lead to significant visual impairment. However, if caught early, current treatments allow us to prevent vision loss. Come learn, through clinical cases, how to use anterior segment OCT for our keratoconus, refractive surgery, and angle closure patients!

Speaker: Bobby Saenz, OD, MS, FAAO

Saturday, March 28

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

OCT Retinal Bootcamp

Dr. Epshtein dives into practical uses of OCT technology including the OCT concept, types of OCT scans, their interpretation and detection of normal vs. signs of pathology. Clinical cases will be presented to demonstrate the use and interpretation of OCT for diagnosing common diseases as well as masquerader pathology.

Speaker: Daniel Epshtein, OD, FAAO

Saturday, March 28

1:10 PM - 1:40 PM EDT



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