Saturday, July 29th, 2023

"IPL and Aesthetics Workshop"
Doug Devries, OD, FAAO

2hrs TPA/DPA

LIMITED SEATING (50):  Light procedures are booming in eyecare and general aesthetics. Dr. Devries, a national authority on dry eye and aesthetic options, will present an overview of applications for the optometric practice. Want some real fun? This will include a live workshop on real patients!

"PCS Unplugged"
Joe DeLoach, OD, FAAO, Peter J. Cass, OD and Bj Avery

2hrs General

The wildly popular “Unplugged” is expanded to two hours! Bring all your questions on compliance, practice management and billing and coding for our casual, open forum discussion with the experts.

Sunday, July 30th, 2023

Continental Breakfast and Visit with Vendors



"Avoiding the Major Pitfalls in Reimbursement
in Just One Hour"
Joe DeLoach, OD, FAAO

1hr General

Despite the misinformation from blogs and coding “experts”, legal vision and medical reimbursement is just NOT that complicated. The top issues causing optometrists to pay money back to payers will be discussed as well as the facts on maximizing revenue while avoiding audit failure.

"The Top Ten Human Resource Issues and
How to Deal with Them"
Joe DeLoach, OD, FAAO and Bj Avery

1hr General

Employee recruitment, retention and management are quickly becoming one of the biggest burdens in running a business. This rapid-fire presentation will focus on attracting and retaining great employees while avoiding the major legal pitfalls in human resources.

Visit with Vendors



"Dry Eyes in an Hour – What Really Works"
Peter J. Cass, OD


Dry eye treatment options appear limitless…which ones really work? What are you really treating? Our resident dry eye expert will focus on the facts – what really works from artificial tears to surgery.

Boxed Lunch


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"Amniotic Membranes – What Works, What’s Legal and What’s Not"
Peter J. Cass, OD


Treatment options for ocular disease utilizing derivatives from amniotic tissue appear to be expanding. What works, what doesn’t and what do we not yet know? Learn the facts of this expanding technology as well as the pitfalls to avoid in treatment selection and billing for reimbursement.

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"Understanding Existing and Emerging IOL Technologies – What Does Your Patient Really Need"
Bobby Saenz, OD, FAAO


Confused by all the IOL options? Want to be able to counsel your patient on specific cataract surgery options that are best for them? Come get the facts from one of the leading experts on cataract surgery patient management.

"Traumatic Eyemergencies"
Marcus Gonzales, OD, FAAO

2hrs TPA/DPA

This course will review how trauma can affect ocular structures, how to diagnose and manage the complications as well as review some of the surgical management options. The presentation will be mostly based on real cases presenting over a career “in the trenches” of ocular emergencies.

Schedule subject to change. Last updated 6/7/2023

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