(All times listed in ET*)
Wednesday, November 29: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, November 30: 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday, December 1: 6:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Saturday, December 2: 6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, December 3: 6:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Agenda is subject to change.
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*All Credits are pending approval for COPE, FL Board Optometry, FL Board Opticianry, TX Board of Optometry.
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FL Board of Optometry: 20-1116850
TX Board- Optometry: 20-1123808
This course will consider common systemic conditions associated with ocular surface disease, with emphasis on diabetes and multiple mechanisms causing dry eye. Strategies for diagnosis and management will be reviewed.
This session will consider the epidemics of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy via a series of illustrative patient case examples. Accepted and novel strategies for prevention and treatment of both will be discussed.
TX Board- Optometry: 20-1123810
This course will cover the perils of sugar in the American diet including the formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) that are implicated in multiple diseases. The link between added sugars and the most important systemic diseases facing society and strategies for mitigating this risk will be considered.