GSLS Registration
Location: Grand Salon Registration

(All times listed in PT*)

Wednesday, January 17: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday, January 18: 6:30 am – 7:00 pm
Friday, January 19: 6:30 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, January 20: 6:30 am – 4:30 pm

Agenda is subject to change.
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*All Credits are pending approval for COPE, FL Board Optometry, TX Board of Optometry.
*Note: The CEE, or Transcript Quality (TQ), courses are noted by the (CEE) tag. You can sort by this tag under Advanced Filters. 

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Friday
09:30am - 10:00pm EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Grand Salon

10:00am - 10:25am EST - January 19, 2024

Friday

Discover technology designed to vault over obstructions, enhance scleral alignment, and unlock even more customization for your patients.


Friday
10:00am - 10:25am EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Silver
Track: Manufacturer Talk

This course will describe the most cost effective implementation of advanced technologies including biometry, tomography, topography and scleral profilometry into a busy contact lens practice.


Friday

Friday

From beginner to expert fitters, all clinicians can benefit from evolving technology. Join educator Dr. Sheila Morrison who will teach the steps to effectively fit orthokeratology lenses using the direct connection of Medmont to the BE Free cloud site. Clinical cases will be used to highlight best workflow and important troubleshooting for clinical success in the adult and myopia control orthokeratology clinic.


Friday
10:00am - 10:25am EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Palace 3
Track: Manufacturer Talk

Friday
10:00am - 10:25am EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Palace 4/5
Track: Manufacturer Talk

Gain insights into the current work at Menicon R&D that fulfills our commitment to quality, safety and innovation as we take contact lenses into the future.


10:30am - 10:55am EST - January 19, 2024

Friday
10:30am - 10:55am EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Bronze 3/4
Track: Manufacturer Talk

Friday
10:30am - 10:55am EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Silver
Track: Manufacturer Talk

This course will describe the importance of working with a Laboratory who can provide options for your Practice to deliver successful results for your patients.


Friday
10:30am - 10:55am EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Bronze 1/2
Track: Manufacturer Talk

Discover ABB’s comprehensive range of products and solutions designed to grow your specialty practice and streamline your operations allowing you to focus on what truly matters.


11:05am - 12:50pm EST - January 19, 2024

Friday
11:05am - 12:50pm EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Gold
Track: Conference Workshop
Tags: CE Session

COPE: 88867-TD
FL Board of Optometry: 20-1138674
TX Board of Optometry: 20-1138674


Friday

COPE: 88732-CL
FL Board of Optometry: 20-1138676
TX Board of Optometry: 20-1138676

This course, delivered in Spanish and English and targeting the growing number of practitioners from Spanish speaking countries, will review the causes of all issues and complications that clinicians may encounter during scleral lens fitting, referring to clinical experience and literature reports, and will provide guidelines to resolve such issues.



Objectives:
  • Understand the potential complications related to scleral lenses.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of complications.
  • Learn how to manage and prevent complications related to scleral lens fitting.
Friday
01:00pm - 02:00pm EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Platinum
Track: General Session
Tags: CE Session

Friday
01:55pm - 02:10pm EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Grand Salon

Friday
01:55pm - 02:10pm EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Grand Salon

Friday
02:10pm - 03:00pm EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Event Center
Track: General Session
Tags: CE Session

COPE: 88776-GO


Friday
03:00pm - 04:30pm EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Event Center

04:30pm - 05:15pm EST - January 19, 2024

Friday
04:30pm - 05:15pm EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Gold
Track: Manufacturer Talk

Boost and streamline your scleral lens fits by utilizing the latest innovations in web-based fitting calculators and customization tools, which now include the ability to design and visualize quadrant specific landing and limbal zones directly in the tool. The Onefit family of scleral lenses boasts a robust offering of adjustable lens parameters and intuitive custom design tools to address straightforward to challenging corneal conditions, including obstacles and larger HVIDs.


Friday
04:30pm - 05:15pm EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Silver
Track: Manufacturer Talk

This course will provide you the specific skills necessary to understand and utilize axial length in the clinical management of myopia.


Friday

Navigating the limbus during specialty contact lens fittings, regardless of modality, poses inherent challenges. Complications at the limbus may lead to neovascularization, pannus formation, bullae, and, in extreme cases, limbal stem cell deficiency. This presentation aims to explore the existing literature, precisely defining the location of the limbus. Speakers will share strategies for managing the limbus, including tips for optimizing scleral lens fits with the innovative Europa Tangent and utilizing Euclid MAX™ Ortho-K lenses. Additionally, the presentation will showcase case examples highlighting distinctive features that contribute to maintaining optimal limbal health.


Friday

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) data and Real-world results from the same treatment method do not always come out the same way.

Real-world studies reflect how average patients react to certain treatment in typical clinical settings, instead of controlled research studies that follow a standard set of recruitment criteria and procedure rules.

A double masked RCT is considered the most ideal study design to quantify treatment effects. It is a great way to generate data that can be compared to other studies which have similar study designs. 

However, does the RCT data represent what you will see in your practice? When you need to treat a patient that is outside the age or prescription range of an RCT I/E criteria, can you expect your patient will benefit from the same magnitude of treatment effect that was reported from an RCT? What if your standard practice process deviates from the RCT study process? 

The speaker will compare a commercially available multifocal contact lenses’ 1-yr RCT data on myopia management with real-world data coming from diverse clinical settings.


Friday

Join a panel of ROSE K experts as they review some of their most interesting irregular cornea cases and share their insights as to why after over 30 years, ROSE K’s modern-day relevance proves itself as the lens to turn to for your complex cornea patients.


Friday
04:30pm - 05:15pm EST - January 19, 2024 | Room: Palace 3
Track: Manufacturer Talk

A Presentation of basic and advanced grand rounds cases in the management of presbyopia. Dr Schwartz will move through evaluation, fitting and application of corneal and scleral contact lens patients.