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Schedule

  • Time
  • Event
  • 10:30am-9:00pm
  • Registration
  • 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Top Golf
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
    Going Viral H2O, HSV and EKC
    1 TPA/DPA
  • 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Craig Thomas, OD
    OCT and OCTA Retinal Imaging: How to Prevent “Raging” Glaucoma!
    2hr TPA/DPA
    Sponsored by Optovue
  • 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
    In-Office Electrodiagnostics for the Non-Glaucoma Patient
    1hr TPA/DPA
  • 2:00pm-4:00pm
  • Zanna Kruoch, OD, FAAO, ABO Diplomate
    The In and Out of Scleral Lens (Attendance Limited to 50)
    2hr TPA/DPA/CPO
  • 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Tim Elinski
    Understanding the Rx
    1 CPO/ABO
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Tim Elinski
    Guiding the patient to the Proper Frame
    1hr CPO/ABO
  • 2:00pm-3:40pm
  • Craig Thomas, OD
    OCT and OCTA Retinal Imaging: How to Use Your OCT All Day – Everyday
    2hr TPA/DPA/CPO
    Sponsored by Optovue
  • 2:00pm-3:40pm
  • Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
    Grand Rounds: A String of Pearls
    2hr TPA/DPA
  • 3:40pm-4:00pm
  • Snack Break
  • 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Chef Jeff Henderson
    Welcome Session: Chef Jeff Henderson (NO CE)
    No CE
    Sponsored by The Doctors of TSO
  • 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Andrew Kemp, OD, FAAO
    Technician Assisted Minor Surgery
    1hr CPO
  • 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • David Dinh, OD, FAAO
    Tech in EyeCare: Technicians & Technology
    2hr CPO
  • 5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
    OCT Glaucoma Beyond A Primer for Retinal and ONH OCT Interpretation
    2hr TPA/DPA
    Sponsored by Optovue
  • 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Steve Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
    Nutrition and the Retina
    1hr TPA/DPA
  • 5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Zanna Kruoch, OD, FAAO, ABO Diplomate
    Scleral Lens: Fitting Basics and Applications (Attendance Limited to 50)
    2hr TPA/DPA/CPO
    Sponsored by Essilor
  • 7:30pm-9:30pm
  • The Beauty Summit
    The Beauty Summit will include insights on the target demographics for color contact lenses, information on the science behind AIR OPTIX® COLORS contact lenses and expert tips on growing the color contact lens business in your practice. Dinner will be served. Registration Required
    Sponsored by Alcon
  • 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Andrew Kemp, OD, FAAO
    How to be a Scribe
    1hr CPO/ABO
  • 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Steve Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
    Update on Age Related Macular Degeneration
    1hr TPA/DPA/CPO
  • 7:00pm-
  • Dinner on your own
  • 9:00pm-11:00pm
  • Steve Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
    Refer or Relax Retina
    2hr TPA/DPA
  • 9:30pm-11:30pm
  • Poker Night
    Sponsored by OCuSOFT, Inc.
  • Time
  • Event
  • 6:30am-7:30am
  • Continental Breakfast
  • 6:30am-8:00pm
  • Registration
  • 7:00am-8:00am
  • Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO
    How to Optimize Your Patient’s Retinal Health Over A Lifetime
    1hr TPA/DPA
    Sponsored by Macuhealth
  • 7:00am-8:00am
  • Craig Thomas, OD
    Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Where Dry Eye Begins
    1hr TPA/DPA
    Sponsored by MiBo
  • 8:00am-10:00am
  • Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
    Lumps, Bumps A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Technique
    2hr TPA/DPA
  • 8:00am-10:00am
  • Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO
    Not a Dry Eye In The House
    2hr TPA/DPA
  • 8:00am-10:00am
  • John Coble, OD, FAAO
    MGD and Corneal Treatment for the Modern Practice
    1hr TPA/DPA
    Sponsored by Ophthalogix
  • 9:00am-10:00am
  • Clay Jacobson
    The 3 golden rules of getting patient referrals in a digital world
    1hr General/CPO
    Sponsored by 460
  • 9:00am-10:00am
  • David Dinh, OD, FAAO
    The Triage Train: Managing Ocular Emergencies
    1hr CPO
  • 10:00am-11:00am
  • Jon Cargo, OD
    Optometry By The Numbers: How to Set, Measure and Exceed Your Goals!
    1hr General/CPO
  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO
    Prescribing for the Presbyope
    2hr TPA/DPA
  • 10:00am-11:00am
  • Steve Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
    Glaucoma Practical Tips
    1hr TPA/DPA
  • 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Jon Cargo, OD
    Team Culture: You Can’t Afford to Ignore it!
    1hr Genreal/CPO
  • 11:00am-1:00pm
  • David Dinh, OD, FAAO
    Perfecting Preliminary Testing
    2hr CPO
  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • HOUSE of DELEGATES, Part One
    HOUSE of DELEGATES, Part One (Awards Ceremony)
  • 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Steve Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
    Retinal Manifestations of Systemic Disease
    2hr TPA/DPA
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Kevin Gee, OD, FAAO
    Are you Communicating With Your Patients Effectively? How Times Have Changed and Missed Opportunities Exist
    1hr General/CPO
    Sponsored by Weave
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • TBD
    No CE
    Sponsored by Shire
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Panel // AMD: Early Detection and Disease Management
    1hr TPA/DPA
    Sponsored by Maculogix
  • 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Bausch & Lomb Boxed Lunch (Must Pre-Regsiter)
    Sponsored by Bausch and Lomb
  • 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Marcus Gonzales
    Pathological Events Affecting Visual Fields
    1hr CPO
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Sarah Prentiss
    Utlizing Digital Marketing to Influence Ideal Patients
    1hr CPO
    Sponsored by iMatrix
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Marcus Gonzales
    Pitfalls to OCT Testing
    1hr CPO
  • 2:15pm-4:30pm
  • Branding Texas Style
    Orientation, Allergan, SolutionReach, Alcon, Carl Zeiss, TOPAC Fundraising
  • 4:30pm-8:30pm
  • Exhibit Hall & Dinner
    Sponsored by 44 Farms
  • 8:00pm-10:00pm
  • Job Placement Social
    NGTF
  • Time
  • Event
  • 6:30am-7:30am
  • Continental Breakfast
  • 6:30am-8:00pm
  • Registration
  • 7:00am-8:00am
  • Joe DeLoach, OD, FAAO
    Professional Responsibility Course
    1hr Ethics
    Sponsored by Univeristy of Houston College of Optometry
  • 9:00am-10:00am
  • Michael Patrick Coleman, ABOC, COT
    Staff Management & Customer Service in the Ophthalmic World (Burnout)
    1hr CPO/ABO
  • 10:00am-11:00am
  • Michael Patrick Coleman, ABOC, COT
    Staff Management & Customer Service in the Ophthalmic World (Training Staff)
    1hr CPO/ABO
  • 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Michael Patrick Coleman, ABOC, COT
    Staff Management & Customer Service in the Ophthalmic World (Customer Service)
    1hr CPO/ABO
  • 8:00am-9:30am
  • Branding Texas Style
    Practice Compliance Solutions, HOYA, J & J Vision, Essilor
  • 9:30am-10:00am
  • Beverage Break
  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • HOUSE of DELEGATES, Part Two
    2hr General
  • 12:00pm-3:00pm
  • Exhibit Hall & Lunch
    Sponsored by 44 Farms
  • 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • TOA EyeBowl
    Matt Valdes, OD, FAAO (moderator); Peter Cass, OD; Elizabeth Steele, OD, FAAO, Mile Brujic, OD, FAAO; Lyndon Jones, OD, FAAO; Mario Gutierrez, OD

    2hr TPA/DPA
  • 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • Joe DeLoach, OD, FAAO
    Compliance
    2hr General CPO
  • 3:00pm-6:00pm
  • TOA
    Residency Track
    3hr TPA/DPA
    Sponsored by TOA
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Mark Gustafson, CPR Resources
    First Aid
    1hr TPA/DPA/CPO
  • 4:00pm-5:00pm
  • Mark Gustafson, CPR Resources
    CPR: Cardo-Pulmonary Resusicitaion Certification
    1hr TPA/DPA/CPO
  • 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Michael Patrick Coleman, ABOC, COT
    Evaluating Visual Acuity
    1hr CPO/ABO
  • 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Elizabeth Steele, OD, FAAO
    Systemic Disease Straight Up With A Twist of Neuro
    1hr TPA/DPA
  • 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Lyndon Jones, OD, FAAO
    Myopia Control: An Update
    1hr TPA/DPA/CPO
  • 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Michael Patrick Coleman, ABOC, COT
    Manual Lensometry Concepts
    1hr CPO/ABO
  • 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Elizabeth Steele, OD, FAAO
    In-Office Urgencies and Emergencies: Are You Ready?
    2hr TPA/DPA/CPO
  • 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Lyndon Jones, OD, FAAO
    The Great Debate: Silicon Hydrogels vs Hydrogels
    1hr TPA/DPA
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Michael Patrick Coleman, ABOC, COT
    Roy G Biv – Color Vision Explored
    1hr CPO/ABO
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Lyndon Jones, OD, FAAO
    Contact Lenses in 2020 and Beyond
    1hr TPA/DPA
  • 8:00pm-10:00pm
  • Presidential Celebration Reception
    Sponsored by UIW Rosenberg College of Optometry & Univeristy of Houston College of Optometry
  • 10:00pm-1:00am
  • Saturday Night Party – Cache Olson

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  • Time
  • Event
  • 7:30am-8:30am
  • Continental Breakfast
  • 7:30am-10:00am
  • Registration
  • 8:00am-10:00am
  • Drew Biondo, OD
    Contact Lens Solution for Post Refractive Patients
    2hr TPA/DPA
    Sponsored by X-Cel Contacts
  • 8:00am-9:00am
  • Elizabeth Steele, OD, FAAO
    Visual Fields: The Road Map to Management
    1hr TPA/DPA
  • 9:00am-10:00am
  • Elizabeth Steele, OD, FAAO
    Optic Nerve Grand Rounds Uh Oh or Okay
    1hr TPA/DPA