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As a courtesy to attendees, Vintner's Inn is extending a special discounted rate for a King Deluxe Room of $289 on Saturday (regular rate $395) and $189 on Sunday (regular rate $265). Vintners Inn has a two night minimum, but are able to honor one night only on Saturday if needed.
Please contact Jessica Adams at (707) 566-2604 to reserve a room.
Casting an Eye Toward Biologic Medications (1 hour)
COPE #52245-PH (Pharmacology)
Biologic agents are becoming increasingly employed in the management of systemic autoimmune conditions and have applications in the treatment of ocular disease as well. This course reviews the various formulations, indications, contraindications, and adverse events associated with this class of medications.
SECO Presents Mite it be Demodex? (1 hour)
COPE #50434-AS (Anterior Segment)
For 175 years, the scientific community has recognized the human facial mite, Demodex. Yet only in the last 5-10 years has optometry really begun to acknowledge its significance. This lecture provides evidence-based information on the life habits of Demodex and its role in ocular surface disease, clarifying a multitude of misconceptions and establishing a clinical rationale for detection and management.
Grand Rounds in Ocular Disease...All the Way From Memphis (2 hours)
COPE #52329-AS (Anterior Segment)
Case presentations provide a springboard for in-depth discussion of several interesting and challenging ocular disease states. Emphasis is placed on understanding the presentation, pathophysiology and management of the various clinical entities.
SECO Presents Pill Problems: Ocular Complications from Systemic Medications (2 hours)
COPE #42764-OP (Oral Pharmaceutical)
Learn about the more common oral prescription medications and their ocular complications, through the use of case examples and series culled from the current literature.
Sunday, April 9, 2017
4350 Barnes Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
6 hours of COPE-approved CE credit
Speaker: Dr. Alan Kabat, OD, FAAO
Early Registration deadline is 2/28/2017
EXTENDED to 3/18/2017!
$175 COA Members ($225 after early registration)
$200 Out-of-state AOA Members ($250 after early reg)
$250 Non-AOA Members ($300 after early reg)
Breakfast, lunch and a glass of wine included
7:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast
12:30pm Lunch and Wine
3:20pm Wine Reception with Sponsors