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Join us for a day of learning and tasting in Wine Country at the 
8th Annual REOS
Wine Country CE Sunday
Sunday, February 25, 2024
"Back to Front: Around the Eye in 6 Hours"
featuring Dr. Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO
and Dr. Carl Jacobsen, OD, FAAO
6 hours of CE
Rohnert Park
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Sunday, February 25, 2024

8am - 3:15pm

Foxtail Golf Club, Santa Rosa

Breakfast, lunch, and wine tasting included

  $200 - COA/AOA member

  $250 - non-AOA member 




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100 Golf Course Dr, Rohnert Park

Not far from vineyards, and with golf course and lake views, this is an ideal and central location for optometric education in Wine Country.

6 hours of CE (COPE Accredited)
Course Descriptions 

Photos vs OCT: Does Old Technology Still Play a Role in Glaucoma Management (1CE hour)

COPE ID: 41401-GL

Description: In many practices, modern technology has displaced ocular photography in the management of glaucoma. This course explores the usefulness of ocular photography in the modern management of glaucoma using a case-based format.

Management Decisions: Glaucoma Cases - Suspects and Early Glaucoma (2CE Hours)

COPE ID: 61976-GL

Description: This course is designed to give participants insight into day-to-day management of Early Glaucoma. We will review glaucoma etiology, diagnosis and management using a case-based format.


Breaking News! Presbyopia Updates (1CE hour)

Description: This lecture will focus on the impact and burden of inadequately treated presbyopia, the role for corrective lenses and surgical procedures for the treatment of presbyopia and the classification of presbyopia. Newly emerging presbyopia correcting drops, their mechanisms of action and clinical evidence will be emphasized. 

Focus on the Lids for OSD Success (1CE hour)

COPE ID: 81884-TD

 This course is a deep dive focusing on the eyelids for ocular surface disease success. Anatomy and pathophysiology of the eyelid including ptosis, meibomian gland dysfunction and Demodex blepharitis will be highlighted. Digital device use and mask associated dry eye will be covered. This lecture will describe how compromises to the lids can have a cascading effect on the ocular surface.

The Influence of Hormones on Ocular Surface Disease (1CE hour)

COPE ID: 73486-AS

Description: Many individuals are at an increased risk for vision-threatening ocular disease. With age and hormonal changes, female patients are at a greater risk for ocular surface disease. This course will review hormonal influence on ocular surface disease. Current ocular testing, systemic testing and treatments will be reviewed.

Dr. Melissa Barnett,

Dr. Barnett is a Principal Optometrist at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. She specializes in anterior segment disease and specialty contact 

lenses. Dr. Barnett lectures and publishes extensively on topics including 


dry eye, anterior segment disease, contact lenses, corneal collagen cross-linking and creating a healthy balance between work and home life for women in optometry. She is on the Board of Women of Vision and The Scleral Lens Education Society.

Dr. Carl Jacobsen,

Dr. Jacobsen graduated from UC Berkeley School of Optometry and completed a residency at San Francisco Veteran’s Administration Hospital in San Francisco under the tutelage of Bernard 

Dolan. Soon thereafter, he accepted a faculty position at his alma mater and became Chief of the Ocular Disease Clinic. 

Dr. Jacobsen has received teaching awards for his work with students and he maintains a busy ocular disease clinic with an emphasis on glaucoma care. He serves on the executive board of the Optometric Glaucoma Society (OGS) and is the primary editor and contributor to the OGS/Primary Care Optometry News’s monthly Glaucoma Perspectives Series. 

Dr. Jacobsen frequently speaks on ocular disease topics and has spearheaded Berkeley’s Glaucoma Grand Rounds and Glaucoma Day continuing education courses. In his spare time, he enjoys motorcycle riding and is an instructor for the California State Motorcycle Safety and Road Rider 2.0 Advanced Rider Programs.


7:30 - 8:25                  Registration, Breakfast,
                                   Exhibit Hall Open

8:25 - 8:40                  Introduction & Remarks

8:40 - 10:20                LECTURE


10:20 - 10:45              Break

                                   Exhibit Hall Open


10:45 - 12:30              LECTURE


12:30 - 1:30                Lunch and Wine (patio)

                                   Exhibit Hall Open


1:30 - 3:15                  LECTURE

Download a copy of the schedule here.

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