For the first time, the annual ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress will be offer a series of product-focused education sessions (non-CME) in the Exhibit Hall. The Industry Spotlight Theater will provide attendees with overviews and comparisons across multiple ophthalmic product categories.
The ASCRS Programming Committee has carefully selected nine topics of interest, which will be discussed in a series of presentations.
Cataract and glaucoma cases vary widely from one patient to the next. Learn about tailoring each case to the patient by attending the Cataract and Glaucoma: Individualizing Care to Optimize Outcomes Symposium, Sunday, May 7, 8 – 9:30 a.m. during the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress in Los Angeles. This symposium is pre-approved to qualify for ABO Self-Assessment CME (SACME) credit.
New for 2017 is the inaugural ASCRS Refractive Day, being held on Friday, May 5, in Los Angeles. This one-day meeting addresses all your refractive cornea and refractive IOL needs.
EyeConnect is ASCRS’ popular online discussion forum where members can communicate directly with peers and interact collaboratively to view, organize, comment upon and share ophthalmic information with some of the best minds in ophthalmology. Discover some of the hot topics discussed on EyeConnect by attending the #EyeConnect Live! Hot Topics 2017 Symposium, Monday, May 8, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
On the heels of the recent “What does the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) Mean to Medicare Beneficiaries?” Congressional briefing, ASCRS and the Protect My Doctor and Me healthcare coalition are ramping up efforts to pressure Congress to repeal IPAB by meeting with Federal lawmakers when they are back home in their states and districts during the April recess.
The COE exam is being held Tuesday, May 9, 8 – 11:30 a.m. You must pre-register for the exam by Friday, April 14 (no onsite registration is permitted). A separate fee applies – $250 (ASOA members) and $550 (Nonmembers).
Presbyopia is a commonly seen condition in ophthalmology offices around the world and there are several treatment options available today.
How would you handle some of the common issues encountered during corneal and refractive surgery? Find out in the exciting and interactive Common Dilemmas in Corneal and Cataract Refractive Surgery: What Would You Do? Symposium, Sunday, May 7, 1 – 2:30 p.m. during the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress in Los Angeles. This symposium is pre-approved to qualify for ABO Self-Assessment CME (SACME) credit.