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The Ohio State University College of Optometry Continuing Education Summer 2020 - All Saturday - July 30, 2022 2022 Summer CE - ALL SATURDAY is a Program

2022 Summer CE - ALL SATURDAY


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Full program description

July 30, 2022

Our Annual Summer Conference will be held in person at the Fawcett Center at 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43210. Parking is free.

We will offer 7 hours of COPE approved CE each day along with tea and coffee in the morning and a boxed lunch in the afternoon.

To gain COPE-approved credit, attendance will be monitored for the live hours.

The cost per hour will be $30. Attendance is free for anyone with current College of Optometry faculty status. Eligible faculty should refer to a separate email to receive their promotion code.

ALL registration must be done online only and registration will close at noon on Tuesday, July 26.

As always, any income from the conference will be used to fund several college initiatives. Thank you for your support of our college! If you have any issues with registration please email us directly at

Course Schedule

Saturday, July 30, 2022


8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

Advances in Medical Glaucoma Management (78855-GL)
Greg Nixon

New medications provide practitioners greater opportunities to manage glaucoma better than ever before. Two new classes of medications will be presented along with currently available stand-alone and combination agents. Current thoughts on when to initiate ocular hypotensive treatment and the appropriate use of medications in the management of glaucoma and ocular hypertension will be reviewed.


9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Elevating Your Eyelid Practice - Modernizing Your Approach to Ptosis Diagnosis and Management (78550-TD)
Shane Foster

Ptosis is a relatively common finding in today’s optometry practice. However, it has historically been underdiagnosed due to a lack of good treatment options. This course will discuss modernized clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acquired ptosis recently published in Optometry and Vision Science and how to apply them to our practices.


10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Clash of the Treatments: What Myopia Control Option Would You Choose? (78948-GO)
Jeff Walline, Benjamin Cyphers, Marielle Reidy, Cayti McDaniel

This case-based presentation will include an advocate for each of the three myopia control options available in the United States today: soft multifocal contact lenses, orthokeratology, and low concentration atropine. After hearing why each advocate would choose their treatment, audience members will choose the option they would use as a first-line treatment for that patient. Panel members will answer audience questions at the end.


11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.



12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Perplexing Pupils (78829-NO)
Kelsey Mach

Pupil size and function is something that is typically assessed for all patients at annual eye exams, but when differences in pupil size, shape and reactivity are seen, the underlying etiology of these findings require prompt and correct diagnosis for proper patient care. This lecture will present a review of pupillary function/structure, congenital and acquired pupil conditions, as well as diagnostic tests to assess pupil function in order to give clinicians the confidence to assess and manage common pupillary conditions appropriately.


1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Access to Care, A Public Health Perspective (78801-PB)
Tim Fries

In this course we will examine the various definitions of access to care. We will explore how and why optometrists are suited to provide increased access to care. We will also discuss several factors that are leading to an increased demand for care, while exploring the workforce demographics as they currently exist.


2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

A review and update on Keratoconus (78802-TD)
Aaron Zimmerman

This course will review the current epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnostics, classification and management. The discussion on management will include corneal cross linking, contact lenses, implantable ring segments, transplants (penetrating keratoplasty & deep anterior lamellar keratoplasy) and topography guided refractive surgery.


*Treatment and management of disease / pharm credit

All times are Eastern Daylight Time