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The Ohio State University College of Optometry - Continuing Education Winter 2023 - December 3 - Sunday Morning 2023 Winter CE - SUNDAY MORNING is a Program



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Full program description

Sunday Morning, December 3, 2023

Winter Conference 2023 will be held in person at the Fawcett Center (2400 Olentangy River Road 43210). Parking is free.

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


The cost will be $33 per hour.

ALL registration must be completed online, and registration will close at noon on Tuesday, November 28.

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


Cancellation requests must be received by email at or by contacting Juan Abel at 614-247-8938. For requests received by the Optometry Office of Continuing Education five (5) or more business days prior to the event, 100% of your payment will be refunded. If a refund is requested within four days of the conference, those fees will not be refunded but can be applied to a future conference for a period of up to one year. For no-calls/no-shows on the training/event date or any time after the event begins, no refunds or transfers will be provided.

Course Materials

Those registered will receive an email with conference materials two days before the conference.

OE Tracker Number Needed

These courses are not COPE approved, so we will not use the OE Tracker app to submit your completed courses. However, we will provide a QR code after each lecture to record attendance and receive course evaluations. We will upload attendance to OE Tracker for each lecture early the following week. You must enter your OE Tracker number after every lecture, so make sure you know that number!

Course Schedule


Sunday December 3, 2023


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

An Ounce of Prevention: Predicting (and hopefully delaying) the Onset of Myopia
Donald O. Mutti, OD, PhD

Low-dose atropine and more time outdoors can delay the onset of myopia in emmetropic children. Who should you recommend these to and when? This course is intended to provide evidence-based guidance for your advice and treatment decisions.


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

Adult Onset Strabismus Diagnosis and Management
Curt Fritts-Davis, OD MS

This course aims to review the most common causes for new strabismus in adults and how to formulate a differential diagnosis. It will also briefly touch on possible management options.


10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

A Tale of Two Nerves
Zachary A. Coates OD, MS, Diplo ABO, FAAO, Carissa Janczak OD, Diplo ABO

This course will focus on the diagnosis and management of papilledema through two very different case presentations. This course will also focus on special precautions in the complications of pregnancy and papilledema.


11:00 p.m. - 11:50 p.m.

IR, HEV, UV in Totality
Aaron B Zimmerman, OD, MS, FAAO (Diplomate CCLRT)

This course will discuss the common sources of UV, visible, and IR radiation and the acute and chronic ocular issues that can develop with exposures to these sources. A rare event that exposes individuals to all three of these portions of the electromagnetic spectrum is a solar eclipse – which is going to occur in Ohio on April 8, 2024! The course will discuss tips that can be shared with your patients for safe eclipse viewing and how to recognize solar retinitis or solar retinopathy.


*Treatment and management of disease / pharm credit

All times are Eastern Time