Thursday, April 12th - CLAO's Annual Meeting

CLAO's Annual Meeting

(2 hours of COPE approved CE )

Thursday, April 12th 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fee For This Workshop: $175

CLAO, The Eye and Contact Lens Association Annual Meeting
*Followed by a complimentary workshop on Orthokeratology from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


8:00-8:15 Sponsor Talk
8:15-8:20 Welcome
8:20-8:30 Contact Lens Ulcers and Infiltrates: Terminology Matters!-Deborah S. Jacobs MD
8:30-8:40 CIE-Corneal Inflammatory Events-Loretta Szczotka-Flynn OD, PhD
8:40-9:10 Dabezies Lecture: Pigmented Conjunctival Lesions-Carol Karp MD
9:10-9:20 CL Related Infections-Simple Protocol for Successful Outcomes-Deepinder K. Dhaliwal MD
9:20-9:30 Update on DEWS II-Christina Prescott MD, PhD
9:30-9:35 Discussion / Q&A
9:35-9:50 Break with Exhibitors
9:50-10:00 Informed Consent for Myopia Control-Thomas Aller OD
10:00-10:20 Orthokeratology-Indications and Challenges-Cary Herzberg, OD
10:20-10:45 Stein lectureship - Contact Lens Safety: the CDC Perspective-Jennifer Cope, MD, MPH
10:45-10:50 Discussion / Q&A
10:50-11:05 Keratoconus & Ortho-Keratology - New Treatment Strategies-Gudrun Bischoff, MD
11:05-11:20 Brazilian Experience in Scleral Lens for Regular Córneas-Izabela Godinho, MD
11:20-11:35 Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Keratitis Associated with Contact Lens Wear-Takahashi Suzuki, MD
11:35-11:50 CXL Usual and Unusual Use-Udo Heuer, MD
11:50-11:55 Conclusion
11:55-12:10 Sponsor Talk

12:10pm - 1:30pm Lunch In The Exhibit Hall

Orthokeratology Education Symposium 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
OrthoKeratology Educational Symposium- Introducing OrthoK and Myopia Control Into Your Practice. This two-hour symposium is part of the CLAO annual program and will introduce the participant to the field of OrthoK treatment of myopia and myopia control in children. The co-chairman will be Doctors Sami El Hage and Bruce Koffler. Other key speakers will be Dr. Caroline Cauchi, Tim Koch, and Dr. Nick Despotidis

Registration For This Course Includes: CLAO's Annual Meeting, functions, meals, lectures, and exhibit hall access for, Thursday April 12th.  
Meeting Refund Policy: Full refund up to one month before the meeting date* Refund requests will be accepted until March 11th, 2018 (*Minus a $50 administrative fee).