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National Glaucoma Symposium West - July 8-10, 2005 - LaJolla, CA

LaJolla, CA. The National Glaucoma Symposium comes to the West Coast! Join us in delightful Southern California for up to 15 hours of CE by nationally recognized speakers in the field of glaucoma. The conference will start Friday afternoon, July 8 with four hours of CE, followed by four hours Saturday morning and Sunday morning. There is an optional Wet Lab on Saturday afternoon from 1:30-4:30. Bring your family and enjoy the San Diego beaches, shopping, restaurants and parks. Speakers include Thomas Callan, OD, Neil Choplin, MD, Alex Dybbs, PhD, Ian Ben Gaddie, OD, Bud O'Leary, OD, Eric Schmidt, OD, and J. James Thimons, OD.

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Friday, July 8, 2005

Glaucoma: Practical Aspects of Diagnosis, Treatment and Implementation
Ian Ben Gaddie, OD, J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 12753-GL
Biometry and Pachometry in the Optometric Practice
Alex Dybbs, PhD
COPE # 13374-GO
Case Studies in Glaucoma Management
Ian Ben Gaddie, OD, J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 6875-GL
Welcome Reception for Optometrists and their families

Saturday, July 9, 2005

The Changing Treatment Paradigm in Glaucoma
Eric Schmidt, OD
COPE # 14026-GL
Current Concepts in Glaucoma
Neil Choplin, MD
COPE # 14130-GL
Controversies in Glaucoma Management
Neil Choplin, MD, Eric Schmidt, OD, J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 11825-GL
, Eric Schmidt, OD, J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
A three-hour COPE-approved workshop that includes information and first-hand experience using essential technologies for glaucoma management. After a short review of diagnostic principles, participants will rotate through 7 stations featuring various technologies specifically for the management of glaucoma, including nerve fiber analysis (GDx, OCT3, RTA, HRT) as well as visual field analysis, pachymetry/tonometry, and gonioscopy. Several of the conference faculty will be present to discuss the applications of each technology; they will also be available as “patients” so that participants can focus on the clinical side of the instrumentation. COPE # 14131-GL

Sunday, July 10, 2005

New Visual Field Technology for Managing Glaucoma
Thomas Callan, OD
COPE # 13679-GL
Clinical Protocols in Glaucoma Management
COPE # 14032-GL
Systematic Conditions and their Impact on Glaucoma
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 8205-GL