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December 1, 2021

Dr. Nate Lighthizer will present "Diabetes: New Testing and Treatment for Retinopathy" as a live webinar from 8:00-9:00 P.M. Eastern Time (7-8 PM.Central / 5-6 PM Pacific) on Wednesday, December 1.

You will be able to see the PowerPoint presentation, hear the lecture and submit questions to the speaker. All you need is a computer, smart phone or tablet with an Internet connection. You can either use a telephone to hear the lecture or use the speakers or a headset from your computer. Please Note: You need to see the lecture slides and hear the speaker in order to get CE credit.

This is a COPE approved course (COPE # 70759-PD) and will be submitted for approval as a Live COPE Event. COPE has extended the regulation through December 31, 2021 that all interactive webinars are classified as Live CE. In the following states, regulations or Executive Orders due to COVID-19 consider COPE-approved live webinars to be live CE with no restrictions on the number of hours: CA, MD, MN, NY, PA, TX, VA, and VT. Other states may categorize these webinars as live or on-line CE; check the website of your State Board for the most current information. The webinar has been approved as Live CE by the Texas Board of Optometry at their July meeting.

The Early Bird rate for this Webinar is $35 through Friday, November 26. On or after November 27, the fee is $45. The one-hour Wednesday webinars are free for Full Members of the National Glaucoma Society.  

Registration will close at 1 p.m. Eastern time on the Wednesday of the webinar. Registration is required for both NGS members and non-members.You will get the meeting password, meeting number and link to the webinar website e-mailed to you.

If you would like the NGS to submit your attendance data to ARBO's OE Tracker, please make sure your OE Tracker number is included in your profile on the NGS website when you register for this webinar. We also will mail CE certificates to attending doctors.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations made by the Sunday before a webinar can receive a refund, less a $15 processing fee, or apply the full registration fee to a future program. Cancellations made after Sunday can receive a credit of the full registration fee toward a future program. To cancel, notify the National Glaucoma Sociey in writing by email (info@NationalGlaucomaSociety,org) or fax (978-470-4520). No refunds given for canceling a registration once the webinar has begun.

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Evening Webinar (1 hour of CE) Early Bird Rate: $35  
Evening Webinar for FULL NGS MEMBERS (1 hour of CE)
You must be signed in as a full member of the NGS to select this option
Rate: $0  

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

8:00pm–9:00pm
Diabetes: New Testing and Treatment for Retinopathy (COPE # 70759-PD)
Nate Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
Diabetic retinopathy has historically been evaluated and followed with structural tests: DFEs, OCTs and fundus photos. This lecture will explore functional testing such as ERG and newer OCT testing such as OCT-A that helps evaluate diabetic patients.