Wednesday, July 12, 2017
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Ritz Charles 
12156 N. Meridian Street
Carmel, IN 46032

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Bridget Sims 
Indiana OPTOMETRY | Indiana Optometric Association 


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IOA's 2017 Summer Seminar 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 
Register before June 29, 2017, to avoid the $35 late fee

Register today to attend IOA's Summer Seminar to be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at the Ritz Charles in Carmel, Indiana! This optometric continuing education (CE) event offers seven (7) hours of continuing education for optometrists.  Six hours are COPE qualified; all seven (7) hours can be used in Indiana for IOB credit and two (2) hours for legend drug credit. One hour qualifies for IOB compliance with federal or Indiana state laws or regulations credit. CEE (continuing education with exam) will not be offered at this event.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

8:00 am – 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast and Registration

9:00 am – 11:00 am
What's New and Different in Contact Lenses  
Description: As products continuously become available for contact lens wearers, practitioners are forced to stay current on what is available and what makes them different. Being up-to-date on the products and innovations taking place helps practitioners present the best options to patients. This course will cover new products that have come to market and will also try to answer some of the many questions that arise from practitioners that have been fitting these new products. Insight will be provided on the various changes taking place in the contact lens industry, including daily disposables, multifocals, digital optics, scleral lenses and more.
COPE Qualified 52203-CL, 2 hours IOB
Craig W. Norman, Big Rapids, MI

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Methods and Devices for Myopia Management  
Description: Today, there is significant interest in myopia. In fact, some have called the increasing numbers of myopic patients an epidemic or boom. So, how can myopia and in particular myopia progression be managed, or can it? Are contact lenses the best choice or only one of many? What is best? Spectacles, bifocal soft lenses, orthokeratology and pharmaceutical intervention all have demonstrated some level of success. This course will describe and discuss some of the key issues regarding myopia control, where contact lenses fit in for the young progressive myope and how to incorporate this treatment into the eyecare practice.
COPE Qualified 52235-CL, 1 hour IOB
Craig W. Norman, Big Rapids, MI

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Straight Outta Tears - Treating and Managing MGD, Lid Bugs and Other Lid Thugs
Description: This course will focus on the eyelids and all the nasty and unsavory creatures that affect the eye's health. The advent of new diagnostic equipment has enabled clinicians to make a point of service differentiating. Treatment options can range from over the counter management to prescription medications, as well as in-office procedures. Getting the lids right will make the vision tight.
COPE Qualified 48272-AS, 1 hour IOB and Legend Drug
Marc Bloomenstein, OD, Scottsdale, AZ

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Generic vs. Branded - When is it Alright to Permit Substitution
Description: After seven years, a medication that was exclusive can see a generic version come to the market. However, not all generic medications have the same effectiveness, and the costs of generics are on the rise. This course will review the differences, effectiveness and subtle differences between generic and branded medications for ophthalmic use.
COPE Qualified 48312-PH, 1 hour IOB and Legend Drug
Marc Bloomenstein, OD, Scottsdale, AZ

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

House OD Case Reports and Video Grand Rounds
Description: This course will use video and photographic examples to exemplify the unusual cases that may present to ODs daily. The audience will be encouraged to interact, and videos will be submitted for audience participation. The vast majority of this presentation is visual with numerous pictures and video documentation.
COPE Qualified 48833-GO,  1 hour IOB
Marc Bloomenstein, OD, Scottsdale, AZ

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm 
ICD 10 Update and the MACRA & MIPS Impact on Optometry
Description:  This course will provide an ICD 10 update and a review of the new codes for 2017. With the advent of MACRA & MIPS, the course will describe how these programs will impact your practice and the tools you will need to participate. 
1 hour IOB
Douglas C. Morrow, OD, Auburn, IN


Questions? Contact Bridget Sims at (317) 237-3560 or at blsims@ioa.org.

Should any scheduling changes be necessary, they will be posted on this webpage. Price includes continental breakfast and lunch.

REFUND POLICY:  All requests for refunds must be made in writing and must be postmarked or sent via email no later than July 11, 2017.  Refund requests made on or before June 28, 2017, will receive a full refund.  Requests made between June 29 and July 11, 2017, will receive a 75% refund.  No refunds will be made after July 11, 2017.

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Indianapolis, IN 46204
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