Glaucoma Symposium

The Glaucoma Symposium addresses current issues in glaucoma followed by a  Q & A session and discussion. New topics in the diagnosis, therapy and management of glaucoma are emphasized. This Sunday event offers six hours of COPE & CE Broker approved continuing education credits.

Sunday, February 8, 2015 at the LaGuardia Marriott Hotel Queens, NY

Presenters: David Friedman, MD, PhD - Murray Fingeret, OD - Jeffrey Liebmann, MD

Registration/Continental Breakfast & Welcome Introduction from 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Session I     8:00 am -10:00 am                     Glaucoma Diagnosis : New Ideas

This course discusses new issues related to glaucoma diagnosis. Included is a discussion on methods to assess the optic nerve  for glaucoma damage; methods to recognize angle closure glaucoma; and the use of the OCT clinically. A discussion on why individuals with glaucoma and other conditions are going blind and what we may do to prevent this from happening concludes the session.

Session II     10:30 am - 12:30 pm Glaucoma  Management: New Ideas

This course discusses new ideas related to glaucoma management. Included is a discussion on which individuals tend to not take their medications and why we maybe able to improve adherence; what medications are being developed to reduce intraocular pressure; how glaucoma damage impacts a person ability to function on a day to day basis; and what methods we may use to detect glaucoma that is getting worse.

Session III    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm                     Glaucoma Diagnosis and Treatment

This course discusses evolving methods used to recognize early glaucomatous loss. In addition, a series of case presentations explain how glaucoma may be recognized and methods used to treat the condition.

Glaucoma Symposium 2015 Paper registration 

Online registration

For further information contact:
Office of Continuing Professional Education
Phone: (212) 938-5830