American Academy Kicks Off Registration for Chicago 2017

Early Bird Registration to the 96th Annual 2017 American Academy of Optometry meeting to be held October 11-14 in Chicago Illinois, is now open.

Attendees will be able to choose from 270 hours of COPE approved CE hours plus hundreds of scientific papers and social events which promise to be memorable!

The Academy’s unique CE, All the Time© approach ensures that every presentation is available for earn CE, up to 33 hours per attendee. Pre-registration in courses is not required, and attendees can create a free-style agenda and change it on the fly.

This year’s Plenary Session entitled, “Today’s Research, Tomorrow’s Practice: The Eye as a Mirror of the Brain” features leading researchers presenting their thinking on the role of the retina in brain diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis.

Speakers will include Drs. Robert Sergott of the Wills Eye Hospital, Christopher Hudson from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry, and Marina Bedny of John Hopkins University.

Additionally, “Ocular Surface Disease: What You May Be Missing.” This symposium co-moderated by Drs Stephen Pflugfelder and Barbara Caffery, will update current thought regarding diagnosis, treatment and the role of neuropathy in dry eye.

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And visit the AAO registration site at: http://www.aaopt.org/regsite

About the American Academy of Optometry
The American Academy of Optometry (AAO) enhances excellence in optometric practice by fostering research and disseminating knowledge in vision science through its journal, Optometry and Vision Science, and the continuing education presented at its annual meeting. Fellows of the Academy are committed to the premise that learning is a lifelong obligation of a professional, as is the commitment to expand the profession’s knowledge base through ongoing fellowship and exchange. For more information, visit the website: http://www.aaopt.org.

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