SMO Annual Meeting at AAO 2017


SMO Annual Meeting
Sunday, 12 November 2017 at 1730
Marriott New Orleans
555 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana
Meet & greet, reception and CME

1 hour of AMA/PRA Category 1 CME Credit

Doors open at 5:30 pm
Hors d'oeuvres will be served
Room for 100

Resident Research Poster Session
Held during meet and greet

“State of Corneal Cross-linking in the DoD”
Maj William Gensheimer, MD

“Topography Guided PRK and Corneal Cross-linking”
LtCol Tighe Richardson, MD

“Implantable Collamer Lens in the DoD”
COL Scott Barnes, MD

CLICK here to print/view the flyer: SMO 2017 Annual Meeting Flyer

VA DoD Session at AAO 2017

World War I to Now:  The evolution of combat eye care
in the DoD and VA across 100 years of conflict

Monday, November 13, 2017
12:45pm to 1:45pm
Room:  239

This year marks the centennial of the entry of U.S. military forces into World War I. This symposium will examine the evolution of management of combat eye care in the DoD and VA.  Speakers will provide insights into the abilities and limitations of a WWI ophthalmologist and surgical innovations arising from the exigencies of battlefield medicine. Successes and continuing limitations in military medicine will be compared between the Great War and present day.

Moderator:   Andrew Thliveris PhD, MD
                   President, Association of VA Ophthalmologists


Robert Mazzoli, MD, FACS, COL (Ret) MC USA
Professor of Surgery (Ophthalmology), Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD  
Director, Education, Training, Simulation and Readiness, DOD-VA Vision Center of Excellence, Bethesda, MD
Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive, and Orbital Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma,  WA

Glenn Cockerham, MD, COL (Ret) USAF
Association of VA Ophthalmologists
VA Ophthalmology National Program Director, VA Palo Alto
Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated), Ophthalmology and Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine

CLICK here to print/view the flyer:  VA DOD 2017 Flyer

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