AOA sections in full swing at Optometry’s Meeting®

May 10, 2012

Attendees of Optometry’s Meeting® can can choose from a full schedule of activities for the sections of the AOA.

The Contact Lens and Cornea Section (CLCS) will host its Awards Reception, function code 0260, on Friday, June 29 at 6:30 p.m.

Join them as they honor the 2012 recipient of the Dr. Donald Korb Award – Perry Rosenthal, M.D.

Be sure to register for his lecture on Saturday – you won’t want to miss it!

The reception is sponsored by Alcon.

The CLCS will host its Korb Award Lecture of Excellence on Saturday, June 30 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Join Dr. Rosenthal and get updated on current research in anterior segment physiology and contact lens information.

This important lecture will contain the information needed to completely understand the current thinking in corneal metabolism, physiology, and the role of contact lenses on the eye.

Register online for function 3065.

VRS Member Forum 

Plan to join the AOA Vision Rehabilitation Section (VRS) at the Member Forum on Friday, June 29 at Optometry’s Meeting®.

The forum is a face-to-face meeting where participants may bring forth issues from their state and share with the group.

The VRS welcomes state affiliates, AOA members and students to participate.

The issue of health care reform and optometry’s professional advancement is one of the topics of discussion.

The section would like to hear from members concerning new national health care law and visions plans and how that would impact their ability to provide vision rehabilitation care.

Register online for Optometry’s Meeting® at www.aoa.org/x21318.xml using function code 0230.

Please let the VRS Council know your thoughts about health care reform, as well as any other issues or concerns.

For more information and to register for the 2012 Optometry’s Meeting® in Chicago, visit www.optometrysmeeting.org.

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