InterviewODwire.org TV

Drs. Resnick and Slusky on Water Surface Technology, Part 1

In this ODwire TV Episode, we meet with Drs. Susan Resnick and Michael Slusky to talk about Permanent Water Surface Contact Lens Technologies, and the unique characteristics of the contact lenses that use them (DAILIES TOTAL1®, PRECISION1® and TOTAL30®)

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CEwire

CEwire2023 Open for Early Registration!

CEwire2023 Early Bird Giveaway

CEwire2023: The Largest CE Conference in Optometry is Back!
With 60 Interactive/Synchronous & Asynchronous/On Demand COPE CREDITS

REGISTER HERE$169 Early Bird Registration, PLUS receive a $10 Starbucks Gift Card if you register before 1/4!

DOWNLOAD the February 25-26, 2023 Schedule of Courses!

Join us for the largest online CE event in optometry and see why over 18,000 ODs have chosen to participate over the past eight years!

Use your conference pass to Watch LIVE online these dates:

February 25 & 26, 2023
April 29 & 30, 2023
June 3 & 4, 2023

September 9 & 11, 2023

OR watch ON DEMAND at your own pace and on your own schedule through December 1, 2023.

Register to receive exclusive discounts from leading vendors, and tune in to the CEwire2023 Livestream, where we’ll chat with optometric thought leaders and eye care industry executives.

Discuss the event & ask questions in this thread. Hope to see you there!

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InterviewODwire.org TV

Dr. Howard Ketelson on the SYSTANE® Product Family of Artificial Tears


In this ODwire TV episode, we speak with Howard Ketelson, PhD, former Head of Dry Eye Care Ideation and Innovation at Alcon, and now life sciences expert at PA Consulting.

We discuss his involvement in the development of the SYSTANE® Product Family of Artificial Tears. (He was one of the scientists at Alcon responsible for its development; it is always fun to speak to ‘insiders’ who can give us some insight as to how and why product were developed!)

We also turn our attention to the latest product in the family, SYSTANE® COMPLETE PF, a preservative-free formulation, and discuss its benefits and how it is different from other drops.

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NewsTechnology

Vision Expo West 2022: A Quick Review!


In this brief video, Dr. Adam Farkas walks us through Vision Expo West 2022.

He compares the event to prior Expos to try to see if the conference is in decline, or bouncing back after a hard few years.

Watch as he meets up with other ODwire.org members. What was your experience at this year’s event?

Weigh in here!

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CEwire2022 Interactive Finale Starts Saturday, Sept 10!


CEwire2022: The Largest CE Conference in Optometry is Back for one last Interactive Event!
With 60 Interactive & On Demand COPE CREDITS

REGISTER HERE

DOWNLOAD September 10 & 11 Schedule of Courses!

Join us for the largest online CE event in optometry and see why over 16,000 ODs have chosen to participate over the past six years!

Use your conference pass to Watch LIVE online these dates:

February 19 & 20
March 19 & 20
May 14 & 15

September 10 & 11

OR watch ON DEMAND at your own pace and on your own schedule through December 1, 2022.

Register to receive exclusive discounts from leading vendors, and tune in to the CEwire2022 Livestream, where we’ll chat with optometric thought leaders and eye care industry executives.

Discuss the event & ask questions in this thread. Hope to see you there!

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Webinar

Understanding VKC: Not “Just an Allergy”

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) is a seasonally recurring, bilateral, and severe form of allergic inflammation affecting the ocular surface. This relatively uncommon type of allergic eye disease can cause severe damage to the ocular surface, leading to corneal scarring and vision loss if not treated properly. The disease happens in children as well as adults with a male preponderance in children.

Join us for a great discussion, with leading experts Dr. Susan Resnick and Dr. Susan J. Gromacki as we dive into a comprehensive overview of VKC, its impact on QoL of patients, management and addressing treatment gaps in Adult VKC.

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TechnologyWebinar

OCT Angiography: Age Related Macular Degeneration with Dr. Julie Rodman

In this practice building with OCTA webinar, Dr. Julie Rodman expands on her most recent webinar, “OCT Angiography: How to apply the data clinically for diabetes management,” to discuss Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and the outer retina.

She will present a step-by-step guide to assessing the outer retina with OCTA, applying the data clinically, and incorporating AngioAnalytics to monitor disease progression over time.

Attendees of this course will explore:

• How to assess the outer retina with OCTA
• How to apply OCTA data clinically for AMD
• How to monitor retinal disease over time

This webinar is ideal for clinicians and practice owners looking to learn how to utilize OCTA to assess Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and outer retinal disease.

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TechnologyWebinar

More Efficient Field Testing Using VR with Dr. Paul Karpecki


Like any test that has evolved over time, today’s visual field tests have grown more accurate and reliable, but legacy systems have remained cumbersome for patients and practices alike.

In this ODwire.org webinar, Paul Karpecki, OD, explores how advancements in technology can help your practice overcome the limitations of legacy visual field tests.

He will discuss how the combination of Virtual Reality headsets with advanced, time-tested software, will lead to more efficient and accurate testing with a positive patient experience.


Attendees of this course will learn:

* How new technology can increase comfort and decrease anxiety for the patient, technician and practitioner

* How features like Active Eye Tracking provide reliable visual field results

* Why new testing modalities will improve testing speed and clinic efficiency


About Paul Karpecki, OD:

As a practicing Optometrist and Medical Director of KEPLR Vision, Dr. Karpecki leverages his expansive clinical expertise and business acumen to elevate the role of Optometry.

He is committed to innovation and collaborates to bring new technologies and innovative treatments to the Optometric space. He serves as Director of Cornea Services at Kentucky Eye Institute in Lexington, KY, Gaddie Eye Centers in Louisville, KY and Center for Sight in Carmel, IN.

In addition to completing a full year Retina Fellowship at one of the top 20 US practices, Retina Associates of Kentucky, he is the Associate Professor at the University of Pikeville Kentucky of Optometry.

In addition, Dr. Karpecki serves as Chief Medical Editor for Review of Optometry and has authored 30+ peer reviewed articles, 400+ non-peer reviewed and 7 book chapters.


About the featured technology:

The Smart System | VR Headset by M&S Technologies is a programmable VR Headset with Surface Pro 7 tablet that is powered by time-tested software for fast, accurate and convenient visual field testing.

This portable device includes Active Eye Tracking Functionality, QuickScreen Visual Field testing with full Threshold testing in 3 minutes per eye, and an intuitive interface for ease of use.

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TechnologyWebinar

OCT Angiography: How to Apply the Data Clinically for Diabetes Management with Dr. Julie Rodman

Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography, or OCTA, is new, non-invasive approach to visualizing retinal vasculature that is transforming the way physicians see diabetes.

In this practice building with OCTA series, recognized thought leader Dr. Julie Rodman discusses how to see retinal vasculature without having to refer patients out, visualize signs of disease earlier, make more intelligent referrals, manage more pathology, and elevate the practice with state-of-the-art imaging technology.

Attendees of this course will explore:
• The difference in time domain OCTspectral domain OCT, and OCTA
• How OCT Angiography works
• How to apply the data clinically for inner retinal disease management

This webinar is ideal for clinicians and practice owners looking to learn more about the clinical impact of OCT Angiography for inner retinal disease, specifically diabetic eye disease.

Discuss this webinar & ask questions in this thread

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CEwire2022 Interactive Event on Saturday, May 19!


CEwire2022: The Largest CE Conference in Optometry is Back!
With 60 Interactive & On Demand COPE CREDITS

REGISTER HERE

DOWNLOAD May 14 & 15 Schedule of Courses!

Join us for the largest online CE event in optometry and see why over 16,000 ODs have chosen to participate over the past six years!

Use your conference pass to Watch LIVE online these dates:

February 19 & 20
March 19 & 20
May 14 & 15

September 10 & 11

OR watch ON DEMAND at your own pace and on your own schedule through December 1, 2022.

Register to receive exclusive discounts from leading vendors, and tune in to the CEwire2022 Livestream, where we’ll chat with optometric thought leaders and eye care industry executives.

Discuss the event & ask questions in this thread. Hope to see you there!

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