Vision Rehabilitation
Forum & Continuing Education

Thursday, June 20, 2019
9 a.m.-noon
Location: TBD

Sponsored by:

Eschenbach
Enhanced Vision RightEye  

  

Overview

AOA's Vision Rehabilitation (VR) Forum is an opportunity to learn more about VR and how this field can benefit your practice. For 2019, the forum will introduce attendees to the field and provide a venue for experts to discuss advances in VR. To view pictures and presentations from the 2018 VR Forum, please click here

In addition to the Forum, we will have a series of VR continuing education (CE) at Optometry's Meeting®. Please see our list of Vision Rehab CE lectures for more information.

2019 VR Forum schedule:

General Forum

  • Review objectives, efforts and activities of VRC and advocacy network
  • Discuss advances in the field of vision rehabilitation
  • Provide basic information for members who are thinking about adding VR to their practice


Hands-on Session

  • Allows members to learn more about VR technology, devices and practice
  • Attendees will receive hands-on demonstration from industry on VR equipment


Student Forum

  • Introduce students to VRC and how it can benefit their careers
  • Provide updates on success of student VR club For more VR courses and events at Optometry's Meeting


Registration


Please register through OptometrysMeeting.org. For questions or more details, contact VR@aoa.org.

Vision Rehabilitation-related CE lectures
(Please check for updates as Optometry's Meeting approaches)

Courses presented by the Vision Rehabilitation Committee:

Course # Title Instructors Time
2135 Vision Rehab Panel Carl Garbus, O.D.
Janis Winters, O.D.
Eric Ikeda, O.D.
Thursday
June 20, 2019
2-3 p.m.
2175 20/30 with Compliant of Near Blur: Vision Rehabilitation and When/How to Refer for Primary Eye Care Provider Janis Winters, O.D. Thursday
June 20, 2019
8-9 p.m.
W300 Diagnosis and Mangement of Concussion in Primary Care Workshop Jacqueline Theis, O.D.
Carl Garbus, O.D.
Friday
June 21, 2019
9 a.m.-noon
4040 Unique Vision Rehabilitation Solutions for Patients with Low Vsion and Traumatic Brain Injury Janis Winters, O.D.
Eric Ikeda, OD
Saturday
June, 22, 2019
9-11 a.m.
5015 Neuroplasticity for the Stroke Survivor "A Practical Approach for Primary Care Optometry" Eric Ikeda, O.D. Sunday
June 23, 2019
10 a.m.-noon

 

All Vision Rehabilitation Courses at Optometry's Meeting:

  Course # Title Instructors Time
1045 The Headache Conundrum: A Panel of Pearls for Providers Richard Mangan, O.D.
James Fanelli, O.D.
Leonid Skorin, O.D.
Wednesday
June 19, 2019
1-3 p.m.
1095 "Doctor, I See Double": Simplifying Diplopia Joseph Sowka, O.D. Wednesday
June 19, 2019
3-4 p.m.
2115 Vision Therapy and Neuro-Rehabilitation: Optometric Considerations in Third Party Reimbursement Harvey Richman, O.D.
Rebecca Wartman, O.D.
Thursday
June 20, 2019
1-3 p.m.
2135 The Face of Vision Rehabilitation: A panel discussion - What is it now? Moderator Carl Garbus, O.D.
Panelists
Janis Winters, O.D.
Eric Ikeda, O.D.
Thursday
June 20, 2019
2-3 p.m.
2175 20/30 with compliant of near blur: Vision rehabilitation and when/how to refer for primary eye care provider Janis Winters, O.D. Thursday
June 20, 2019
8-9 p.m.
P335 Concussion: Don't Just "Shake it Off" Robert Reed, O.D. Friday
June 21, 2019
2-3 p.m.
W300 Diagnosis and Management of Concussion in Primary Care Workshop Jacqueline Theis, O.D.
Carl Garbus, O.D.
Friday
June 21, 2019
9 a.m.-noon
4040 Unique Vision rehabilitation solutions for patients with low vision and traumatic brain injury Janis Winters, O.D.
Eric Ikeda, O.D.
Saturday
June 22, 2019
9-11 a.m.
5015 Neuroplasticity for the Stroke Survivor Eric Ikeda, O.D. Sunday
June 23, 2019
10 a.m.-noon