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 Export to Your Calendar 11/10/2019
When: 11/10/2019
Where: del Lago Resort and Casino
1133 State Route 414
Waterloo, New York  13165
United States
Contact: 518-694-4581

Online registration is available until: 11/10/2019
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Take #2- Updated Content

Why does this Piece of Plastic cost as much as my iPhone? (Ophthalmic Dispensing Approved)

Scott Shapiro

Every day eye care professionals all over the country have to deal with patients who ask the question, “Why are eyeglasses so expensive?”  This course from State Optical Co. CEO, Scott Shapiro, pulls back the curtain on the eyewear manufacturing and educates ECPs on how a slab of acetate becomes a frame.


Course TBD (Contact Lens)

Michael Gzik


Abbe Values and Dispersion (Ophthalmic Dispensing Approved)

Laura Frezza                                                       

Using the science of Light and Optics we will define and discuss Abbe Value and its relationship to refractive index.  We will provide techniques to assist in selecting the most appropriate lens material based on refractive error and its complexity, as an overview we will discuss ways to present different lens material to patients.


Course TBD (Contact Lens)

Michael Gzik


Profitability with Out of Network Patients (Business Management)

Doreen Gaede

This course reviews the pros and cons of working as an In-network provider vs. an Out-of-network provider.   Touch points include:  Referrals, Billing issues and Paperwork, Staff productivity, vendor restrictions and patient loyalty. 


Diagnosis, Diseases and Remedies (Dual Approved)

Laura Frezza and Robert Wallner

This segment will provide an overview in the ocular pathologies that are often diagnosed without remedy. We will give an overview of these conditions, how they are diagnosed and the choices that we can provide to patients. What will be interesting is to see how far the technology has come to diagnose and offer better remedies. 

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