American Association of Corporate Optometrists


serving the community of corporate-affiliated optometrists



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Westin Alexandria Old Town Hotel 
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October 19-21, 2019
Alexandria, VA

Celebrating six years, a schedule designed with only Corporate Optometrists in mind. The ultimate event to network with—and learn from—your corporate optometry peers. We invite you to join us for the celebration!


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Instructions for Optometrists Attending CE Courses
(for Apple v 1.2 and Android v 1.2)

Optometrists can use the OE TRACKER mobile app to record attendance at continuing education courses and receive instant course credit. Not only is it easy, but the app is FREE and can be used by anyone with an OE TRACKER number. The OE TRACKER app is available for iPhones/iPads and Android phones. CLICK TO SEE INSTRUCTIONS.

Educational Session Topics and Descriptions by Dr. Semessemes

Nutrition and Genetics For Retinal Health” - where Dr. Semes will parse the staging of dry AMD as well as dissect the morass of the OTC supplement market. Click to learn more.

A New Look at AMD” - where Dr. Semes will explore the risk factors, the burden of treatment for the neovascular form as well as the staging clinical manifestations of AMD. Click to learn more.

By taking a deeper dive into the contributions Dr. Larry J. Alexander relating to posterior segment, "What would Larry do," by Dr. Semes will feature cases that are enigmatic and offer a logical, pragmatic approach to solving them.

Educational Session Topics and Descriptions by Dr. Banyasdr banyas

In “Nutraceuticals for Skin and Eyes,” Dr. Banyas presents a review of clinically relevant nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals their indications, mechanisms, contraindications, and safety profiles.

Dr. Banyas presents Botulinum Toxin for Head and Neck,” a deep dive into the science behind botulinum toxin is reviewed as well as its history in medicine. Click to learn more.

Educational Session Topics by Dr. Madonnadr madonna
Dr. Madonna presents Glaucoma Update,” - an update on the state of new and emerging glaucoma pharmaceutical and surgical treatment options, new approaches to IOP measurement, and current and future approaches to measuring structure and function.

Systemic Diseases and Glaucoma”  - For a very long time, glaucoma has been described as a sick eye in a sick body. This course explores the relationship between the most common systemic conditions that appear to influence the onset and progression of glaucoma. Click to learn more. - Dr. Madonna

Using Visual Fields and OCT to Monitor Glaucoma Progression” - Identifying the presence of and rate of progression in glaucoma patients is often diagnostically challenging but is essential to the care of these patients. Click to learn more.

Educational Session Topics by Dr. Wilsonmaurice wilson
"I Am Still Not Selling Glasses: How to Practice Clinical Based Optometry in a Commercial Lease Setting" - Dr. Wilson This course will discuss equipment choices, insurance participation, contact lens fitting strategies, nutrition, and patient communication.

Educational Session Topics by Dr. Bottsdr botts
"How to utilize technology to grow your corporate practice one diagnosis code at a time." - This is a small group session (non-CE) with Dr. Eric Botts, OD of OBC.  It is for ODs that would like to learn more about building a better practice in a corporate location.  Click to learn more.

Anterior Segment Coding and Billing - This course will explain how to accurately code and document claims to medical insurance carriers. Using detailed patient examples it will demonstrate how to code for dry eye, cataract co-management, epilation, FB removal, and conjunctivitis. Click to learn more.

Educational Session Topics by Dr. Bowlingdr bowling
Professional Writing for Optometrists: A Primer” - Writing for optometric trade journals is a challenging yet rewarding endeavor and a great avenue for raising your profile and connecting with your peers. Click to learn more.

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About the American Association of Corporate Optometrists (AACO)

AACO is a national association working to bring members the best practices, programs, and services. Representing the more than 13,000 practicing-optometrists working in a corporate setting, we are dedicated to giving our members and vendors access to the best products, programs, and services available. Learn more about our membership benefits.