Annual Clinical Optometry Update and Review

Texas Tech Physicians – Ophthamology will host the 4th Annual Clinical Optometry Update and Review from 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Academic Classroom Building 3601 Fourth St.

The goal of the conference is to provide area health care professionals with recent and continuing advances in the field of optometry. Professionals will come from across Texas and New Mexico.

Presentations and speakers include:

  • “Approaches to Antibiotic Therapy in Ophthalmic Infections," Richard Winn, M.D.

  • “The Building Blocks of Coding for Optometry,” Sandra Farr Schnable, CPC, CCS-P

  • “New Tools and Guidelines for an Old Problem," Kelly T. Mitchell, M.D.

  • “Iris Anatomy and Tumors," David A. Lewis, M.D.

  • “Managing Cataract Surgical Complications," David L. McCartney, M.D.

  • “A Clear View of Diabetes," Kelly T. Mitchell, M.D.

  • “Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Agents Used in Eye Clinics," Daniel J. Good, M.D. and David L. McCartney, M.D.

  • “Don’t Cry for Dry Eye," Cathy Y. Wittman, O.D.

The conference provides eight hours of approved continuing education for optometrists. For more information, contact Charity Donaldson at (806) 743-9500 ext. 245.

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