Dr. Michele Martin talks about how the
Dry Eye Summit changed her practice
CANADA’S PREMIERE DRY EYE MEETING NOW VIRTUAL!
Taking your dry eye practice to new heights
Build a solid foundation, incorporating the latest science and research to enable you to develop your own dry eye protocol in your practice.
Bring the science into patient care by observing a complete patient work-up from diagnosis to treatment and management. Live demonstrations of the latest diagnostic tests and treatment devices.
Reach the peak with the knowledge to launch a dry eye offering in your practice. Build the proper workflow and business model to provide excellent patient care and practice profitability.
VIRTUAL SUMMIT DESIGNED TO BE MORE INTERACTIVE THAN EVER
LIVE DRY EYE WORKUP
Learn from the best as experts work up real dry eye patients. See their dry eye exam workflow in action. What test are important, how to perform them and how to interpret them.
Tear osmolarity, Inflammatory markers
IPL (Intense Pulse Light Therapy), meibomian gland imaging
Thermal gland expression, RF frequency
Eye spa treatments
LIVE Q&A WITH FACULTY
Faculty will be available for live Q&A after each session.
Expert panel discussion with audience questions.
Live chat throughout the event.
STREAM CONTENT POST EVENT
All content will be available to stream to all registrants
until January 31, 2021
From experienced to novice, everyone will walk away energized and ready to take their dry eye offering to the next level.
FRESH TECH INSIGHTS
Vendors and business managers from North America’s top companies will be present and many will showcase their products via live demonstrations.
MEET NEW FACES
Come gather with some of the best minds in dry eye and ocular surface disease in North America. From experienced to novice, everyone will walk away learning something new.
Below is the outline of topics to be covered during the two day virtual event.
COPE APPROVAL PENDING
- Basic Dry Eye Science
- Developing your own DED protocol
- Specialty Contact Lenses & Dry Eye
- Nutrition & Dry Eye Disease
- Pharmaceutical and In-office Treatment Strategies
- Cosmetics & Optometry
- Aesthetics and Dry Eye Disease
- Building your Dry Eye Practice
- Aligning Dry Eye Disease – Staff & Doctor Eyegiene: Ocular Hygienists
- Doctor Patient Journey
- Dry Eye Facebook Groups
- Dry Eye Social Media & Blogging
- Live Dry Eye Work-up – Soup to Nuts
- Eyelid Debridement/Microblepharoexfoliation
- Radio Frequency
- Intense Pulse Light
- Meibomian Gland Imaging
To be announced
Content will be available to all registrants to stream until January 31, 2021.
2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE FACULTY
Dr. Laura Periman
MD, Ocular Surface Disease Expert
Dr. Laura Periman, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist, fellowship- trained cornea and refractive surgeon and Ocular Surface Disease Expert.
Dr. Lyndon Jones
Professor | Director CORE U of Waterloo
Lyndon Jones is a Professor at the School of Optometry & Vision Science and Director of the Centre forOcular Research & Education (CORE) at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Richard Maharaj
Dr. Richard Maharaj is the medical director of eyeLABS in Brampton, ON a specialty ocular surface disease clinic. He also serves as the chief learning officer of My Dry Eye.
Dr. Trevor Miranda
Dr. Trevor Miranda is a partner in a multi-doctor, four-location practice on Vancouver Island. A serial entrepreneur, Trevor is constantly testing different patient care and business models.
Dr. laurie Capogna
OD, Eye Wellness
Co-author of Eyefoods: A Food Plan for Healthy Eyes and Eyefoods for Kids: A Tasty Guide to Nutritionand Eye Health. Passionate about spreading the message of the importance of nutrition and lifestyle onthe prevention of eye disease.
Dr. Henry Reis
Ophthalmologist, Corneal Specialist, Optometrist
Dr. Henry Reis is a cornea specialist and researcher from Brazil, the owner of Integra Eyecare Centre and co-founder of OSDx, world’s first A.I. solution for ocular surface assessment.
Co-Founder Marketing 4ECPs
Kevin is a serial entrepreneur and marketing expert. He founded POD marketing in 2014 and co-founded marketing 4ECPs soon after. Kevin has a drive and passion for marketing that has taken eye care practices from across North America to new heights. He is also a best selling author with his newly released book entitled “click.”
Dr. Andrea Lasby
Optometrist, Mission Eye Care
Dr. Lasby graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2013, then went on to complete a Cornea and Contact Lens Residency at Northeastern State University, Oklahoma College of Optometry, in 2014.
Dr. Peter Pham
Ophthalmologist, Founder of Zocular
Dr. Harbir Sian
Optometrist, Highstreet Eye Care
Dr. Diana Nguyen
Dr. Diana Nguyen completed her Doctor of Optometry at the University of Waterloo in 2020. She has a special interest in dry eyes and speciality contact lenses. Dr. Nguyen enjoys mentoring and writing educational content for patients, optometrists and optometry students.
Dr. Art Epstein
Optometrist, Phoenix Eye Care
Highly regarded educator, popular speaker and a prolific author. Dr. Epstein is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a Distinguished Practitioner of the National Academies of Practice and a Diplomat of the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry.
Dr. Tina Goodhew OD
Dr. Tina Goodhew is a partner in private practice at Abbey Eye Care in Oakville, Ontario. Clinically, she has a special interest in children’s vision, specialty contact lenses (scleral lenses & ortho-k) & dry eye therapy.
Dr. Jeff Goodhew OD
Dr. Jeff Goodhew is a partner in Abbey Eye Care. A full scope independent practice located in Oakville, ON. Along with his spouse & partner Dr. Tina Goodhew they have opened practices in 3 different provinces.
Dr. Sal Jivraj OD
OD, MBA, FBCLA, FEAOO, FCOptom, FAAO
Dr. Sal Jivraj is the clinical director of Market Mall Eye Clinic, Calgary. He focused his MBA thesis on the Development of Specialist Dry Eye Services in Optometric Practice. He is the creator of the DryiRelief app.