November 16 -17, 2019

SHERATON TORONTO AIRPORT HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTRE 801 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON

OD registration full. Assistants track still open for registration.

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CANADA’S PREMIERE DRY EYE MEETING

Taking your dry eye practice to new heights

BASE CAMP

Build a solid foundation, incorporating the latest science and research from DEWS II all in an effort to restore tear film homeostasis.

ASCEND

Bring the science into patient care by observing a complete patient work-up from diagnosis to treatment and management. Hands on workshops using the latest diagnostic and treatment devices.

SUMMIT

Reach the peak with the knowledge to launch a dry eye offering in your practice. Build the proper workflow and businses model to provide excellent patient care and practice profitability.

ASSISTANTS

New this year! Turn your team members into Ocular Hygienists. Sunday November 17th 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre

801 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON

DATE & TIME

8:00AM – 5PM, 16 Nov

8:00AM – 1:00PM. 17 Nov

10+ FACULTY

HANDS ON TRADE SHOW

ASSISSTANTS | TECH TRACK

TICKETS LIMITED TO 200

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.

HANDS ON WORKSHOPS

Tear Osmolarity

Inflammitory Markers

IPL (Intense Pulse Light Therapy)

Meibomian Gland Imaging

Thermal Meibomian Gland Expression

GET INSPIRED

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 have the latest treatments and devices available for practitioners to see and try. Many of which will be demonstrated live on real dry eye patients.

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.

2019 FACULTY

Dr. Laura Periman

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

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

OD, FAAO

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. Etty Bitton

Dr. Etty Bitton

OD, Professor U of Montreal

Etty Bitton currently works at the School of Optometry, Université de Montréal as a Professor and Director of the Dry Eye Clinic. Etty does research on dry eye, tear film, contact lenses and related issues.

Dr. Trevor Miranda

Dr. Trevor Miranda

OD

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

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. Scott Schachter

Dr. Scott Schachter

OD - Global Ambassador TFOS

Dr. Schachter received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry and opened a private practice in Pismo Beach, CA with an emphasis on ocular surface disease.

Dr. Euan McGinty

Dr. Euan McGinty

Optometrist

A dedicated eye geek, Euan has been fortunate to practice in both Scotland and Canada.  A partner in successful multi-office locations in both countries, he brings a creative energy and drive to the businesses, pushing them to excel.  He loves the business of optometry, general optometry practice and has had a career long interest in dry eye management.

Dr. John Wilson

Dr. John Wilson

Optometrist

With a career path seldom equaled, John started his working life as a coal miner and then as a police officer.  Bringing a unique perspective to optometry, John is a partner in a business that has gone from cold start to a multi-doctor, multi-location, multi-personality office based in Nova Scotia in under six years.

Christine Lapointe

Christine Lapointe

Owner CEO Aesthetics 360

Christine works as a consultant for both private practices and nationally acclaimed academic institutions in both the Ophthalmology and Aesthetic industries worldwide. 

2019 SPONSORS

A huge thank you to the sponsors listed below for making the second annual Canadian Dry Eye Summit possible.

EVENT SCHEDULE

10+ HOURS OF COPE APPROVED CE

Saturday November 16, 2019 7:00 am to 5:20 pm

Sunday November 17, 2019 7:45 am to 2:50 pm

 7:00 am  Registration
7:30 – 7:40 am Welcome
7:40 – 8:30 am  Keynote: Dr. Laura Perimna
 8:35 – 9:25 am Dr. Scott Schachter – Dry Eye Disease & Vision
 Break  
 9:40 – 10:30 am Dr. Etty Bitton – DEWS II
10:30 – 11:25 am Ask the expert panel
11:25 – 12:25 pm Lunch & Tradeshow
 12:25 – 2:25 pm Hands on Dry Eye Experience
2:30 – 3:20 pm Dr. Lyndon Jones – CL & DED
3:25 – 4:15 pm Dr. Sondra Black – DED & Peri-surgical care
Break
4:30 – 5:20 pm Ask the expert panel

 

7:45 am Breakfast
8:00 – 8:50 am Dr. Laurie Capogna: DED & Targeted nutritional approach
8:55 – 9:45 am Dr. Henri Reiss: DED – driving compliance with treatment
Break
10:00 – 10:50 am Dr. Trevor Miranda: Anatomy of a DED practice
10:55 – 11:45 Dr. Euan McGinty: The Monotony of Dry Eye – Boring Routine Practice
11:50 – 12:50 pm Lunch – Ask the expert panel
1:00 – 1:50 pm  Platinum Vendors – Showcase
2:00 – 2:50 pm 4ECPS Marketing your Dry Eye Practice

 

7:45 am Breakfast
8:00 – 8:50 am Dr. Richard Maharaj: DED 101 – Fundamentals of DED and Ocular Hygiene
8:55 – 9:45 am Christine Lapointe: Putting the patient experience first
Break
10:00 – 10:50 am Hands on diagnostice device training (Osmolarity, InflammaDry, Meibography)
10:55 – 11:45 Hands on treatment support training (LipiFlow, iLux, microblepharoexfoliation, IPL)
11:50 – 12:50 pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:50 pm Customer Service / Dry Eye Experience

Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre

801 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON

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