CANADA’S PREMIERE DRY EYE MEETING
Taking your dry eye practice to new heights
Build a solid foundation, incorporating the latest science and research from DEWS II all in an effort to restore tear film homeostasis.
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.
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.
New this year, eye care staff can attend and learn how to perform several dry eye testing procedures and better educate and inform patients about their condition. Turn your team members into Ocular Hygienists.
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
IPL (Intense Pulse Light Therapy)
Meibomian Gland Imaging
Thermal Meibomian Gland Expression
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.
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. Etty Bitton
OD, Associate Professor U of Montreal
Etty Bitton currently works at the School of Optometry, Université de Montréal as an Associate 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 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. 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.
A huge thank you to the sponsors listed below for making the second annual Canadian Dry Eye Summit possible.
Sheraton Gateway Hotel
Toronto International Airport