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ASCRS hits ‘La La Land’ for 2017 annual meeting
ASCRS hits ‘La La Land’ for 2017 annual meeting
The 2017 meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) will be held May 5 to 9 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, but at least one guest speaker will be sharing his “out-of-this-world” experiences.
Researchers, scientists flock to East Coast for ARVO 2017
The annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) continues to explore new cities after spending many years in Fort Lauderdale, FL. This year’s installment will be held May 6 to 11 at the Baltimore Convention Center, and will feature the theme “Global Connections in Vision Research,” in recognition of the fact that successful science requires strong global connections--among researchers, across disciplines, and between generations.
Glaucoma 360 approaches disease from every angle
Research. Industry. Philanthropy. These three facets—each with a unique purpose—will come together for the 2017 installment of the annual Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) Glaucoma 360 meeting. The three-day event will occur Feb. 2 to 4, 2016.
Academy brings innovation theme to Chicago in October
Academy brings innovation theme to Chicago in October
A preview of what to expect at AAO 2016 in Chicago!
How to approach the management of seasonal allergies
Every spring, ophthalmologists typically see a big influx of patients seeking relief from the itching and watery eyes that come with allergies. Learn the best methods to consider for helping your patients get through the allergy season.
Cataract meeting outgrows Sarasota, moves to Naples in 2016
The annual “Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is!” meeting has grown so much that after five years, it has had to relocate from Sarasota to Naples, Florida, to accommodate all the attendees and exhibitors.
All eyes on Vegas for 2015 American Academy of Ophthalmology
The American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting returns to Las Vegas on Nov. 14 to 17 at the Sands Expo/Venetian. Attendees will encounter a “full house” of educational options from which to choose.
Financing practice improvements the right way
Patients appreciate physician offices that look fresh and employ the latest technology, but these features can be expensive. For a physician in a solo or small-group practice, keeping up can mean taking on debt, and all the planning and tough decisions that entails.
After SGR: Physician pay facing a value-driven future
The annual battle over the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula has come to an end. But the program that replaces it will be Medicare’s leap into the world of value-based payment and risk sharing, and the resulting changes will have a massive impact on how physicians are reimbursed.
Insurers raise questions about medical device approval process
Insurers have raised concerns about the regulation and approval process of medical devices in the wake of a recent advisory notice issued by the FDA on the risks of laparoscopic power morcellators.

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