OMP Schedule Saturday


8:00am – 9:00am

Session I “The Effects of Non Ocular Cancers On The Eye and Ocular Adnexa”

Richard Allen, MD

This course will cover an overview of taking a history and performing an ocular examination in a patient with a history of non-ocular cancer who presents with visual symptoms.  Discussion of physical findings of patients with common ocular affects from non-ocular cancers. Overview effects of common therapies on the eye and ocular adnexa including chemotherapies and radiation therapy as well as how newer chemotherapies effect the eye as well.

8:00am – 9:00am

Session II “Introduction to Gonioscopy”

Keegan Harkins, MD

This lecture will help you recognize when the doctor will perform a gonioscopy test. Explanation of how gonioscopy works to diagnose different eye conditions. Review of use and care of the lenses used for gonioscopy will be part of this course.

9:00am – 10:00am

Session I “What is Refraction?”

Brent Timperley, M.D.

This lecture will discuss what different types of refractive errors a patient may present with. Review the process of refracting and fine tuning your refractive skills in order to be more accurate and efficient the first time.

9:00am – 10:00am

Session II “Marijuana and Glaucoma”

Thomas Graul, M.D.

This course will describe legitimate uses of medical marijuana for treatment of certain medical conditions. Discussion of effects of marijuana and alcohol have on the eye and why these are poor treatments for glaucoma.

10:00 am – 10:15am


10:15am – 11:15am

Session I “Use of OCT in Glaucoma Diagnosis and Monitoring. Basics and OCT Artifacts…How We Deal with Both”

Shane Havens, MD

This course will describe OCT and how it can be utilized to detect Glaucoma damage. Review various strategies to determine glaucoma progression and discuss follow up procedures to avoid damage and progression.

10:15am – 11:15am

Session II “Eliminating Global Blindness – Out of Darkness”

Miek Feilmeier, MD

This presenter will lead a discussion providing an overview on Global Blindness and Global eye care based on his mission work over the last 10 years. Imagine a world without people living needlessly in darkness.

11:15am – 12:15pm

Session I: “Basics of Corneal Surgery”

Jordan Rixen, MD

Synopsis: This course will describe the layers of the cornea and common pathology that can affect each layer.  Discussed will be the surgical treatment options available for common pathology as well as review of post-operative care.  Video examples of these common surgical procedures will be presented.


September 23-24, 2016