2019 Winter CME/Legislative Luncheon

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
DoubleTree Hotel, 315 4th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219

Guest Room Reservation Needed? Call the DoubleTree Hotel at 615-244-8200 and ask for the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians Guest Room Block to Receive a Discounted Room Rate.

Featured Lecturer:  Nate Lighthizer OD, FAAO
Oklahoma College of Optometry
Dr.Nathan Lighthizer, O.D., F.A.A.O., is a graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry. Upon graduation, he completed a residency in Family Practice Optometry with an emphasis in Ocular Disease through Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry. Dr. Lighthizer has since joined the faculty at the Oklahoma College of Optometry and serves as the Chief of Specialty Care Clinics and the Chief of Electro diagnostics Clinic. He was recently named the Director of Continuing Education as well as the Clinic Director at the Oklahoma College of Optometry. Dr. Lighthizer lectures nationally on numerous topics, most notably advanced ophthalmic procedures, electro diagnostics, and ocular disease. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

10:00 AM – Noon               COPE ID: 58893-LP   
“Laser Procedures for the Management of Glaucoma and More”
Total CE Hours: 2


Description: The use of laser energy to treat various anterior segment conditions, including posterior capsular opacification PCO, angle closure glaucoma, and open angle glaucoma, has been used by optometric physicians in certain states for over a decade.  This interactive lecture will review and update these ophthalmic laser procedures.

Noon – 1:30 PM Legislative Luncheon (Governor Bill Lee and all State Senators and Representatives will Receive Individual Invitations). 

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM         COPE ID: 58900-SP 
“Lumps, Bumps A Practical Guide to Evaluation and Technique”
Total CE Hours: 2

Description:  The proper recognition, evaluation, and management of ocular lumps and bumps can be potentially vision and life saving for a patient.  This interactive 2-hour lecture will spend the first hour reviewing eyelid surgical anatomy and how it pertains to ophthalmic removal of lid lumps and bumps.  The second hour will be devoted to various conditions requiring surgery and the surgical procedures to treat conditions.