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(COPE Approved) 2 CE Credits 2015 EAST COAST OPTOMETRIC GLAUCOMA SYMPOSIUM T he annual East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium (ECOGS) brings together preeminent leaders in glaucoma diagnosis and treatment to share their clinical knowledge and personal experiences with colleagues, along with the latest research and best clinical practices. Experts gathered last fall in Bethesda, Md., to discuss everything from what damages the optic nerve in glaucoma to challenges of diagnosis, critical measurements for risk assessment and updates in the treatment algorithm. The following summary of the live event offers highlights from selected presentations. We believe eye care professionals seeking positive patient outcomes in their clinical practices will benefit from this information. – Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD, Meeting Co-Chairs Release Date: March 15, 2016 Expiration Date: March 31, 2017 Goal Statement: This update on glaucoma management will cover key risk fac-tors and considerations for glaucoma diagnosis, assessment and management, along with the latest research and best practices relative to glaucoma therapy. Faculty/Editorial Board: Derek Welsbie, MD, PhD; Murray Fingeret, OD; Leo Semes, OD; Michael Chaglasian, OD Credit Statement: This course is COPE approved for 2 hours of CE credit. COPE ID is 48344-GL. Please check your state licensing board to see if this approval counts toward your CE requirement for relicensure. Joint-Sponsorship Statement: This continuing education course is joint spon-sored by the University of Alabama School of Optometry. Disclosure Statement: Dr. Chaglasian is on the advisory boards of Alcon, Allergan and Carl Zeiss Meditec. Dr. Fingeret is a consultant to Alcon, Allergan, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Heidelberg Engineering, Topcon and Canon. He is on the advisory boards of Allergan, Alcon, Bausch + Lomb and Carl Zeiss Meditec. Dr. Semes is a consultant to Alcon, Allergan, Arctic Dx and Zeiss. He has stock own-ership in HPO. Dr. Welsbie has no financial relationships to disclose. Administered by Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from ® Review of Optometry Alcon *Approved

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