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Annual Meeting
Subspecialty Day
Glaucoma Subspecialty Day 2014: Integrating New Technologies and Approaches Into Your Daily Practice

In conjunction with the American Glaucoma Society
Under Pressure®

Date: Saturday, Oct. 18

Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Grand Ballroom S100ab, McCormick Place, Chicago


Registration for the Glaucoma Subspecialty meeting allows you to:

  • Visit the AAO 2014 Exhibition on Saturday, Oct. 18.
  • Float among all Subspecialty Day meetings held on Saturday, Oct. 18 – Cornea, Glaucoma, Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology and Pathology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, Retina and Uveitis.

Online registration is now closed. You can register onsite: visit the Ticket Sales counter in South, Hall A. Find more information about registration, including fees.

Hotel Reservations

Glaucoma Program

Program Directors
David S. Friedman, MD, MPH, PhD; James D. Brandt, MD

Program Planning Group
Anjali M. Bhorade, MD; James D. Brandt, MD; Yvonne M. Buys, MD; Teresa C. Chen, MD; David S. Friedman, MD, MPH, PhD; David S. Greenfield, MD; Kouros Nouri-Mahdavi, MD; Jody R. Piltz-Seymour, MD; Pradeep Y. Ramulu, MD, PhD; Anthony D. Realini, MD; Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH; Angelo P. Tanna, MD.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Glaucoma Subspecialty Day is to equip the general ophthalmologist with practical tools for improving the management of glaucoma patients and to highlight the latest breakthroughs in glaucoma care for the glaucoma subspecialist.

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of general ophthalmologists, glaucoma specialists and other ophthalmologic subspecialists and allied health personnel who are involved in the management of glaucoma patients.

Education Level
Intermediate, Advanced

The goal of this program is to provide attendees with a comprehensive update on the diagnosis and management of glaucoma.

Program Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe innovations in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma within their historical context.
  • Manage complex cases of glaucoma when other eye diseases are present.
  • Evaluate the current status of optic disc and retinal nerve fiber layer imaging and its role in diagnosing and managing glaucoma.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with current issues in medical and surgical therapy for glaucoma.
  • Identify and manage glaucoma surgical complications.

CME Accreditation
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Attendees registered as exhibitors, spouses, and guests are not eligible for CME credits.