Earn A Degree In O.S.D.

Deadline Extended: Registration open until February 28th!

Michiana Eye Center is proud to host, "Earn a Degree in O.S.D." Join us on March 14th, 2020 on the campus of the University of Notre Dame to learn the latest advancements in ocular surface disease diagnosis and treatment.

In our practice, roughly 12% of our patients are diagnosed with ocular surface disease, but many more experience dry eye symptoms that go un-diagnosed.  Could your patients be missing out on treatment options to address their O.S.D. symptoms?

Earn 6 COPE CE credits while attending presentations by leaders in the field of ocular surface disease treatment:

Whitney Hauser, O.D.

Whitney Hauser, O.D.  is a graduate of the Southern College of Optometry.  She serves as Clinical Development Consultant at Tearwell: Advanced Dry Eye Treatment Center and is the founder of DryEyeCoach.com, a comprehensive ocular surface disease treatment hub. She also serves on the editorial board of Primary Care Optometric News, Optometry Times, and is the dry eye columnist for Optometric Management. 

Doug Devries, O.D.

Doug Devries, O.D. is a graduate of the Pacific University College of Optometry. He has been awarded the Optometrist of the Year from the State of Nevada Optometric Association and from the Great Western Counsel of Optometry, where he served as President of both organizations. His specific area of interest has been in ocular surface disease, which makes up the majority of his clinical practice.  

Neel Desai, M.D.

Neel Desai, M.D. is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He is recognized throughout the country and internationally as one of only 100 surgeons able to perform advanced corneal transplants and another complex cataract, corneal and refractive procedures. He holds pending patents to new surgical products and advanced cornea surgical procedures of his own design.    

Notre Dame Dome

March 13th, 2020

6:30pm                 Sponsored Dinner Presentation at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse- Richard Mangan, O.D*

*For details regarding attendance at this event, please contact Christine at CChitwood@mecfps.com

March 14th, 2020

7:00am                       Registration/Check-In at Dahnke Ballroom, University of Notre Dame Stadium
8:00am - 9:45am        Ocular Surface Disease Innovations in Clinical Care- Whitney Hauser, O.D.
9:45am                       Coffee Break
10:00am - 11:45am    Update on Ocular Surface Disease- Doug Devries, O.D.
                                    IPL as Adjunctive Therapy In Treating MGD Lecture and Workshop- Doug Devries, O.D.
11:45pm                      Break for lunch, vendor exhibition
1:00pm - 2:45pm       Cutting Edge Cornea From the Ocular Surface to Advanced Corneal Transplants- Neel Desai, M.D.

If you haven't already, be sure to download the, "OE Tracker" app to your smart phone for quick, easy, submission of your attendance. QR Codes will be posted outside of the auditorium following the day's presentations. Simply scan the QR code to track your attendance.

Don't have a smart phone? Please be sure to let Michiana Eye Center staff know when you check-in, and your attendance will be tracked through our OE Tracker.

Hotel rooms are conveniently
available at both the Morris Inn and the Embassy Suites by Hilton. Room blocks have been reserved for your convenience, and can be accessed directly below. If you would like to call and provide your information over the phone, please mention, "Earn a Degree in O.S.D." for special room pricing.

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Morris Inn

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Valet parking is available at the Morris Inn for a rate of $10 per day, and $20 overnight. Complimentary parking tags are also available at the Valet desk for free parking in the BK1 lot, located just west of the Hammes Bookstore. Parking is also available at the University of Notre Dame Stadium. Details to follow.


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