Thank you for attending CE Sarasota 2016!
Sarasota, FL

The CE Sarasota Symposium is Southwest Florida's largest and most widely attended annual educational conference exclusively developed for optometric physicians. CE Sarasota offers attendees a wealth of networking opportunities, educational seminars, featured presentations and prime vendor listings.

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CE Sarasota is committed to advancing the art and science of Optometry through the transfer of performance-based knowledge,
specifically developed to optimize patient care.


Why Attend?

The CE Sarasota Symposium offers attendees a wealth of networking opportunities, educational seminars, featured presentations and prime vendor listings. Reserve your seat today. 

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Held in Sarasota, FL, the CE Sarasota Symposium is Southwest Florida’s largest and most widely attended annual educational conference exclusively developed for optometric physicians.

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Secure a booth to exhibit at the 2017 CE Sarasota Symposium. Space is limited.

 

 

Program Schedule
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Saturday, September 24, 2016
08:00 AM - 08:30 AM Registration (Prefunction I)

Register for the event at Prefunction I.

08:30 AM - 10:15 AM Lecture 1 – Follow the Evidence (Plaza I)

Follow the Evidence
Transcript Quality: 2 CE Hours
COPE 47131-SD
Speakers: Dr. Ron Melton, OD, FAAO & Dr. Randall Thomas, OD, MPH, FAAO

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10:30 AM - 12:15 PM Lecture 2 – Neuro Update (Plaza I)

Neuro Update
Transcript Quality: 2 CE hours
COPE 42388-NO
Speakers: Dr. Ron Melton, OD, FAAO & Dr. Randall Thomas, OD, MPH, FAAO

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12:15 PM - 01:15 PM Buffet Lunch/Exhibits (Plaza II)

Visit the exhibit hall and enjoy a buffet lunch.

01:15 PM - 02:30 PM Lecture 3 – Clinical Updates in Ophthalmology (Plaza I)

Clinical Updates in Ophthalmology
1 CE Hour
Speakers: David W. Shoemaker, M.D., William J. Lahners, M.D., F.A.C.S., William L. Soscia, M.D., Joshua W. Kim, M.D., William J. Mestrezat, M.D., M. Brandon Parrott, M.D., Ph.D., & John P. Fezza, M.D.

02:45 PM - 04:30 PM Lecture 4 – Prevention of Medical Errors (Plaza I)

Prevention of Medical Errors
2 CE Hours
COPE 41927-GO
Speakers: Joseph Sowka, OD & Barry Frauens, OD, FAAO

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04:45 PM - 06:30 PM Lecture 5 – Florida Jurisprudence (Plaza I)

Florida Jurisprudence
2 CE Hours
COPE 41445-EJ
Speakers: Joseph Sowka, OD & Barry Frauens, OD, FAAO

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06:30 PM - 07:00 PM Symposium Conclusion & Farewell Reception (Prefunction I)

Join us for drinks and light bites to conclude CE Sarasota 2016.

Speaker Lineup
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April Jasper OD, FAAO

Dr. April Jasper is an optometrist in private practice in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, President of the Florida Optometric Association and Professional Co-editor of Women in Optometry magazine and contributor to several other publications. She serves on several Advisory boards including Vision Source, Allergan, Marco, […]

David W. Shoemaker, M.D.

Center For Sight

David Shoemaker, M.D. founded Center For Sight over 25 years ago with the mission “To bring clear vision to life through caring and trusting relationships and the unending pursuit of excellence in eyecare.” Dr. Shoemaker is what is known as a “super specialist,” a doctor who devotes his entire practice to one discipline; in this […]

William J. Lahners, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Center For Sight

A specialist in All Laser LASIK, cataract and glaucoma surgery, Dr. William J. Lahners uses today’s advanced surgical and laser technology to help people enjoy life free from glasses or contact lenses. Dr. Lahners earned his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Texas, and his medical degree from Louisiana State University, graduating with […]

Joshua W. Kim, M.D.

Center For Sight

As a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, Dr. Joshua W. Kim is committed to delivering exceptional glaucoma and cataract care to Center For Sight patients. Dr. Kim brings the unrivaled combination of second-to-none medical training and experience with the latest technology to achieve superior results. A native of the Pacific Northwest near […]

William L. Soscia, M.D.

Center For Sight

Dr. William L. Soscia is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He is a decorated Army officer, serving in the Persian Gulf War in Iraq. Following his military career, Dr. Soscia was admitted to the University of Florida College of Medicine where he graduated with honors in research and was elected […]

M. Brandon Parrott, M.D., Ph.D.

Center For Sight

M. Brandon Parrott, M.D., Ph.D. is a board-certified, fellowship-trained retina specialist with specific expertise in diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal detachment and ocular trauma. Dr. Parrott completed both his Ophthalmology residency and Vitreoretinal fellowship at the world renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, which was named as the premier eye hospital […]

John P. Fezza, M.D.

Center For Sight

Dr. John P. Fezza has been a member of the Center For Sight team since 1998 and specializes in cosmetic facial and laser surgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Duke University, and received his medical education at New York Medical College where he was president of the honors society Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed […]

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