Registration Now Open for Academy 2017

 Registration Now Open for Academy 2017

Registration is now open for the American Academy of Optometry's (AAO) 2017 annual meeting, scheduled to take place October 11-14, 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill.

Academy 2017 will reportedly offer a wide array of clinically-relevant CE courses and cutting-edge research in the clinical and vision sciences. Attendees can choose from over 250 hours of lectures and workshops, 12 Section and Special Interest Group (SIG) symposia, hundreds of scientific papers and posters, and several social events.

This year’s Plenary Session, "Today’s Research, Tomorrow’s Practice®: The Eye as a Mirror of the Brain," will reportedly feature leading researchers presenting their thinking on the role of the retina in brain diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis. The Monroe J. Hirsch Symposium will present "Precision Medicine and the Future of Eye Care," and "Ocular Surface Disease: What You May Be Missing" will be the topic of the third joint American Academy of Optometry and American Academy of Ophthalmology Symposium.

Registration and housing are both open, with early bird registration ending August 7, 2017. Click here for more information and to register.

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Source: American Academy of Optometry

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