Saturday, June 1, 2019

91st Annual Spring Conference

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


ON-LINE, EMAIL, and PHONE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  Onsite registration will be available from 7:30 – 7:50 am this Saturday, June 1 prior to the conference. To register quickly, please download and complete the registration form and bring it with you. We hope you can still join us!

One of the longest-running ophthalmology conferences in the country, our annual Spring Conference provides a comprehensive and focused medical and surgical update for the sub-specialist, ophthalmologist, and ophthalmologist-in-training. 

Challenging Cornea Cases: An Evidence Based Approach

Download the 91st Annual Spring Conference brochure

Standard of care continues to evolve when dealing with cataract surgery and management of corneal disease. Ophthalmologists must be aware of the effectiveness of new tools and surgical techniques. The experts gathered for this conference will stress the newest and most effective ways to approach dry eyes, corneal disease and corneal surgery techniques. 

Participants will learn about:

  • Ocular Surface Disorders
  • Evolving Corneal Surgical Techniques
  • Management of ocular infections
  • Enhancing Outcomes with Cataract Surgery

Through lectures and open discussion, conference participants can expect to learn about the latest advances in the quickly changing environment that surrounds surgery, as well as the diagnosis and management of corneal diseases. The conference will provide a stimulating learning experience for comprehensive ophthalmologists, cornea specialists, and ophthalmologists-in-training. The conference will feature didactic lectures, point/counterpoint discussions and audience interaction designed to help participants integrate the tools and techniques discussed into practice.  

Conference approved for 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

47th F. Bruce Fralick Lecture

Penny A. Asbell, MD

Penny A. Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO
Barrett G. Haik Endowed Chair
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, UTHSC
Director, Hamilton Eye Institute
Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center