Anterior Segment Education
Academy 2018 San Antonio, November 7-10, 2018, will feature 25 total hours of CE related to anterior segment in addition to an expansive exhibit hall, scientific papers and posters, and memorable social events. Learn more or register today .
Anterior Segment Section Symposium: Biologic Therapy: Applications in Anterior Segment Disease
Friday, November 9 | 2:00 to 4:00 PM
This course provides an orientation to biotherapeutics (or biologics), a discussion of the most commonly prescribed agents in medicine, and applications in ocular disease with a particular emphasis on disorders of the anterior segment.

Anterior Segment Workshops
Contemporary Non-Pharmacologic Approach to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Management
Wednesday, November 7 | 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Implementing Evaluation and Treatment of Dry Eye in Your Practice
Thursday, November 8 | 9:00 AM to Noon

Everything You Wanted to Know About Punctal Occlusion
Friday, November 9 | 10:00 AM to Noon

Sutureless Amniotic Membranes: How to Properly Insert and Remove Them
Friday, November 9 | 10:00 AM to Noon

Foreign Body Removal Workshop
Friday, November 9 | 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Exhibit Hall
The Academy's exhibit hall features over 150 vendors, with several specializing in the latest technology and products in the area of anterior segment.

Anterior Segment Scientific Program Papers and Posters

  Each year, over 100 papers and 400 posters are presented by scientists, educators and clinicians in an effort to share the latest research advances in optometry and vision science, many of which are on the topic of Anterior Segment.

Anterior Segment CE Lectures
The Academy meeting offers several general lectures and workshops on the topic of anterior segment. Courses offered range from "Amniotic Membranes: Current Uses and Future Considerations" to "Scleral Lenses and Anterior Segment Disorders" to "Recent Trends and Discoveries in the Diagnosis and Management of Dry Eye."

American Academy of Optometry and American Academy of Ophthalmology Joint Symposium: Advances in Ocular Imaging

Thursday, November 8 | 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Practitioners must learn the interpretation of ever-changing images and decide how much weight to put into these findings as they diagnose and treat disease. This symposium will update you on the anterior segment, retinal and glaucoma applications of ocular imaging and their clinical implications.

Anterior Segment Sessions on Academy Online
Interested in anterior segment CE, but you're not able to attend the meeting this year? No problem! Academy Online provides a variety of past meeting sessions that qualify for COPE approved distance learning credits (testing fees apply).