EYECARE: Optometry Registration Opens for Eyes On Eyecare 2022 Virtual Program to be Held Dec. 3-5 By Staff Monday, September 13, 2021 12:27 AM SAN DIEGO—Eyes On Eyecare, a digital publication that focuses on providing clinical and career education to the next generation of optometrists and ophthalmologists, has announced that registration is now open for Eyes On 2022. Scheduled for Dec. 3-5, 2021, Eyes On 2022 will feature 11 hours of free COPE-approved CE talks for optometrists, 7 hours of free CME lectures for ophthalmologists, over 30 hours of additional live education from world-class experts, sneak peeks at 2022 trends, virtual vendor booths, and $8,000 in prizes and giveaways, organizers said.Eyes On 2022 is the second annual virtual experience for the eyecare community following the inaugural Eyes On 2021 event, which drew 4,500 eyecare professionals. It is themed as a forward-looking show to help eyecare professionals anticipate and plan for the coming year.The show will feature best-in-class clinical programming led by moderators including Eric Donnenfeld, MD; David Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD; Jennifer Gould, OD; Hardeep Kataria, OD, FAAO; and Emilie Seitz, OD. Live CME and COPE-approved CE will be presented by experts including Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE; Bradley Sacher, MD; Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS, FBCLA; Ahmad Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO; and Daniel Epshtein, OD, FAAO. Attendees will also be able to attend talks led by Vance Thompson, MD; Preeya Gupta, MD; Christopher Wolfe, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO, and more.New this year, attendees can explore an Innovation Zone that will highlight newly-released diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, services, and more. World-class organizations like Carl Zeiss Meditec and Dompé—as well as up-and-coming startups and organizations—will share their latest innovations. Eyecare professionals will be able to learn more about these cutting-edge products and services by visiting the new show area.Additionally, the event will feature exclusive show specials on diagnostics, treatments, and more. Attendees will be able to view these specials before the show begins and then claim the discounts live at the event.In the Exhibit Hall, Matt Geller, OD, CEO and co-founder of Eyes On Eyecare, will be joined by Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO for real-time interviews and commentary throughout the show. In between exciting lectures and live Q&A, attendees will be able to network with fellow optometrists and ophthalmologists in the live group chat, explore the latest in diagnostics and treatments in the show’s two Exhibit Halls, and discuss upcoming innovations with representatives from the top companies paving the way in eyecare.“Since we launched Eyes On virtual events last year, nearly 10,000 optometrists and ophthalmologists have attended our events and taken advantage of the free education, learning, and just plain fun that these virtual experiences offer,” said Dr. Geller. “We’ve been overwhelmed by the sustained demand for these virtual resources and are delighted to continue supplying live education, free CE and CME, and more for doctors to enjoy from the comfort of their own homes.”To learn more or attend Eyes On 2022, details and free registration are posted here.Eyes On Eyecare is operated by CovalentCreative, which has launched such brands as CovalentCareers, OptometryStudents.com, and NewGradOptometry.com.