Latest News Registration Opens for Eyes On Dry Eye 2022, a Virtual Education Event to be Held March 4-6, 2022 By Staff Thursday, January 20, 2022 12:18 AM SAN DIEGO—Eyes On Eyecare has announced that registration is officially open for Eyes On Dry Eye 2022. The three-day virtual educational summit is scheduled for March 4-6, 2022. Eyes On Dry Eye 2022 will provide eyecare professionals with the latest research and education, live sessions and interactive Q&As with renowned specialists, leading innovations in a virtual exhibit hall, industry-wide networking and an opportunity to earn up to 9 hours of free CE on topics directly related to patient care.Attendees can also enter to win up to $4,000 in prizes, according to the organizer. "Our 2021 Optometrist Survey showed us that dry eye ranked number one when respondents were asked the question: What clinical specialty do you feel presents the largest opportunity for eyecare in the future?” said Matt Geller, OD, co-founder and CEO of CovalentCreative, the parent company of Eyes On Eyecare. “Today’s eyecare professionals are absolutely committed to delivering the best care possible to their patients, which is why we are thrilled to offer three days of premier education and innovation dedicated to everything dry eye from today’s leading specialists.” According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), dry eye affects nearly 16 million Americans, but numbers are likely to be much higher. Today’s eyecare professionals are seeking new and innovative treatments for the disease as evidenced by last year’s inaugural Eyes On Dry Eye event, which drew 3,811 attendees who viewed more than 15,000 hours of education. Eyes On Dry Eye will be co-chaired by dry eye experts, Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO, and Ahmad Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO. In more than 20 expert-led sessions, eyecare professionals can focus on topics that directly affect their patients, including: Pardon the Obstruction; MIGS and Thermal Eyelid Treatment: Better Together; Chronic, Acute, Flare: Navigating Turbulence in Refractory OSD; and What’s in the Bottle? Mastering OTC and Prescription Dry Eye Therapies. Additionally, the Pipeline, Exhibit Hall, and Show Specials will highlight novel diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, and procedures that will keep today’s eyecare professionals on top of the latest solutions that enhance their patients’ comfort and vision health. Designed to help optometrists and ophthalmologists manage chronic dry eye disease as well as acute dry eye symptoms caused by glaucoma, systemic disease, surgery, and other conditions, the three-day show features best-in-class clinical programming led by specialists, including: Arthur B Epstein, OD, FAAO, FBCLA, DPNA; Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS; Laura M Periman, MD; Leslie E. O'Dell, OD, FAAO; Elizabeth Yeu, MD; Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO; and many more. Registration and other details can be found here.