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2018 GEM Eye Meeting - Ophthalmic Techs
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2018 GEM Eye Meeting - Ophthalmic Techs

Join GSO at the Westin Buckhead for the GEM Eye Meeting - Saturday, February 10, 2018!

When: Saturday, February 10, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: The Westin Buckhead
3391 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, Georgia  30326
United States
Contact: Anita Amin

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As part of the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology's (GSO) continuing education curicculam, each year it hosts two meetings that offer ophthalmologists live CME opportunities. The GEM Eye Meeting began in 2009 as a way to bring eye care professionals and specialists from around the state and region together to learn, collaborate and develop professionally. The meeting is hosted by the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology (GSO), Emory Eye Center & Emory University School of Medicine, and the Department of Ophthalmology, and Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University. 

In addition to the CE track for ophthalmic techs, the GEM Eye Meeting offers a CME track for ophthalmologists. Click HERE for additional information about the physician track. 



Register by January 29th to get the early registration rate of $195. 

To register multiple techs from the same practice, please email the following information: 

  • First Name 
  • Last Name 
  • Degree/Credentials 
  • Email Address (a unique email address is needed for each individual, as CE Certificates will be distributed electronically this year)

To create a profile to register as an individual, CLICK HERE, and then click on "Haven't registered yet?" link to create a profile. 

Hotel Accommodations 

Westin Buckhead Atlanta 
3391 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326 


Saturday, February 10

7:00am-8:00am        Registration & Check-in/Breakfast/Exhibit Visitation 
8:00am-8:15am        Welcome and Announcements 
8:15am-9:45am        Educational Program 
9:45am-10:00am      Break
10:00am-12:00pm    Educational Program 
12:00pm-1:00pm      Lunch 
1:00pm-2:30pm        Educational Program 
2:30pm-2:45pm        Break
2:45pm-4:00pm        Educational Program 

Confirmed Faculty & Topics 

W. Barry Lee, MD 
Eye Consultants of Atlanta 
Topic: Updates in Corneal Imaging 

Vandanna Reddy, MD 
Milan Eye Center 
Topic: LASIK 

Thomas Eye Group
Topic: Why Is This Patient Not Doing Well? 

Keith Berry, MD 
GA Vision Institute 
Topic: In Depth Slit Lamp Training 

Soroosh Behshad, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology 
Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery 
Emory Eye Center 
Topic: Dry Eye 

Marla Shainberg, CO
Emory Eye Center 
Topic: Tips & Tricks For Examining and Managing Pediatric Ophthalmology Patients 

Rhonda Waldron, MMSc, COMT, CRA, ROUB, CDOS
Emory Eye Center
Topic: Ultrasound Biomicroscopy: Techniques and Applications 

Margaret Wong, MD 
Eye Consultants of Atlanta 
Topic: Uveitis 

Praneetha Thulasi, MD 
Assistant Professor 
Section of Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery 
Emory Eye Center 
Topic: Refractive Surgery 

Continuing Education Credits 

The program has been approved for JCAHPO Group A 6.00 continuing education credits.


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