Upcoming Events

 



RSA Fireside Chat:

May 1, 2021 Topic: “TBA”

All RSA Members are Pre-Registered

All Members Invited to Participate

 

Saturday, May 1, 2021 @ 6:00 PM GMT / 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT

 

Moderator:
 

 

Charles H. Williamson, MD
Medical & Surgical Director
The Williamson Eye Center
 

May 1, 2021 Program: “TBA”

Members of the Refractive Surgery Alliance have made major contributions to refractive surgery. Their insights are extremely valuable and yet seldom heard. The RSA Fireside Chat series provides the opportunity to do a deep dive into key topics, technologies, and strategies that are essential for refractive surgery success. The content is unique and extremely valuable! Hosted by RSA member Chuck Williamson, MD of Williamson Eye Clinic in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in a long-form interview format, every webinar in this series is an opportunity to learn from the masters.

Every RSA Member Should Attend!

 

 

All RSA Members are Pre-Registered – Check Your Email for Your Webinar Link

 

“SAVE THE DATES” for Upcoming RSA Fireside Chats:

May 1, 2021 @ 6:00 PM GMT / 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT
Jun 5, 2021 @ 6:00 PM GMT / 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT
Jul 3, 2021 @ 6:00 PM GMT / 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT
Aug 7, 2021 @ 6:00 PM GMT / 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT
Sep 4, 2021 @ 6:00 PM GMT / 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT
Oct 2, 2021 @ 6:00 PM GMT / 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT
Nov 6, 2021 @ 6:00 PM GMT / 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT
Dec 4, 2021 @ 6:00 PM GMT / 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT

 


OPHTHALMOLOGY RESIDENTS SERIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM:

May 4, 2021 Topic: “IOL Designs”

Members and Non-Members Invited to Participate

Register Here!

 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:00 PM ET / 6:00 PM PT

 

Discussion Lead by:
 

Guillermo Rocha, MD, FRCSC
Medical Director, Ocular Microsurgery & Laser Centre
Medical Director, TLC/LMD Winnipeg
Professor Ophthalmology, University of Manitoba
President COS Foundation
 

Moderators:

 

Brent Kramer, MD
Resident, UNC Chapel Hill
North Carolina, USA

 

Lisa McIntire, MD
Co-Founder, Heart of Texas Eye Institute
Texas, USA

 

May 4, 2021 Topic: “IOL Designs”

 

The Refractive Surgery Alliance is pleased to invite ophthalmology residents to participate in a 13-webinar series over the next 10 months on refractive surgery. The content is timely, relevant, and can be put into practice immediately. Presenters include true “masters of refractive surgery”. This program is designed to supplement residency education with state-of-the-art concepts about the fastest-growing specialty in ophthalmology.

These webinars are geared towards ALL residents, with the primary goal of providing up-to-date foundational knowledge. All Ophthalmology Residents/Fellows/Young Ophthalmologists are welcome to join this FREE series, This series began September 10, 2020, and ends June 1, 2021.

Ophthalmology residents who successfully complete the series will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the College of Refractive Surgery.

Come learn refractive surgery from the Masters!

Register Here!

 

“SAVE THE DATES” for Upcoming OPHTHALMOLOGY RESIDENTS SERIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM:

May 4, 2021 9:00 PM Eastern Time / 6:00 PM Pacific Time
May 22, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time / 8:00 AM Pacific Time
June 1, 2021 9:00 PM Eastern Time / 6:00 PM Pacific Time

 


RSA Grand Rounds:

RESCHEDULED to May 5, 2021: “Myopia Control and Vision for a Lifetime”

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RESCHEDULED to May 5, 2021 @ 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT

 

Discussion Lead by:
 

 

John D Gelles OD FIAOMC FCLSA FSLS FBCLA
Dir, Specialty Contact Lens Division
Cornea and Laser Eye Institute
Hersh Vision Group

 

Kyle A. Sandberg, OD, FAAO
Chief, Refractive & Laser Services
Chief, Outpatient Surgery Services
Rosenberg School of Optometry

 

David Friess, OD, FAAO
VP, North America Clinical Strategy
and Professional Affairs
STAAR Surgical

 

RESCHEDULED to May 5, 2021: “Myopia Control and Vision for a Lifetime”

 

This webinar is the eleventh in a series of 13 webinars offered by the Refractive Surgery Alliance (RSA) Collaborative Care Section, designed specifically for optometry students, and sponsored by the RSA members without funding by manufacturers or suppliers. Participants who complete the series will be eligible for clinical internships in RSA practices.

All RSA Members AND Non-Member RSA Member Optometry Students & Faculty Globally AND Non-Member Collaborative Care Teams Globally are Invited to Participate in the Discussion.

Designed Exclusively for, and by, RSA Collaborative Care Members and Colleagues, there is something for everyone during RSA Grand Rounds. Also, if you haven’t joined the RSA Collaborative Care Section yet – NOW is the time to do so! This is an Exciting Program – a One-of-a-Kind – Not to be Missed!

About the RSA Grand Rounds Series

The RSA Grand Rounds Series consists of 13 webinars by top practitioners – optometrists and surgeons – with topics directed at Collaborative Care Team Members and their staff.

The Content provides a Comprehensive Overview of the Major Topics in Refractive Surgery to Enable the Participants to Participate in Refractive Patient Management.

Participants who successfully complete the RSA Grand Round Series become eligible for Clinical Internships and receive a Certificate of Achievement from the College of Refractive Surgery.

Explore your Opportunities in Refractive Surgery through this One-of-a-Kind Collaboration Program Featuring World-Class Optometrists and Ophthalmologists.

Every Collaborative Care Team Member (both RSA Member AND Non-RSA Member) Should Attend!

Optometry Students and Faculty at Optometry Schools Across the World are Encouraged to Participate!

Special thanks to the following RSA Members for their time and dedication to making RSA Grand Rounds possible:
John Gelles, OD, Kyle Sandberg, OD, Larry Baitch, OD, PhD, Bobby Saenz, OD, Noelle Abraham, OD, and Jennifer Gonzalez, OD
Daniel Durrie, MD, Peter Hersh, MD, Gregory Parkhurst, MD, and Guy Kezirian, MD, MBA.

 

Registration is REQUIRED. Register Here!

“SAVE THE DATES” for Upcoming RSA Grand Rounds:

RESCHEDULED to May 5, 2021 @ 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT
May 19, 2021 @ 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT
Jun 16, 2021 @ 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT

 


RSA Journal Club:

May Topic: “TBA”

Members and Non-Members Invited to Participate

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021 – 10:30 AM PT / 1:30 PM ET / 7:30 PM Paris, France

 

Discussion Lead by:

 

Damien Gatinel, MD, PhD, PhD
Head, Anterior & Refractive Surgery
Rothschild Foundation, Paris France

 

Suphi Taneri, MD
Founder, Zentrum für Refraktive Chirurgie
Münster, Germany

 

Michael Mrochen, PhD
IROC Science AG
Zurich, Switzerland

 

Arthur B. Cummings, MD, FRCS
Wellington Eye Clinic
Dublin, Ireland

 

Ronald R. Krueger, MD
Director, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Inst
Nebraska, USA

 

May 12, 2021 Topic: “TBA”

 

Join us for a live discussion with authors and experts to explore the issues!

The RSA Journal Club series provides an opportunity to interact with the thought-leaders behind our most important innovations. We look forward to seeing you there!

Disclosure: As with all Refractive Surgery Alliance events, the RSA Journal Club is presented without corporate sponsors. The webinar will be recorded for viewing by those who are unable to attend the live event.  

 

 

Register Here!

 

“SAVE THE DATES” for Upcoming Journal Club Discussions:

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 – 10:30 AM PT / 1:30 PM ET / 7:30 PM Paris, France
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 – 10:30 AM PT / 1:30 PM ET / 7:30 PM Paris, France

 


RSA Executives

RSA Executive Members Invited to Participate

Join RSA Executives Here!

 

May Program: “TBA”

Date & Time: Friday, May 14, 2021 @ 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM GMT+1

 

Moderators:

 

Renata Stone, MBA
CEO, DLV Vision
California, USA

 

Cornelia Vremes, MBA
COO, Kugler Vision
Nebraska, USA

 

May 14, 2021 Program: “Executive Discussion”

About RSA Executives Webinars

RSA Executives webinars, discussions, and activities are reserved for RSA Executive Members and their RSA Member Surgeon(s).

Not joined the RSA Executives Section yet? NOW is the time to do so! Click Here to make Application to the RSA Executives’ Section and join us for the next RSA Executives event!

“SAVE THE DATES” for Upcoming RSA Executives Discussions:

Friday, May 14, 2021 – 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM GMT+1
Friday, June 11, 2021 – 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM GMT+1

 


 

Forefront Refractive Surgery

Beginning June 11, 2021 (x5 Sessions)

Register Here!

 

“Forefront Refractive Surgery: LASIK, Presbyopia Correction & SMILE” is an exclusive course on advanced refractive surgery from London Vision Clinic. The aim of this course is to provide corneal refractive surgeons who are interested in starting or are already performing LASIK, PRESBYOND Laser Blended Vision (LBV) and small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) with a detailed description of all aspects of the three procedures. The course is open to refractive surgery specialist ophthalmologists & optometrists and space is limited. This program serves as an RSA Master of Refractive Surgery “Core Competency” Dimension for Corneal Procedures. All proceeds go towards the London Vision Clinic Foundation

 

Register Here!
 

RSA Members SAVE 10% OFF Program Fee
 

Repeat Attendees SAVE 50% OFF Program Fee
 


 

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