COS December 2017 Conference
in conjunction with the
Rabb Retina Study Group

Monday, December 4, 2017

COS Alex E. Krill Memorial Lecture
Michael S. Ip, MD
An Update in the Management of CRVO:
Results from the Latest Randomized Clinical Trials


Plus... Rabb Retina Study Group case presentations

Location -- The Gleacher Conference Center 


Members - Register online
Non-member registration:  CLICK HERE
 Free registration for Rabb Retina Study Group Members!!!
Download the paper (PDF) registration form

This Month's Guest Speaker

Medical Director of the Doheny Image Reading Center
Doheny Eye Institute
Pasadena, CA
Lecture Title: An Update in the Management of CRVO: results from the latest randomized clinical trials


Dr. Ip is the medical director of the Doheny Image Reading Center (DIRC). He completed his medical studies at New York University's School of Medicine in 1993, before moving on in 1997 to an ophthalmology residency at the University of Pittsburgh's School Of Medicine and a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Tufts University's New England Eye Center in 1999. Dr. Ip became a faculty member of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1999, where he served as co-director of the Fundus Photograph Reading Center within the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. He has been involved with numerous clinical trials and is the principal investigator of the Standard Care vs. Corticosteroid for Retinal Vein Occlusion (SCORE) Study.

Dr. Ip is the author of hundreds of articles in leading professional journals and books and is known for his finely honed talks to national and international audiences of his peers. He is a principal investigator or co-principal investigator on several multi-million dollar national research enterprises where he and colleagues work to better define therapies that will improve vision in patients with diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, and other diseases.

CME financial disclosure:  The speaker's conflict of interest disclosure will be made at the time of the conference.

Meeting Information

   Gleacher Conference Center
   450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr., Chicago
   Discounted parking with validation in the 
   NBC Tower garage

   Monday, December 4, 2017

Note earlier start time!
5:30 p.m. - Reception
6:00 p.m. - Dinner
6:30 p.m. - Business meeting 
6:40 p.m. - Krill Lecture - Dr. Ip  
7:30 p.m. - Rabb Case presentations & Discussion
8:30 p.m. - Adjourn


Advance registration is required. Please register no later than December 1st. Members of the COS can register using the on-line form. If you are registering a guest or if you otherwise owe a fee, use the paper form which can be downloaded in PDF format.
Annual COS dues includes attendance at the monthly dinners. Therefore, there is no charge for members in good standing.*
For non-members, guests and members in arrears, the registration fee is $75. Residents & fellows in training are not charged, but advance registration is still required.
If you do not owe any registration fees, you may fax your form to: 847/680-1682.  Or use the on-line electronic registration form.
Members are considered "in good standing" if their dues are now paid.
Download a copy of the printed brochure - CLICK HERE

Educational Items

Course Director: Surendar Dwarakanathan, MD

Target Audience: Practicing ophthalmologists, ophthalmology residents and fellows

 At the conclusion of the learning activities for the 2017/2018 academic year, the participant should be able to:

1. Describe surgical and medical advances in management of glaucoma, retina and corneal diseases.

2. Discuss issues relating to patient safety and surgical risk in oculoplastics cases.

3. Discuss the development and future utilization of topical medications in treatment of eye diseases..

4. Evaluate new options for management of glaucoma, cornea, retina and corneal disease, and describe the pros and cons when utilizing them in a comprehensive ophthalmology practice.

Commercial Support
All exhibitors will be acknowledged at the time of the meeting.  

Contact the COS office at:  847-680-1666 or by email:  [email protected]

We are proud to announce that catering at the Gleacher Center is provided by Wolfgang Puk.  A buffet dinner with several choices of entrees will be available.
Last Updated on Friday, November 17, 2017 12:29 PM