COS February 2019 Conference

Monday, February 25, 2019

Guest Speaker:
Arsham Sheybani, MD
"The Cataract Surgery That Caused Glaucoma”

Location -- The Gleacher Conference Center 

Members - Pre-Registration is now open
 - CLICK HERE (website log-in is required)

This Month's Guest Speaker


Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Dr. Sheybani is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and specializes in glaucoma. He earned his medical degree in 2008 at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also completed his ophthalmology residency in 2012.  Subsequently, Dr. Sheybani completed a fellowship in Glaucoma and Advanced Anterior Segment Surgery at the University of Toronto in 2014.  The author of many publications and articles, his particular areas of research interest include Device development to improve the safety of glaucoma surgery, pseudoexfoliative glaucoma, malignant glaucoma, angle closure glaucoma

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 
MAP - directions and parking (PDF file)

   Monday, February 25, 2019

6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:30 p.m. - Dinner
6:55 p.m. - Business meeting 
7:00 p.m. - Resident cases & discussion (Northwestern and Loyola)
7:30 p.m. - Guest Lecture - Dr. Sheybani
8:30 p.m. - Adjourn


Advance registration is required. Please register no later than February 22nd. 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. 

Educational Items

Course Director: Asim Farooq, 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 advances in medical and surgical management of glaucoma, retina diseases and corneal conditions.

2. List key factors a surgeon should consider when performing combined cataract/glaucoma procedures.

3. Evaluate new options for management of glaucoma, anterior segment and retina diseases and describe the pros and cons when utilizing them in a comprehensive ophthalmology. practice.

Commercial Support
Any exhibiting companies participating 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 Monday, February 25, 2019 01:14 PM