COS May 2019 Conference

Monday, May 13, 2019

Guest Speaker:
Gregory S.H. Ogawa, MD
"Effective Strategies for IOL Exhchange & Reposition
and Tackling Iris Repair”
and Beem-Fisher Awards

Location -- The Gleacher Conference Center 

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

This Month's Guest Speaker


Eye Associates of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
Dr. Ogawa is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and he also serves as the Medical Administrative Officer for Eye Associates of New Mexico.  His subspecialty relates to complex anterior segment diseases and conditions, including intraocular lens and iris problems, cataract surgery, and corneal and external disease.
He earned his medical degree at the University of Rochester (NY) School of Medicine in 1989.  Following an internship at St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI, he completed his ophthalmology residency in 1993 at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, where he was chief resident.  Dr. Ogawa completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease at The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.  He has numerous publications and research presentations to his credit, and has lectured extensively throughout the U.S. and internationally. 
Dr. Ogawa has designed a large number of surgical instruments.  His current active research interests include anterior segment surgical instrument and device design, anterior segment reconstruction surgical technique development, post cataract surgery infection, and implantable miniature telescope exchange.

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, May 13, 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. Ogawa
8:30 p.m. - Adjourn


Advance registration is required. Please register no later than May 10th. 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 2018/2019 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 Friday, May 03, 2019 02:03 PM