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American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

Come to the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting at Chicago’s McCormick Place October 27-30 and stay at the nearby and affordable LaQuinta Inn & Suites in historic Hyde Park.

This year’s American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting is being held in conjunction with the Pan-American Association of American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Opening Session and Annual Business Meeting, Sunday, Oct. 28. Hear from the Academy leadership, cheer your colleagues and learn about the intersection of Art + Science. The Academy offers over 350 courses in topics from cataract to vision rehabilitation. This includes over 100 courses in practice management topics such as practice quality and coding & reimbursement.

A small sample of Symposia planned for AAO 2018:

Is This Optic Nerve Normal? Cosponsored by the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. A Critical Evaluation of Top-Line Data: Glaucoma Papers That Will Change Your Practice. Cosponsored by the Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee. Jewel or Junk: Evaluating New Corneal Technologies, Medications, and Surgical Procedures. Cosponsored by the Preferred Practice Patterns Committee.

Breakfasts with the Experts. Start your day right with a delicious buffet breakfast and informal discussion led by experts in the field. The Academy offers 78 breakfasts during AAO 2018. Ten of these will focus specifically on practice management topics.

Original Papers. Each Original Paper session focuses on a specific topic. A panel discussion follows each paper presentation. At the end of each session, the panel selects the best paper. Sessions are free with your AAO 2018 registration.

CME The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ available for AAO 2018, Subspecialty Day meetings and AAOE Half-Day Coding Sessions. Availability of American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) self-assessment credit for specific AAO 2018 courses/sessions.

McCormick Place is located at 2301 South King Drive in Chicago. For a full roster of events and times, and to register, go online to Login?returnurl=%2faao%2fExperient-SSO and follow the prompts.

Make your American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting experience even more enjoyable by staying at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites, in Hyde Park. The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. Enjoy the free breakfast. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.