Continuing Education

Monthly CE Events

TUESDAY, September 24, 2019

Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

Featured Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Snyder

Topic: Lessons Learned.   2 Hour COPE CE

Dr. Jennifer Snyder

After completing a residency in family practice, Dr. Snyder joined the Southern College of Optometry faculty in 2013. In The Eye Center at SCO, she is an attending physician in advanced care ocular disease and adult primary care and performs minor surgical procedures and intravenous fluorescein angiographies. She teaches courses in Ocular Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry, and Anterior Segment Disease.

Dr. Snyder is a member of the American Optometric Association, Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians, West Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians, and a diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.

Registration and dinner begin at 6:00 p.m. The CE lectures begin at 6:30 p.m.

Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

To RSVP, please text Name and OE Tracker Number to (731) 468-7323 or call 901-820-2322 or email Patsy Dugger at foundation@esg.md and include your name and practice. 
We look forward to seeing you! 

TUESDAY, August 27, 2019

Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

Featured Speaker: Dr. Stephen Wetick

Topic: Understanding Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.   2 Hour COPE CE

Dr. Wetick graduated from Southern College of Optometry (SCO) in 2008 and completed an ocular disease residency in 2009. Upon completing his residency, he worked as an associate optometrist at Southern Eye Associates, PLLC, where he provided peri-operative care for a variety of ophthalmic surgeries. He also became proficient at managing a wide array of pathological conditions of the anterior and posterior segment. At the end of 2016, Dr. Wetick began a teaching career at Southern College of Optometry. He is currently lead instructor for the third year course titled, Ophthalmic Lasers and Peri-operative Management.
He continues to provide care for patients with ocular disease as well as family optometry care at The Eye Center and Focal Point clinics of SCO. Dr. Wetick is thankful for all the wonderful role models who guided him during his training and strives to be the best role model for his students. He is passionate about providing meaningful care to his patients. Besides teaching and caring for patients, Dr. Wetick also lectures at continuing education events throughout the year. Dr. Wetick grew up in Memphis and when he is not practicing optometry, he enjoys backyard barbecues and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Registration and dinner begin at 6:00 p.m. The CE lectures begin at 6:30 p.m.

Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

To RSVP, please text Name and OE Tracker Number to (731) 468-7323 or call 901-820-2322 or email Patsy Dugger at foundation@esg.md and include your name and practice. 
We look forward to seeing you! 

Tuesday July 30th Event

Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

Featured Speaker: Dr. Dennis Mathews

Topic: 62820-AS Post-Operative Management of the Cataract Patient/62801-NO Migraine Headaches Diagnosis and Management.
(2) 1 Hour COPE CE

Dr. Dennis Mathews

Dennis E. Mathews, O.D. received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry in 1982 and completed a residency at a neuropsychiatric hospital in hospital-based optometry at the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center in 1983.

Dr. Mathews is an adjunct professor at the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, and a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society.

Dr. Mathews was Center Director for Omni Eye Services from 1985-1993. He continues to practice Consultative Optometry with Eye Specialty Group, having joined the practice in 1993. He is board certified through the American Board of Optometry, is a past member of the Tennessee Board of Optometry, and is a past president of the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians.

Dr. Mathews has lectured extensively throughout the world and has had numerous articles and studies published in eye literature. His primary areas of interest are diseases of the eye with emphasis on medical glaucoma and neuro-optometry

 To RSVP, we have three ways now.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name and OE tracker # 1-731-468-7323 (SECF) or call 901-820-2323 or email Name and OE tracker # to Patsy Dugger at foundation@esg.md

June 25th Event

Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

Featured Speaker: Dr. Jason Duncan

Titles: Herpetic Eye Disease & Ocular Rosacea
2 (1) Hour CE COPE

Dr. Jason Duncan is a 1996 graduate of Southern College of Optometry and completed a fellowship in ocular disease and neuro-optometry at the Vitreo-Retinal Foundation in Memphis, Tennessee.  He is laser certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.   As an Associate Professor, Dr. Duncan provides patient care in The Eye Center at Southern College of Optometry and teaches the Posterior Segment Disease and Management class. He has been named the founding Coordinator of Advanced Primary Care Procedures at The Eye Center.

 To RSVP, we have three ways now.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name and OE tracker # 1-731-468-7323 (SECF) or call 901-820-2323 or email Name and OE tracker # to Patsy Dugger at foundation@esg.md

May 28th Event

Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

Featured Speaker: Dr. Christopher Borgman, OD, FAAO
Topic:

Description: The field of ocular pharmacology is changing all the time. New drugs come out, old drugs are used in new ways, off-label drugs are used for old topics, new uses of old drugs are found. This lecture is meant to provide a review of interesting new drugs coming to our practices, and reviewing potential new off-label uses of older drugs, as well as some miscellaneous topics questions the author has had in his career. What kind of medications might be at our disposal soon and the practical pharmacology and clinical use of these drugs will be focused on in this lecture.

  (2 CE Hours)

To RSVP, we have three ways now.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name and OE tracker # 1-731-468-7323 (SECF)
or email Name and OE tracker # to Patsy Dugger at foundation@esg.md

April 30th Event

Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

Featured Speaker: Dr Jim Williamson
Topic: What Lies Beneath  The Role of Choroidal Thickness in Retinal Disease  (2 CE Hours)
COPE Course ID: 61466-PS

To RSVP, we have three ways now.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name and OE tracker # 1-731-468-7323 (SECF)
or email Name and OE tracker # to Patsy Dugger at foundation@esg.md

March Event

Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

Featured Speaker: Dr Richard Savoy
Topic: An Optometric Electromagnetic Spectrum Review  (2 CE Hours)

To RSVP, we have three ways now.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name and OE tracker # 1-731-468-7323 (SECF)
or email Name and OE tracker # to Patsy Dugger at foundation@esg.md

On the last Tuesday of every month, the Surgical Eye Care Foundation hosts O.D. continuing education dinners.

The Surgical Eye Care Foundation looks forward to supporting the 14th annual seminar for Optometrists and technicians February 22-24 at: Marriott Memphis East 5795 Poplar Avenue Memphis TN 38119. We are excited to offer you the opportunity to earn your CE credits in a convenient and comfortable environment during this popular three-day event. http://www.surgicaleyecarefoundation.net/

Inquiries should go to Patsy Dugger, foundation@esg.md.

Registration Documents Check Here

December Event

Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

Optic Neuropathy Rounds

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Dennis Mathews
Topic: Optic Neuropathy Rounds # 49165-NO   (1 CE Hours)

To RSVP, we have three ways now.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name and OE tracker # 1-731-468-7323 (SECF)
or email Name and OE tracker # to Patsy Dugger at foundation@esg.md

On the last Tuesday of every month, the Surgical Eye Care Foundation hosts O.D. continuing education dinners.

June Event

New Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

An Exploration of Optic Nerve Edema

Featured Speaker:

Taylor Kiser, OD
Topic: An Exploration of Optic Nerve Edema COPE # 58394-PS   (2 CE Hours)

To RSVP, we have three ways now.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name and OE tracker # 1-731-468-7323 (SECF)
or email Name and OE tracker # to Christy Baker at christybaker@esg.md

On the last Tuesday of every month, the Surgical Eye Care Foundation hosts O.D. continuing education dinners.

May Event

New Location: First Evangelical Church, 735 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN  38120

Lid Lesions-Inflammatory, Infectious and Neoplastic

Featured Speaker:
Dennis Mathews, O.D.
Topic: Lid Lesions-Inflammatory, Infectious and Neoplastic
COPE # 50238-AS   (2 CE Hours)

To RSVP, we have three ways now.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name and OE tracker # 1-731-468-7323 (SECF)
or email Name and OE tracker # to Christy Baker at christybaker@esg.md

April Event

Contact Lens-Associated Red Eye

Featured Speaker:
Amanda Tompkins, OD
Topic: Contact Lens-Associated Red Eye
COPE # 56514-CL  (2 CE Hours)

To RSVP, we have three ways now.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name and OE tracker # 1-731-468-7323 (SECF)
or email Name and OE tracker # to Christy Baker at christybaker@esg.md

March Event

Retina Brainteaser Cases

Featured Speaker:
Christopher Borgman, OD, FAAO
Topic: Retina Brainteaser Cases
COPE # 48307-PS   (2 CE Hours)

To RSVP, we have three ways now.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name and OE tracker # 1-731-468-7323 (SECF)
or email Name and OE tracker # to Christy Baker at christybaker@esg.md

 

November and December Event

TUESDAY, December 5, 2017
Intraocular Lens Considerations

Featured Speaker: Stephen Wetick,OD
Topic: Intraocular Lens Considerations
COPE # 54248-PO   (2 CE Hours) 

We have two ways you can RSVP.  You can click here to RSVP or Text your Name to our Text RSVP Number. 1-731-468-7323 (SECF)

October Event

  • October: Andrew Crothers, MD

Topic: Anterior Segment Disease

September Event

  • September: Chris Borgman, O.D.

Course ID: 44420-NO, Round 2: Neuro, Orbit & Optic Nerve Brainteaser Cases (2 HRS)

August Event

  • August: Jim Williamson, O.D.

Course ID: 54512-NO, Clinical Encounters of the Neuro Kind (2 HRS)

Annual CE Seminar

Eye Specialty Group looks forward to supporting the 13th annual seminar for Optometrists and technicians February 16-18 at: Hilton Memphis 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38120. We are excited to offer you the opportunity to earn your CE credits in a convenient and comfortable environment during this popular three-day event.

Inquiries should go to Christy Baker, Marketing/CE Coordinator, christybaker@esg.md.

If you are interested in submitting a speaker proposal for the 2019 seminar, please email Christy Baker.

Registration Documents

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