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Rochester Ophthalmology Conference

We regret to announce that the 65th Rochester Ophthalmology is cancelled due to health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 crisis. We are looking for alternative dates in the future and thank you for your support of continuing professional education at the University of Rochester.

Message from David A. DiLoreto, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

 David Diloreto  

David A. DiLoreto, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
  Director of the Eye Institute

I invite you to attend the 65th Annual Ophthalmology Conference in Rochester, New York. We look forward to this year's meeting as we welcome guest faculty from the top of their sub-specialties. The 65th Snell Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Reza Dana, M.D.,  Claes H. Dohlman Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard University. We are excited about the insights he will share with us trends in the treatment of corneal disease.

I also bring exciting news that this conference will mark the second Frederick Dushay, M.D., Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture. The lecture honors the work of long-time Rochester community ophthalmologist and resident educator Fred Dushay. It will be delivered by David Huang, M.D., Ph.D., the Peterson Professor of Ophthalmology and a Professor of Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).  He is one of the developers of optical coherence tomography. 

This year's program also includes a superb panel of other guest lecturers including Joyce Liao, M.D., Ph.D., Prithvi Mruthyunjaya, M.D., M.H.S., Joseph Panarelli, M.D., and Vance Thompson, M.D. as well as our own faculty of experts. Our program for allied health professionals and ophthalmic technicians also features two tracks of superior topics aimed at delivering skills-based information to improve performance in your exam, diagnostic and operating rooms.

Please join me in recognizing our exhibitors and sponsors. Each year they help underwrite the cost to bring world class experts in ophthalmology to Rochester while keeping the cost of continuing education reasonable for all. Thank you for taking time out of your busy professional and personal schedules each year to attend. Your continued support not only has made this conference one of the nation’s longest standing meetings, but also one of the best.

I look forward to seeing you there.

Seven Feldon, M.D., M.B.A. signature

David DiLoreto., Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the Flaum Eye Institute