Treat and Prevent Systemic and Ocular Disease


Course Fees

*Discounted fee based upon purchase of vacation package. If purchased separately, please add $400 to the above fees.


This 16 CE COPE-submitted seminar is intended to educate the Doctor of Optometry on how to treat and prevent systemic and ocular disease using dietary supplements, new drugs, and changes in lifestyle. Current pharmaceutical and anti-aging therapies including IPL (dry eye & chalazion treatment) hormone therapy, NAD+ and IV therapy will provide optometric physicians with cutting-edge therapies to treat and prevent and treat disease. Novel areas of nutrition such as nootropics or “smart drugs” that can boost brain performance will be covered.

In addition, we’ll dive deep into the latest technology in the diagnosis and management of retinal disease with an emphasis on age-related macular degeneration and inherited retinal disease (IRD). Rounding out the seminar will be a comprehensive course on the contemporary medical management of glaucoma and a roundtable discussion on how to be a more profitable and happier optometric physician by working less. This will be the most profitable & educational CE meeting you’ll ever attend. Practical information you can implement on day one following your return to your office.

  • The Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases (IRD)
  • Clinical Pearls & Controversies in Glaucoma Management
  • Managing Anxiety & Depression in Patients with Vision Loss
  • OD Boot Camp: Become a Nutritional Genius
  • Advances in the Diagnosis & Treatment of AMD
  • A Simple & Profitable Approach to Vision Impairment & Rehabilitation
  • Success Principals for Happy & Profitable Practice

Course Content

Learning Objectives


Bio:  Edward Paul, OD, Ph.D., FIALVS

Dr. Paul is an experienced clinician and educator having served as professor of ophthalmology at St. Luke’s University School of Medicine in Belize. The Consumer Research Council of America previously chose him as one of “America’s Top Optometrists”. Dr. Paul is one of 30 eye physicians in the United States to be recognized as a Fellow of the International Academy of Low-Vision Specialists. He is a 1986 graduate of Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, where he received a Doctor of Optometry degree (O.D.), and also holds a second doctorate, a Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.), in Nutrition.

Beyond his research and medical practice, Dr. Paul is the author of several books, including Conquering Macular Degeneration, Alternative Cures, and 101 Great Ways to Improve Your Health. Furthermore, he serves as a contributing writer for several national magazines including Rodale Press, publisher of Prevention magazine. He is a frequent guest on television and radio programs, having been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, and Lifetime Television.

Dr. Paul is an accredited diplomat by the United States Department of State representing the Central American nation of Belize as Consul to the United States of America.


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