Eyes On Glaucoma Remains Largest Virtual Glaucoma Event

Jul 13, 2022
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San Diego, California – July 12, 2022 – Eyes On Glaucoma concluded on Saturday, June 11, 2022. The two-day educational summit is the largest virtual glaucoma event of the year to date with 3,186 attendees, 9,512 hours of education consumed, 6 hours of free COPE-accredited CE and CME, and 26 sessions on today’s paramount topics in glaucoma delivered by 28 world-class presenters.

“In order to get ahead of today’s most devastating eye diseases, the industry needs a platform from which to collaborate and develop real-world solutions, '' said Matt Geller, OD, co-founder and CEO of CovalentCreative, the parent company of EyesOnEyecare.com. "With so many live and virtual learning opportunities available to eyecare practitioners today, we are thrilled that Eyes On Glaucoma was the choice for so many leading glaucoma specialists to gain new insights, share best practices, and discover unique strategies for early detection and effective treatment of this disease that remains a leading cause of blindness around the globe.”

Produced by Eyes On Eyecare,® the leading source of next-generation clinical and career education designed for today’s preeminent optometrists and ophthalmologists, Eyes On Glaucoma delivered interactive sessions and live Q&A on today’s critical topics in glaucoma research and treatment.

During the weekend, Eyes On Eyecare also released the 2022 Glaucoma Report, which is a detailed analysis of how more than 750 eyecare practitioners from around the world are diagnosing, treating, and managing glaucoma. Since 2020, the number of people with glaucoma worldwide has surpassed 80 million, and is expected to pass 111 million by 2040.

As a snapshot of the Eyes On Glaucoma weekend, a few of the event’s statistics include:

  • 3,200 attendees
  • 3,400 raffle codes redeemed for more than $3,000 in prizes
  • 9,512 hours of education watched over two days
  • 5,280 inquiries into sponsors’ booths within the Eyes On Glaucoma Exhibit Hall
  • $1,000 donated to Glaucoma Research Foundation—Eyes On Glaucoma’s’s charity partner
  • Over 60 product inquiries and exclusive show specials claimed
  • 28 expert speakers
  • 26 sessions presented

Eyes On Glaucoma was moderated by Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO, Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE, Stephanie Woo, OD, and Brian Shafer, MD. The event also featured some of the biggest names on the front lines of glaucoma research and management, including: Nate Lighthizer, OD, FAAO; Danica Marrelli, OD, FAAO; Nathan Radcliffe, MD, and many more.

To learn more and attend future Eyes On events, visit: https://events.eyesoneyecare.com.

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About Eyes On Eyecare®

Eyes On Eyecare delivers leading-edge clinical and career education to the next generation of optometrists and ophthalmologists through premier content and virtual events, including Eyes On 2022, Eyes On Dry Eye, Eyes On Glaucoma, and more. Eyes On Eyecare is operated by CovalentCreative, which has launched notable brands like CovalentCareers, OptometryStudents.com, and NewGradOptometry.com. Based out of San Diego, CA, CovalentCreative boasts an elite team of nearly 40 individuals with a combined 50+ years of clinical, media, content, and talent acquisition experience in the optometry and ophthalmology space.

For more information, contact Brett Kestenbaum at 858-780-4455.

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Led by Managing Editor Eleanor Gold, PhD, Eyes On Eyecare is a digital publication that provides clinical and career education to the young generation of optometrists and ophthalmologists. We work with eyecare professionals to create compelling, educational content available …

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