San Diego, California – July 7, 2021 – Eyes On Eyecare hosted Eyes On Glaucoma on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19. The two-day virtual event was attended by 3,900 eyecare practitioners, 98% of whom were optometrists or ophthalmologists. Attendees consumed more than 820,000 minutes of virtual education presented by over 25 distinguished speakers. Nine sponsors participated in the exhibit hall and fielded over 8,000 booth check-ins.
Eyes On Glaucoma was a resounding success, with a net promoter score (NPS) of 77 according to a post-event survey of 377 attendees. Highlights of the event included 7 hours of free, COPE-approved CE on cutting-edge topics in glaucoma; live group chats where attendees discussed patient cases and asked questions of the speakers; early access to the 2021 Glaucoma Report; $3,000 in raffle prizes, and the chance to speak with representatives of top pharmaceutical, medical device, service, and other organizations in glaucoma diagnosis and management.
Education sessions took place in two tracks and were moderated by Danica Marrelli, OD, FAAO and Eyes On Glaucoma Program Chair Justin Schweitzer, OD, FAAO. Exhibit Hall moderator Matt Geller, OD, co-founder of Eyes On Eyecare, hosted interviews with glaucoma experts and industry leaders in live sessions. Recordings of select presentations will be made available to watch on-demand soon. In virtual booths, attendees chatted with agents from companies like ZEISS, Glaukos, Lumenis, and others.
Eyes On Glaucoma 2021 was the latest Eyes On event in a series that includes the upcoming Eyes On 2022 and Eyes On Dry Eye. These Eyes On virtual events have successfully educated 9,500 eyecare professionals over the past year.
“As the third leading cause of blindness worldwide, glaucoma is a major focus of any eyecare practitioner operating in the medical model,” says Matt Geller, OD and CEO of CovalentCreative, the parent company of Eyes On Eyecare. “Whether you’re a glaucoma specialist or providing primary care optometry, you’re going to see it in your practice. With events like this, we see the passion and engagement our colleagues are bringing to excellent patient care, and we’re both proud and excited to provide a space for the eyecare community to share their knowledge and expertise. We’re looking forward to continuing to improve our virtual events and make Eyes On 2022, and next year’s events, even more powerful and engaging.”
Click here to see a list of upcoming Eyes On events. To learn more about sponsoring an Eyes On event or to reserve one of the remaining sponsorship slots for Eyes On 2022, Eyes On Glaucoma 2022, or Eyes On Dry Eye 2022, please email CovalentCreative’s COO, Dr. Brett Kestenbaum, at email@example.com.
About Eyes On Eyecare
Eyes On Eyecare is a digital publication that focuses on providing clinical and career education to the young generation of optometrists and ophthalmologists. Eyes On Eyecare is operated by CovalentCreative, which has launched notable brands like CovalentCareers, CovalentCreators, OptometryStudents.com, and NewGradOptometry.com. Based out of San Diego, CA, CovalentCreative boasts an elite team of nearly 30 individuals with a combined 50+ years of clinical, media, content, and talent acquisition experience in the optometry and ophthalmology space.