Community Education Series for Optometrists

Community Events for Optometrists is an evening education program led by Duke Eye Center Faculty designed to share the latest in ophthalmology research, surgery techniques and patient care innovations.   We hope you will join us for one of these engaging events!

2019 Duke Community Education Series

March 4, 2019 - Register
May 6, 2019 - Register
August 5, 2019 - Register
November 18, 2019 - Register


6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Lectures
9:00 p.m. Adjourn


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Raleigh-Durham Airport RTP
4810 Page Creek Lane
Durham, NC 27703

2019 Duke Eye Center McKinley Conference for Optometrists


Friday, January 11, 2019



5:30pm - 6:20pm Registration and Dinner

Welcome and Announcements

William Rafferty, OD Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Comprehensive Division

Carol Ziel, MD Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology 

Glaucoma Division, Winston Salem Medical Director


Glaucoma Surgery Today: Which MIGS is Right for My Patient?

Jiaxi Ding, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Division


Talking to the Patient: Complex Clinical Scenarios

Jiaxi Ding, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Division


Updates in Oculoplastics

Roshni Ranjit-Reeves, MD, Clinical Associate in Ophthalmology, Oculoplastics Division

8:00pm Break

Update on Eye Banking in NC

Terry Semchyshyn, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Cornea Division


What's New in Glaucoma Drops

Carol Ziel, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Division


Glaucoma Updates

Frank Moya, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Division


A Novel, Minimally Invasive Brow Lift Technique

Faramarz Hidaji, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Pediatrics & Oculofacial Division

9:40pm Adjourn


Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
Conference Center
3333 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston Salem, NC 27103


Application has been made to Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development for three (3) AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Attendees should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Duke Eye Center Continuing Medical Education office:

(919) 684-6593