Primary Eyecare Network is Offering Scleral Lenses Workshop February 9 in California with Leading Expert Melissa Barnett, OD

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Primary Eyecare Network is Offering Scleral Lenses Workshop February 9 in California with Leading Expert Melissa Barnett, OD

 

ALAMEDA, Calif. (January 2, 2019) – Primary Eyecare Network (PEN), a division of ABB OPTICAL GROUP, is offering a workshop on scleral lenses on Saturday, February 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Concord in Concord, California.

This hands-on, comprehensive workshop is designed to cover all bases of scleral lenses from fitting to billing and will be led by optometrist Melissa Barnett. A fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the Scleral Lens Society, Dr. Barnett is an internationally recognized authority on specialty lenses.

Participants will learn about the major disorders for which scleral lenses are prescribed, selection and follow-up up care, troubleshooting and lens fit modifications, managing patients with chronic and complex eye disease, and appropriate billing and coding.

Additionally, the workshop will include a scleral wet lab that will focus on patient fitting, insertion and removal training, and troubleshooting.

The event is pending approval for two hours’ worth of continuing education credits from the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE).

The cost to attend is $175 for PEN members and $200 for non-members. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and breakfast is included. To register or for more information, visit PrimaryEye.net or e-mail education@primaryeye.net.


About Primary Eyecare Network (PEN):
Founded in 1984 by a group of private optometrists, Primary Eyecare Network is a division of ABB OPTICAL GROUP focused on enhancing the independent professional optometrist's ability to compete in a rapidly changing marketplace. This includes providing favorable purchasing arrangements, business management and marketing support, quality educational programs for practitioners and staff, medical billing services, and other support services provided by PEN's knowledgeable and experienced staff. "Like" Primary Eyecare Network on Facebook at Facebook.com/PrimaryEyecareNetwork or follow @PrimaryEye on Twitter. For more information, visit PrimaryEye.net.

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