ABB OPTICAL GROUP Offering Free Educational Practice Development Webinar Series

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ABB OPTICAL GROUP Offering Free Educational Practice Development Webinar Series


CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (February 12, 2019) – ABB OPTICAL GROUP is offering a free webinar series focused on specialty contact lenses and practice development.

"The specialty contact lens category is growing at a rapid pace and it is essential to be up to date on the latest developments," said Andy Jackson, director of specialty contact lenses for ABB OPTICAL GROUP. "We are proud to partner with eye care professionals and give them the tools and resources needed to continue growing their businesses."

Hosted by Craig W. Norman, FCLSA, adjunct clinical faculty at Michigan College of Optometry, the live webinar series will offer eye care practitioners an opportunity to hear from renowned industry experts focused on training and topics that support successful treatment options and outcomes.

The series is free for all ECPs and each class is from 9 to 10 p.m. ET. The series lineup includes:

Scleral Lens Design and Fitting: The Basics
Thursday, March 7
Speaker: Maria Walker, OD, FSLS, FAAO
Dr. Walker is a clinical professor and PhD candidate at the University of Houston College of Optometry and specializes in anterior segment disease and therapeutic contact lens fitting.

Getting the Most Out of Presbyopic Contact Lens Options
Thursday, June 13
Speaker: Thomas Quinn, OD, MS, FAAO
Dr. Quinn has a practice in Athens, Georgia, and is a member of the American Optometric Association, currently serving on the association's Cornea and Contact Lens Solutions Council.

Strategies for Solving Contact Lens Complications
Thursday, September 17
Speaker: Clark Chang, OD, FAAO
Dr. Chang is the director of cornea specialty lenses at Willis Eye Hospital in Philadelphia and specializes in designing specialty contact lenses for optical rehabilitation in patients with various corneal conditions.

Practice Management Tips for Billing and Coding to Build Your Specialty Contact Lens Practice
Thursday, December 12
Speaker: Stephanie Woo, OD, FAAO, FSLS
A practice owner in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, Dr. Woo has authored several articles for the Contact Lens and Cornea section of the American Optometric Association and is an active advisory board member of the Gas Permeable Lens Institute.

To register for the webinar series or for more information, visit

ABB OPTICAL GROUP is a leading, national provider of optical products and business services in the eye care industry. The company is focused on ensuring that eye care practitioners succeed by improving efficiencies, increasing profitably and effectively navigating market changes. Among its services, ABB OPTICAL supplies nearly two-thirds of eye care professionals across the country with brand-name contact lenses, specialty contact lenses, ophthalmic lenses and more. The company also provides business-building services for its customers such as pricing strategy tools, as well as performance dashboards through its Glimpse software division and practice management solutions through Primary Eyecare Network. ABB OPTICAL's DIGITAL EYE LAB Network utilizes cutting-edge technology to produce eyewear that is personalized to patients' needs and lifestyles. Headquartered in Coral Springs, Florida, with seven additional facilities across the country, ABB OPTICAL employs more than 1,000 team members who are passionate about customer success. For additional information, visit

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