Metro Regional Symposium (In Person)

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Come Join NYSSO Downstate in Person on Sunday, October 3 for Quality Education and Networking!


10/3/21 Metro Regional Symposium Program Schedule:

9 am - Dispensing and Follow - Up of Daily Wear Lenses, presented by Steven Indelicato
One Hour Contact Lens, Basic
This course will present basic instruction on dispensing and post fitting contact lens patient management.
Necessary assessment techniques for evaluating CL patient compliance and trouble-shooting through
symptoms analysis and proper questioning will be presented.

10 am - Profitability With Out-of-Network Patients, presented by Lis Quinn
One Hour, Business Management, Basic
This course reviews the pros and cons of working as an In-network provider vs. an out-of-network provider.
Touch points include referrals, potential profit per patient, billing issues and paperwork, staff productivity,
vendor restrictions and patient loyalty. Billing options for out-of-network patients are discussed as well as
available tools out in the market place to use to capture out-of-network business easily from the practice
perspective and seamlessly from the patient perspective.

11 am - Understanding Binocular Vision: An Optician's Role, presented by Robert Wallner
One Hour, Ophthalmic Dispensing CE Credit
Binocularity is often taken for granted, or worse, a binocular vision dysfunction is created because of industry “accepted tolerances.” In this course, you will learn how you can become part of the solution, not part of the problem.

12 pm - Sports Vision: Their Best Game Depends on You, presented by Robert Wallner
One Hour, Ophthalmic Dispensing CE Credit
It is the optician’s responsibility to understand the unique visual requirements of various sports and hobbies in order to be proficient in recommending appropriate lens design options. In this course, you will learn how to become part of this very exciting segment of the optical industry.


October 3rd, 2021 8:00 AM through  1:00 PM
Crown Plaza JFK Airport
138-10 135th Avenue Jamaica, NY 11436, USA
The Wright Brothers Room
Jamaica, NY NY
United States
Phone: (718) 530-1160