Buffalo Regional Symposium

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Gather with us in person for great education in person on Sunday, October 17 for the NYSSO Buffalo Regional Symposium at Erie Community College.

10/17/21 Buffalo Regional Symposium Program Schedule
8:15 am Registration Opens
8:45 am NYSSO News and Updates

9 am - Digital Eye Strain, presented by Barb Malobabich
One Hour, Ophthalmic Dispensing Intermediate CE Credit

Please note, this was previously listed as a contact lens course in error.
In this one-hour presentation, you will learn how our visual needs have changed in the past year, primarily due to the global pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. You will learn what tell-tale signs to watch for and how to educate your patients on alleviating these bothersome symptoms. Additionally, you will learn about new advanced lens design technology that explicitly targets and mitigates digital eye strain (hereafter referred to as DES) for patients who use digital devices all day. By the end of the presentation, you will have the tools to develop a strategy to specifically target this need in your practice, allowing you to reach new demographics and enhance the offerings for the demographic that you currently serve

10 am - The Power of the Private Label, presented by Barb Malobabich
One Hour, Business Management Intermediate CE Credit

Businesses worldwide utilize private label strategies for differentiation, to increase consumer loyalty and to take control of their supply chains. This course will present information on how a private label can benefit an eyecare businesses and steps needed to investigate and adapt a winning strategy

11 am  - Neuropsychology Relevant to the Patient/Consumer, presented by Laura Frezza
One Hour, Dual Intermediate CE Credit
This course will investigate our systematic process and the choices that we make; some of these choices are orchestrated by deliberate marketing techniques designed to capture our emotional agency.  As licensed professionals, how do we utilize this valuable information knowing that the patient/consumer is pre-conditioned? This course will illustrate beyond what we see. 

12:00 pm Break with Vendors

12:30 pm - Keratometry to Profilometry, Its Influence on Lens  Design, presented by Carol Marx
One Hour, Contact Lens CE Credit
This course will cover the evolution of instruments and how we are currently using these instruments to design and refine contact lens fits.

October 17th, 2021 8:15 AM through  1:30 PM
Erie Community College-North Campus
6205 Main Street, Bretschger Hall B207
Williamsville, New York 14221
Buffalo, NY
United States
Phone: 716-634-0800