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NewsDon’t Miss our Spring Webinar! If you miss the April 26th webinar on The Future of Cataract Surgery presented by Dr. Paul Ajamian, you can still watch the recorded version for 2 hours of CE credit through May 14th. Simply click here to register and access the recorded webinar. Our next webinar, The Diagnosis and Management of Peripheral Retinal Disease, will be held on Wednesday, July 25th and presented by Dr. Mohammad Rafieetary. Be sure and mark your calendars and watch your email for additional details and registration information.

Congratulations to Dr. David Cockrell, on being selected for the prestigious National Optometry Hall of Fame! The National Optometry Hall of Fame has recognized and honored doctors of optometry who have made significant and long-lasting contributions to the optometric profession since 1998. Dr. Cockrell has been a Diplomate since 2011, serving as ABO’s first Board Chair and is a past president of the AOA Board of Trustees. Dr. Cockrell, along with two other inductees, will be honored at a ceremony during Optometry’s Meeting in June.

Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Jones, winner of AOA’s 2018 Young Optometrist of the Year Award! Dr. Jones is co-owner of Family Eye Care with offices in Blytheville and Osceola, Arkansas and has been in practice close to 10 years. He also serves as president of the Arkansas Optometric Association Board of Directors and volunteers with numerous organizations including both professional and philanthropic. Dr. Jones has been actively involved in legislative efforts at both the state and national level and has been an ABO Diplomate since 2016.

Visit us at Optometry’s Meeting! Held in Denver, Colorado from June 20 – 24, OM provides an opportunity to attend numerous live CE courses, including CEE and state-specific courses. In addition to CE, attendees have access to over 200 vendors and industry related organizations through Optometry’s Marketplace. You can find ABO in booth 1319 and be sure and check your email in June for a special promotion we’ll be hosting at the booth. For more information or to register, click here.

Have you fallen behind in your MOC? Don’t risk losing your board certification! ABO verifies credentials for an average of 20 ODs per day. Requests come from employers, credentialing agencies and third-party payers. Call us now at 314-983-4226 to get your board certification back on track.