2021 Conference

 

12 hours of COPE-approved education

 
Hybrid attendance options available.
Sunday, Sept 12 - Monday, Sept 13, 2021

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2021 Program

Day 1 Courses

Sunday Sept 12th, 2021

8:00  Registration

 

8:30  Six Subtypes of Concussion and Their Optometric Considerations

COPE #73217-NO

Curtis Baxstrom, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, FNORA

 

10:00 Break

 

10:30 Dr. Baxstrom continues

 

12:00 Congress Luncheon with OEPF rep

 

1:15  Using Optometric Phototherapy to Improve Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury

COPE #674210-NO pending

Robert Fox, OD, FCOVD, FCSO

 

3:15 Break

 

3:30 Neurological Principles for Functional Vision

COPE #73477-FV

Jason Clopton, OD, FCOVD, Dipl. ABO

 

5:30 Dinner on your own

 

8:00 Hospitality/Bull session - Congress suite         

Day 2 Courses

Monday Sept 13th, 2021

8:30  Brain Pathways in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation

COPE #

Curtis Baxstrom, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, FNORA

 

10:00 Break

 

10:45 Optometric Considerations in the Evaluation-Management of Visual Field Loss (VFL) and Unilateral Spatial Inattention (USI)

COPE #73216-NO

Curtis Baxstrom, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, FNORA

 

12:15 Lunch

 

2:00  Nystagmus Defined, Causes, and Optometric Treatment Strategies

COPE #73476-NO

Jason Clopton, OD, FCOVD, Dipl. ABO

4:00 Closing

Robert Fox

of Fox Vision Development Center

 

Dr. Robert Fox has been in practice in the Capital Region Area since 1986. He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the SUNY College of Optometry. Dr. Fox has also completed a residency in Rehabilitative Optometry at the Northport VA Medical Center on Long Island. As a Fellow, he has passed a series of rigorous examinations to be board certified in Vision Therapy and Vision Development. Dr. Fox is a charter member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA).

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Jason Clopton

of Center of Vision

Dr. Jason Clopton graduated from Southern College of Optometry in 1999. After graduation he went into private practice. In 2001 he started the first pediatric and brain injury referral therapy center in Tennessee with his wife Heidi Clopton, OTR/L, a pediatric occupational therapist. Dr. Clopton has co-authored two chapters in the book “Visual Diagnosis and Care of the Patient with Special Needs”- First Edition. He has published journal papers and lectures throughout the US and at international meetings on pediatrics, eye movements, strabismus and amblyopia, vision/vestibular, coding and billing for neuro-rehabilitation, neurotransmitters, brain injury, concussions, and neuro-rehabilitation. In 2010 he founded/invented and is the CEO of EyeLign Products, LLC.

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Curtis Baxstrom

of Northwest Vision & Learning Center

Ever since receiving his first pair of glasses in 6th grade, Dr. Baxstrom felt he wanted to be in a profession that made a difference in people’s lives. During completion of his Doctorate in Optometry in 1984, he became very interested in the development of vision and its relationship with reading and learning. Professionally he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. He is a consultant to several school districts as well as Good Samaritan, St. Joseph’s, Highline Community and Mary Bridge Children’s Hospitals. He has lectured nationally and internationally on visual development, reading, dyslexia, head trauma, amblyopia and strabismus.

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2021 Speakers​

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