Everett R. Veirs Lecture and Ophthalmology Conference

Everett R. Veirs Lecture and Ophthalmology Conference

April 12 to April 13, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn • Temple, Texas


Designed to provide updates in different ophthalmic subspecialties to keep participants up-to-date regarding current management of common eye diseases. There is also opportunity to interact with faculty in a didactic setting and discussion of case analysis, which allows for the analysis of best practices in a real world setting to improve patient care.

  • Discuss updates in latest technology for cataract surgeries
  • Interpret ethical principles based on case based scenarios
  • Review key professional ethical principles common to every day practice (informed consent, physician impairment)
  • Implement effective clinical strategies in diagnoses, treatment and management  for the cataract patient with glaucoma, retina and cornea considerations
  • Identify resources for glaucoma education for patients
  • Review low/minimal technology strategies for addressing eye care in humanitarian missions
  • Discuss minimal maintenance techniques for healing and eye care

About Guest Speaker Kerry Solomon, MD

Kerry Solomon, MD, is internationally renowned for LASIK and refractive cataract surgery. The driving force behind his success is his passion for patient care.

Since 2002, Dr. Solomon has been named one of the "Top 50 Opinion Leaders in the Fields of Cataract and Refractive Surgery" and one of the "Best Doctors in America" every year. He is a perennial research leader and has been named one of the top 250 innovators in the field of premium IOL surgery by the publishers and editors of Premier Surgeon. He has also been cited in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money, Redbook and Reader's Digest. His television appearances include "NBC’s Today" and the PBS series "Healthy Body, Healthy Mind," which aired in more than 140 countries.

He served as President of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery from 2016 to 2017. Dr. Solomon cofounded Veracity Innovations, LLC, which was acquired by Carl Zeiss Meditec in 2017. He now serves as a consultant for Zeiss and several other companies in the ophthalmic industry.

Program Agenda and Presentation Materials

Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Friday, April 27, 2018

  • 6 p.m.


  • 6:30 p.m.

    Transscleral Diode Laser Treatment of Glaucoma: Conventional and Micropulse Therapy

    Brian Schallenberg, MD

  • 7 p.m.

    Rescue of Corneal Epithelial Cells after Alkaline or Alkylating Insult

    Luke Potts, MD, PhD

  • 7:30 p.m.

    When Good Things Go Bad - A Review of Intravitreal Steroids in Treating Post-operative Endophthalmitis

    Mark Gold, MD

  • 8 p.m.

    Research Panel

  • 8:30 a.m.


Saturday, April 28, 2018



The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Meeting Locations

The program will be held at two locations for the 2019 program.

Join us at Summers Mill Retreat and Conference Center in Belton, Texas for the Friday sessions.
Saturday morning will reconvene at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Summers Mill Retreat and Conference Center

Located near where the Chisholm Trail once crossed beautiful Salado Creek, Summers Mill sits among huge oak trees. Though secluded, we are less than an hour from Austin, Waco, and Bryan-College Station.

Learn more about Summers Mill

7441 FM 1123
Belton, TX 76513

Hilton Garden Inn

Unwind in a sophisticated and spacious guest room featuring an HDTV, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Stay connected using complimentary WiFi or catch up with work at the large desk with ergonomic chair. Make yourself at home and sleep tight on our Garden Sleep System® bed, providing pressure-free support for a restorative night's sleep. Upgrade to a suite and enjoy an additional TV and a separate living area with sofa bed.

1749 Scott Blvd.
Temple, TX 76504


Baylor Scott & White Health employees must follow the reservation and lodging guidelines outlined in the Travel and Business Expense Policy.



$225 early registration
$275 after April 13


$225 early registration
$275 after April 13


$225 early registration
$275 after April 13

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Refund requests must be sent to CME department in writing prior to April 13. An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from all cancellations. On-site registration will incur an additional $50. Payment is due before April 13 for discount.

Exhibitor Information

The 2018 Everett R. Veirs Lecture and Ophthalmology Conference welcomes exhibitor participation at this activity. The annual symposium is open to all physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses,respiratory therapists, pharmacists and other interested healthcare providers.

Download the vendor packet

Register as vendor

Select "Exhibitor"

Contact Us

If you would like more information about granting and/or other sponsorship opportunities or if you have questions about exhibiting, please contact CME coordinator Diana McGill.

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