Everett R. Veirs Lecture and Ophthalmology Conference

Everett R. Veirs Lecture and Ophthalmology Conference

April 27 to April 28, 2018

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.

This year's conference will focus on cataract surgery.

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

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Registration, continental breakfast, exhibit displays

  • 7:50 a.m.


  • 8 a.m.

    Teaching Considerations in Cataract Surgery

  • 9 a.m.

    International Considerations in the Context of Cataract Surgery

    Nathanael Henson, MD

  • 10 a.m.


  • Everett R. Veirs Lecture 2017

    10:15 a.m.

    Refractive Cataract Surgery: In Pursuit of a Satisfied Patient

    Kerry Solomon, MD

  • 11:15 a.m.

    Panel Discussion

  • 12:15 p.m.


  • 1:15 p.m.

    Subspecialty Consideration in Cataract Surgery

  • 2:15 p.m.

    Panel Discussion

  • 2:45 p.m.

    Professional Case Studies*

    David McCartney, MD

    *Ethic credit

  • 3:30 p.m.

    Surprised by Suffering: Uveal Melanoma – A Patient's PerspectivePresentation

    Gary DeSalvo, ThM

    Includes one hour ethics designation

  • 3:45 p.m.

    Closing remarks

  • 4 p.m.


Accreditation and Credit Designation


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.


Continuing Education Credit

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Meeting and Lodging

The program will be held at two locations for the 2018 program.

On Friday evening, enjoy a welcome dinner featuring resident research presentations at Stagecoach Inn. Registration fee includes dinner for attendee. Additional meals for guests may be purchased for $10 each.

Saturday morning will reconvene at the Hilton Garden Inn. Lunch on Saturday will be a family friendly social. Registration fee includes lunch for attendee. Additional meals for guests may be purchased for $10 each for adults and $5 each for children.

About Stagecoach Inn

Dating back to the era of the Chisholm Trail, The Stagecoach Inn has always been a well-known hub for Bell County and travelers through Texas alike. The restaurant menu honors the traditions of the past augmented with a modern twist on classic staples. The Shady Villa Bar offers classic and creative cocktails, a proud beer selection, and a carefully curated selection of wine.

Learn more about Stagecoach Inn

416 S. Main St.
Salado, TX 76571

About 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




$150 early registration
$175 after Feb. 9


$100 early registration
$125 after Feb. 9


$100 early registration
$125 after Feb. 9

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Refund requests must be sent to CME department in writing prior to Feb. 9. An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from all cancellations. On-site registration will incur an additional $25. Payment is due before Feb. 9th for discount.

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