On Sunday, October 30, 2011, for the third time this year more than 400 eye care professionals gathered in Anaheim, California to attend C & E’s Ocular Symposiums. According to C & E Principal Harvey Yamamoto, O.D., “C & E’s Ocular Symposiums are designed to support C & E members with the expansion and scope of their practices to medically based practices.” In this regard, courses offered at this Symposium, which was the final one of the year, included “Advanced Diagnostics for the Optometric Physician: Specular Microscopy and Expanded Pupil Diagnostics”, and “The Advancements in Retina, Medical & Surgical Advancements.” Pat Caroline, a leading authority on contact lenses, presented two, two hour courses, including “Scleral lenses- New Thoughts & New Understandings.” Attendees earned 8 hours of COPE credit for attending the full day seminar. Including this Symposium, a total of more than 1300 eye care professionals attended one of C & E’s three Ocular Symposiums in 2011. C & E believes that its Ocular Symposiums are the largest educational series not taking place at a trade show in the United States, C & E’s first Ocular Symposium for 2012 will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at the Doubletree Hotel in Anaheim, CA. For further information, please go to www.cevision.com/seminars/details. Brad Shapiro, C & E principal, stated that “assisting our members with the expansion of their practice to a medically based practice is part of our commitment to assist our members in adapting to changing market. “
About C & E
C&E Vision located in San Clemente California, is the only Web-enhanced buying group of choice. C&E exclusively provides its members the power of the Web-enhanced online services and the choice of multiple billing methods and incentive programs. No other buying group offers eye care professionals this choice.
C&E is committed to providing a host of innovative services that can serve as the basis for the success of the Independent Eyecare Professional (IEP). C&E’s members’ internet section provides the most advanced web services available from any optical buying group. C&E is the only optical buying group that offers vendor on-line invoices to assist professionals in their research and record keeping, check their current balance, open deferred vendor billings or to make a payment. Additionally, C&E’s web account management is simplified by allowing the viewing of historical statements and payments.
C&E’s provides eyecare industry societies and associations with affinity programs to financially support both the organization and their member’s annual dues. C&E is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and education through its continuing education programs and sponsorships.