August 31, 2016
A continuing education course about blue light is being offered to eyecare professionals in 14 different cities. The “Blue Light Illuminated” education tour will provide eyecare professionals the information they need on the potentially harmful effects of blue light, as well as teach them about all the sources of exposure and the products available to protect their patients.
Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Essilor and Transitions Optical, the tour will run through October 2016. The COPE and ABO certified continuing education course “Harmful Blue Light and Optical Solutions” will be presented in each city. Attending eyecare professionals will receive one hour of education credit, as well as dinner and the opportunity to network with colleagues. A special kids party is available for those who need child care during the event.
The tour speakers include Brian Chou, OD, Chris Lievens, OD, MS, FAAO, Justin Bazan, OD and Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO.
Eyecare professionals who are interested in attending are required to RSVP online at Transitions.com/BlueLightRSVP. Full event information and speaker bios can also be found on the site.
Each event begins at 6 p.m., dates and locations of the tour are as follows:
New York City, Sept. 7; Dallas, Sept. 8; Charlotte, Sept. 21; Denver, Sept. 27; Columbus, Sept. 29; Pittsburgh, Oct. 4; St. Louis, Oct. 5; Tampa, Oct. 6; Phoenix, Oct. 10; Burbank/Los Angeles, Oct. 11; Chicago, Oct. 12; Houston, Oct. 13; Seattle, Oct. 25; and Sacramento, Oct. 27.