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Dr. Press will be lecturing at the Annual Meeting of the Great Western Council of Optometry in September, 2012.

His topics will be:

Information regarding the GWECO Congress can be found on the Great Western Council of Optometry's Website.

Dr. Press will be lecturing at the EastWest Eye Conference in Cleveland Ohio in October, 2012.

His topics will be:

You can obtain a flyer including the other lecturers and topics on the East West Eyesight Conference Website.

Past Lectures

Visual Issues in 3D Technology
Annual AOA Meeting
Chicago, Illinois
June, 2012

The 3D's of 3D stereoscopic vision are Discomfort, Dizziness, and poor Depth perception. Major movies are being scripted in 3D, and this has raised awareness of problems that some individuals have in sustained viewing of 3D presentations. As educators move toward 3D presentations for learning, the importance of diagnosing and treating binocular vision problems is becoming even more important. This lecture reviews visual issues related to 3D technology and how to help patients who are having difficulties.

Masquerade Syndromes: Binocular Vision vs. Pathology
Therapy by the Sea, Annual Convention
NJ Society of Optometric Physicians
September, 2010

Patients sometimes present with binocular disorders that co-exist with ocular disease. This course presents a balanced approach to the consideration of both functional vision and disease considerations.

Masquerade Syndromes: Binocular Vision vs. Pathology
Annual SECO Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia
February, 2010

Patients sometimes present with binocular disorders that co-exist with ocular disease. This course presents a balanced approach to the consideration of both functional vision and disease considerations.

All in the Family: Intra-Optometric Referral Opening Presentation
Annual SECO Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia
February, 2010

Dr. Press moderated a panel presentation on specialty referrals within Optometry. Topics included Infant Vision, Vision Therapy, Low Vision, Contact Lenses, and Glaucoma. Participants were Drs. Andrea Thau, Paul Freeman, Jack Schaeffer, Joseph Sowka and Leonard Press.

Optometric Evaluation and Treatment of Reading Disorders
Presented to the 69th Annual Heart of America Congress
Overland Park, Kansas
November 2009

This course reviewed the role that optometrists play in the multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment of reading disorders.

Masquerade Syndromes: Binocular Vision vs. Pathology
Applying Research on Amblyopia to Clinical Practice
Presented to Eastern States Optometric Congress
White Plains, NY
April, 2009

This lecture reviewed how eyecare practitioners can best apply results of studies by PEDIG (Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group) and other researchers on Amblyopia, or “lazy eye”, to clinical practice.

Optometry and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presented to Mid Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians
November, 2008

This course reviews the role of Optometry in evaluating and caring for children who are on the autistic spectrum. Collaboration with other professionals such as occupational therapists and developmental pediatricians is emphasized.

Masquerade Syndromes: Binocular Vision vs. Pathology (see above)
Vision Expo East
Javits Conference Center, New York City
September, 2008

Patients sometimes present with binocular disorders that co-exist with ocular disease. This course presents a balanced approach to the consideration of both functional vision and disease considerations.

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