MEGA CE




2024 MEGA CE
Friday, March 22 - Saturday, March 23
Rocky Mountain University
1800 Novell Place
Provo, UT 84606
UNITED STATES

Come attend the 2024 UOA's Annual MEGA CE and Winter Quarterly Business meeting on Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23rd. This meeting is free for all UOA members and a $300 charge for non-UOA members to attend. All courses are pending COPE approval. Here is the tentative schedule:


Friday:

1 – 2 pm: Keratoconus and Crosslinking (Dr. Samuel Passi)

2 – 3 pm: Anterior Segment Dysgenesis (Dr. Majid Moshirfar)

3 – 4 pm: The benefits and perils of AI (John Siggard)

4 – 5 pm: TBA (Dr. Matthew Orgill)

5 – 6 pm: Modern Approaches to Diagnose and Manage AMD (Dr. Amanda Legge)

6 – 7 pm: Dinner

Saturday 

10 – 11 am: Business Meeting

11 – 12 pm: Contact Lens Considerations for the Athlete (Dr. Jarrod Davies)

12 – 1 pm: Examination of an infant (Dr. Jarrod Davies)

1 – 2 pm: Lunch sponsored by our Gold sponsors

2 – 4 pm: Exhibit hall

4 – 5 pm: Refractive Cataract Surgery in 2024 (Dr. Aaron Waite)

5 – 6 pm: Viral Gene Therapy in Optometric Medicine (Dr. Robert Roden)

6:30 – 8:30 pm: Student Night sponsored by VSP at Strap Tank in Springville, UT




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Bios:

Dr. Amanda Legge

Dr. Legge has practiced at Wyomissing Optometric Center for 10 years. She practices primary eye care with a special interest in retinal diseases, having earned a certification for advanced retinal studies during her academic and clinical training. Additionally, Dr. Legge is professionally recognized for her expertise in the diagnosis and management of age-related macular degeneration and inherited retina disease. Dr. Legge is an active member of the Lions Club and leads their program on assistive device donations and disbursement to those in need. She is also a member of the Berks Vision Resource Center Board of Directors serving as secretary and is a member of their Sight Conservation Committee. She is on the Clinical Advisory Board of an online macular degeneration support group providing her expertise in an evidence-based manner. 


Dr. Majid Moshirfar

An internationally renowned corneal and refractive4 surgeon, Dr. Moshirfar brings a history of innovation in cornea surgery, a strong background in clinical research, and a prolific legacy of academic teaching, publishing, and speaking. Dr. Moshirfar is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained cornea specialist. He is the Clinical Director of Hoopes, Durrie, Rivera Research, and the program director for the Utah Cornea Fellowship at Hoopes Vision. Immediately before joining Hoopes Vision, Dr. Moshirfar spent a year as a Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco. Before that appointment, Dr. Moshirfar served on the faculty of the University of Utah's John A. Moran Eye Center for 18 years, including 16 as the Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Moshirfar specializes in cornea transplantation, refractive surgeries, keratoprosthesis (artificial cornea), management of difficult corneal disorders, complicated cataract extraction, keratoconus, infectious eye diseases, and other complex procedures of the cornea and anterior segment of the eye. Dr. Moshirfar has played a leading role in developing and disseminating these procedures, particularly in challenging refractive surgery techniques. Dr. Moshirfar has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific publications and serves on the editorial boards of numerous scientific journals. He and his wife, Pegah, are parents of two sons and a daughter.


Dr. Samuel Passi: 

Dr. Samuel Passi is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract, refractive, and cornea surgery as well as the management of dry eye disease.

Originally from Grand Rapids, MN, Dr. Passi moved to Utah in 2000 and graduated from American Fork High School. He went on to graduate summa cum laude with departmental and university honors from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City with a bachelors in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed his ophthalmology residency at Duke University Eye Center in Durham, NC. Following residency, Dr. Passi completed an anterior segment fellowship at Minnesota Eye Consultants, receiving subspecialty training in cornea, refractive, and external disease.


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