Hie Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry will be dedicating its new Ophthalmology Research Laboratories on September 20 & 21, 1984. There will be an open house reception from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, and a Clinical Conference on Friday, September 21. Guest speakers include Drs. Arthur Jampolsky, Bernard Schwartz and George Weinstein. The Meeting will be held at the University of Rochester Medical Center, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No registration fee.
Second National Eye Institute Symposium on Eye Disease Epidemiology, Betheada, Maryland, June 5-7, 1985. People interested in attending are invited to register for the meeting as soon as possible and to submit abstracts if they also wish to present papers. Early registration is advised bac au se space is limited. Abstracts must be received by January 15, 1985. To obtain registration and abstract forms, write to Dr. Daniel Seigel, Office of Biometry and Epidemiology, National Eye Institute, Building 31, Room 6A-33, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland 20205.
Abstracts for proposed papers may be submitted on the following subjects: epidemiology of eye disease; methodological issues in the design, implementation, and analysis of clinical trials in eye disease; diagnostic methods of measurement and classification; natural history studies; and statistical methods for analysis of eye data.
89th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, in Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center, November 11-15. More than 12,000 ophthalmologists, other physicians, health professionals, and guests are expected to attend the world's largest meeting on scientific advances in eye care.
Chief focus of the meeting is continuing education, carried out through approximately 290 scientific papers, 24 scientific sessions, 519 instructional courses, 37 scientific exhibits, and 200 poster papers. Approximately 280 companies will sponsor technical exhibits displaying new equipment, services, and publications related to eye care.
Topics to be reviewed include computers in ophthalmology, lasers, ultrasound and other noninvasive techniques of diagnosis and treatment, the use of drugs in treatment, children's eye diseases, melanoma, reconstructive surgery, cataracts, retinal and corneal disorders, strabismus or crossed eyes, glaucoma, and extended-wear contact lenses.
The Academy will present awards for contributions to ophthalmology, conduct its annual business meeting, and elect officers. Approximately 50 other eye-care organizations will sponsor meetings and educational programs before, during, and after the Academy meeting.
Meeting information, preregi stratio ? , and housing forms are available from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, P.O. Box 7424, San Francisco, California 94120-7424.
Combined Seminar for Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology. Rose Hall Beach Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica. January 26 -February 2, 1985. Presented by American Diopter and Decibel Society. Registration: Members, $300; Nonmembers, $350, CME credits: 20. Information: Albert W Biglan, M.D., Executive Director, 3518 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213. (412) 682-6300.