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2023 IAO Annual Scientific Symposium

  • 09/22/2023
  • 7:30 AM
  • Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel (11925 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032)


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WHEN: September 22, 2023

WHERERenaissance Indianapolis North Hotel, Carmel

Join the Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology for our reimagined Annual Symposium. You asked and we listened:

  • Shorter day
  • More time for networking and visiting exhibitors
  • No more banquet lunch with boring business meeting

The 2023 Annual Meeting will still offer you the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge in an environment that promotes professional networking with your peers. Challenge yourself to make a difference in your profession. Attend the IAO Annual Meeting to obtain the tools to do so!


  • Rudy Yung, MD, IAO President-Elect
  • Bob Moorthy, MD, IAO Past President
  • Jeff Hudson, MD, IAO President
  • Michael Hopen, MD, IAO Secretary-Treasurer

NEW LOCATION - Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel (11925 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032)


  • Corneal Neurotization: From The Bench To The OR  - Gregory Borschel, MD, and Charline Boente, MD
  • Mindfulness Before It’s Too Late. Advice from Jacob Marley -  Jonathan Walker, MD
  • 10 Recent Advances That Have Enhanced My Cataract Practice -  Surendra Basti, MD 
  •  10 Things an Ophthalmologist Needs to Know About Sleep Issues -  Abhinav Singh, MD
  •  Interactive Lunch in the Exhibit Hall           
  • Advocacy Update -  Stephen Klapper, MD/ Derek Sprunger, MD / Kim Williams
  • Community Hot Topics – Chance to Vent Your Issues - Moderator:  Jeffrey Hudson, M.D.
  •  OMIC   

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS:  $179 per night. Click here Room block closes August 31, 2023


  • Michael Hopen MD - Glaucoma update
  • Kylene Polhamus OD - Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Colin Bacorn MD - Oculoplastics update
  • Kathryn Haider MD - How to examine a pediatric patient
  • John Abrams MD - Ocular Trauma and Sports Ophthalmology
  • Frank Hrisomolas MD - Retina update

    CME ACCREDITATION - The Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology, Inc. is accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    JCAHPO ACCREDITATION - The ophthalmic technician course has been submitted to IJCAHPO for consideration of CE credit.

    DISCLOSURE - All faculty in CME/CEU activities sponsored by the Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology, Inc. (IAO) are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation.

    REGISTRATION: Registration and Exhibits will open at 7:00 am

    PHYSICAL ASSISTANCE/DIETARY REQUIREMENTS - Those attendees who need additional assistance should contact the IAO Office at 317-577-3062 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

    REFUND POLICY: All cancellations must be emailed to Kim Williams at Call in cancellations will not be accepted. Cancellations received less than 10 business days prior to seminar date will be refunded attendance fee less an $85 processing fee. However, no refunds will be made for cancellations received 5 business days or fewer prior to the seminar date. No shows and late cancellations will be mailed the seminar materials and billed the full amount of the seminar. Substitutions are allowed at any time. 

    QUESTIONS - For additional questions, please contact Kim Williams at the IAO office at 317-577-3062 or


    Address: 125 W. Market Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204 | Phone: 317-577-3062

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