Presenting the First Retina Meeting Developed Through the Cooperative Efforts of Optometrists and Retinal Specialists

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  • Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL (1888PressRelease) April 09, 2011 - The Optometric Retina Society in conjunction with The Center for Retina and Macular Disease announces The Optometric Retina Symposium at Walt Disney World. This one-of-a-kind meeting is the first to be developed through the cooperative efforts of optometrists and retinal specialists. This program is designed to bring a new educational format to the practitioners in the form of "quick hit" cutting-edge topics.

    The Optometric Retina Symposium is a high-quality, professional development event designed to combine the efforts of two successful organizations rich in educational philosophy…The Optometric Retina Society and The Center for Retina and Macular Disease.

    "The Optometric Retina Society strives to develop the most pertinent educational programs and documents in a timely fashion to enable doctors to better serve patients. Partnering with CRMD and utilizing their educational and clinical expertise provides a brilliant combination to deliver a highly successful event"- Dr. Larry Alexander, President of The Optometric Retina Society.

    The Optometric Retina Symposium will take place at Walt Disney World's Yacht & Beach Club on August 26-28, 2011. "Where dreams really can come true," the site boasts world class meeting rooms and accommodations that are a perfect fit for the program.

    Sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting:
    Dr. Sonya Braudway, phone: 863-297-5400, email: SBraudway ( @ ) crmd dot net
    Dr. Larry Alexander, phone: 510-396-3527, email: larryalexander ( @ ) tx dot rr dot com

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    About Optometric Retina Society
    In keeping with the ORS mission of providing clinical updates in retinal disease that are important to the primary care optometrist, the ORS organizes an annual meeting in which the leading professionals are asked to present relevant materials. Keynote lectures are frequently included in order to secure the very latest in important clinical retinal information.

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    About CRMD
    An extremely skilled professional staff, the latest in medical technology and a proactive approach to research explains why The Center for Retina and Macular Disease has grown to become the preeminent retina practice in central Florida. The center's commitment to research, cutting-edge treatments and technologies has been instrumental in attracting highly qualified doctors, including some of the most respected retina specialists in the country. In addition to top quality retinal care, CRMD has one of the most comprehensive Low Vision Rehabilitation programs nationwide. These medical professionals are supported by one of the most advanced computerized medical records systems available. CRMD has offices in Avon Park, Clermont, Haines City, Lakeland, Plant City, Sebring, The Villages, Winter Haven, and Zephyrhills, FL.

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