Annual Ocular Disease Update 2023

March 18th, 2023
Delaware Country Club
Muncie, IN

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COPE and Florida accredited CE. To download a print version of our schedule, click here.

Saturday, March 18th, 2023

7:15 am - 8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Innovation and Information Industry Partner Talk
No CE Credit

8:30 am - 10:10 am

Neural Pearls
2 hours, presented by Joseph Sowka, OD
COPE: 79961-NO | FL: 20-988220  
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10:10 am - 10:40 am

Introductions and Break with Sponsors

10:40 am - 12:20 pm

OCT and OCT Angiography in Glaucoma
2 hours, presented by Greg Caldwell, OD 
COPE: 82612-TD |FL: 20-988224 
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12:20 pm - 1:40 pm

Break with Sponsors & Lunch Talks

1:40 pm - 3:20 pm

Glaucoma Clinical Case Conversations
2 hours, presented by Greg Caldwell, OD & Joseph Sowka, OD
COPE: 82639-GL | FL: 20-988228
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3:20 pm - 3:50 pm

Introductions and Break with Sponsors

3:50 pm - 4:40 pm

Complications of Pharmaceuticals Every Optometrist Should Know
1 hour, presented by Greg Caldwell, OD
COPE: 82613-PH | FL: 20-988236
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4:40 pm - 5:30 pm

Conversations in Retinal Vascular Disease
1 hour, presented by Joseph Sowka, OD, Greg Caldwell, OD, Rita Singh, MD
COPE: 82640-NO | FL: 20-988238
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Greg Caldwell | Optometric Education Consultants

Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO

Greg Caldwell, O.D., is a 1995 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of  Optometry. He completed a one-year residency in primary care and ocular disease at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry (ABO), member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society (OGS), and member of the Optometric Wellness and Nutritional Society (OWNS). He currently works in Duncansville, Pennsylvania as an ocular disease consultant. Dr. Caldwell’s primary focus is the diagnosis and management of anterior and posterior segment ocular disease, and he has been a participant in multiple FDA investigations and trials. Dr. Caldwell has integrated nutrition, prevention, and wellness into his patient care. He practices integrative optometry. Dr. Caldwell is a co-founder of Optometric Education Consultants and co-administrator of OCT Connect on Facebook. Dr. Caldwell has lectured extensively throughout the county and over thirteen countries internationally. In 2010 he served as President of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association (POA) and served on the AOA Board of Trustees 2013-2016. He is President of the Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind.



Joseph Sowka | Optometric Education Consultants

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Dr. Joseph Sowka is an attending optometric physician at Center for Sight in Sarasota and Venice, Florida, a large medical-surgical practice where he focuses on glaucoma and neuro- ophthalmic disease management. He is the residency education coordinator at Center for Sight. He is also Director of Optometric Business Development for US EYE. He was formerly Professor of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry for 28 years where he served numerous academic and administrative roles. Dr. Sowka is a founding member of both the Optometric Glaucoma Society and Optometric Retina Society. He is also the Founder and former Chair of the Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders in Optometry Special Interest Group for the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Sowka is a Glaucoma Diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry. In 2021 and 2022, he was ranked #4 optometrist in the US by Newsweek magazine “America’s Best Eye Doctors” list. He is a partner and co-owner of Optometric Education Consultants.

Joseph Sowka | Optometric Education Consultants

Rita Singh, MD

Dr. Singh earned her bachelor of science degree from Duke University and her medical degree from Indiana University.  She completed her residency in ophthalmology at Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan and earned her fellowship while there also.  Dr. Singh is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology,  American Society of Retina Specialists, and Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology. She is married and has three children. Her hobbies are collecting modern art and running.

Nearby Accommodations

Optometric Education Consultants currently does not hold specific conference room blocks for the Munice 2023 conference. If you need accommodations, please feel free to choose any local accommodation available or one of our highlighted ones below. 

Courtyard Muncie at Horizon Convention Center

10min drive from event.
Phone: 765-287-8550

Hampton Inn & Suites Muncie
17min drive from event.

4220 Bethel Avenue, Muncie,
Indiana, 47304, USA
Phone: 800-426-7866