Heart of America Eye Care Congress

February 14-16, 2020
Sheraton Crown Center
Kansas City, Missouri


Heart 2020 Conference

Posters

The Heart of America Eye Care Congress is proud to host our 2019 Interactive Poster Session on 15 February 2019. The session will be held during the 58th Heart Congress at the Sheraton Hotel at the Crown Center, Kansas City MO from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Students and Residents are eligible for one of five (5) Grand Prize Awards given to the top five posters, each worth $1,000 and free transportation/hotel for the Congress.

Deadlines and rules can be found by clicking the "Submit Poster Proposal" button. Students and Residents who submit a poster by the 30 November 2018 deadline and whose poster is accepted, will receive FREE registration to Heart 2019 if registered by 31 December 2018. Questions can be submitted to the Education Director at education1@hoaecc.org.

We look forward to your submission; good luck!

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Educational Grant Winners
Five students were each awarded scholarships at the Saturday night banquet during the annual Heart of America Eye Care Congress in Kansas City, MO.
Left to right: Larry Stoppel, OD, FAAO; Stephanie Marten-Ellis, OD, University of Houston College of Optometry; Amanda M. Thurmes, OD, Chu Vision Institute – Pacific University College of Optometry; Matthew J. Twardowski, OD, University of Kansas Medical Center; Jennyffer Smith, OD, Southern College of Optometry; Katelyn Lucas, OD, Indiana University School of Optometry.

Poster Gallery


80 posters found

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“Get the red out:” A case of Panuveitis in the untreated HIV patient.

“Get the red out:” A case of Panuveitis in the untreated HIV patient.
Taia DeLano, OD

90-Day Glaucoma Secondary to a Misdiagnosed CRVO: A Case Report

90-Day Glaucoma Secondary to a Misdiagnosed CRVO: A Case Report
Cassondra Lux-O'Callaghan, OD

A Case of a Massive Anaplastic Astrocystoma Presenting as Optic Atrophy and Visual Field Loss

A Case of a Massive Anaplastic Astrocystoma Presenting as Optic Atrophy and Visual Field Loss
My-Chau Nguyen, OD

A case of familial pterygium and resulting anterior segment sequelae.

A case of familial pterygium and resulting anterior segment sequelae.
Emmalee Toldo, OD

A Case of Filamentary Keratitis Treated with Scleral Lenses

A Case of Filamentary Keratitis Treated with Scleral Lenses
Kelsey Buford, BA

A Critical Diagnosis of Early Foster Kennedy Syndrome

A Critical Diagnosis of Early Foster Kennedy Syndrome
Shreya Jayasimha, OD

Access to eye care in Hispanic and African American pediatric populations

Access to eye care in Hispanic and African American pediatric populations
Idell Thomas-Payne, BS

Acute idiopathic blind spot enlargement syndrome (AIBSE)

Acute idiopathic blind spot enlargement syndrome (AIBSE)
Dahlia Haddad, OD

An Asymptomatic Patient with Toxocariasis: To Treat or Not to Treat?

An Asymptomatic Patient with Toxocariasis: To Treat or Not to Treat?
Riti Chhibba, OD

An Ocular Manifestation of Toxoplasmosis

An Ocular Manifestation of Toxoplasmosis
Myranda Partin, OD

Asymptomatic Presentation of Late Onset Coat’s Disease

Asymptomatic Presentation of Late Onset Coat’s Disease
Lu Li, OD

Athletes vs. Non-Athletes:  Reaction Time, Hand-Eye Coordination Using the SVI

Athletes vs. Non-Athletes: Reaction Time, Hand-Eye Coordination Using the SVI
David Hurd, BA

Atypical endophthalmitis after cataract surgery with intraoperative intravitreal moxifloxacin injection

Atypical endophthalmitis after cataract surgery with intraoperative intravitreal moxifloxacin injection
Nhat Nguyen, OD

Bietti Crystalline Dystrophy

Bietti Crystalline Dystrophy
Cory Lappin, OD,MS

Bilateral Horizontal Gaze Palsy Secondary to CNS Lymphoma

Bilateral Horizontal Gaze Palsy Secondary to CNS Lymphoma
Paula Kelbley, OD

Bilateral, filamentary keratitis in the setting of profound dysautonomia

Bilateral, filamentary keratitis in the setting of profound dysautonomia
Marjan Tofigh, OD,MS

Binocular diplopia and nystagmus associated with gentamicin ototoxicity

Binocular diplopia and nystagmus associated with gentamicin ototoxicity
Ashley Mitchell, OD,MS

Branch Out In Blood Work

Branch Out In Blood Work
Karolina Kowalska, OD

Breathing Easy, for the Patient and Yourself: Contact Lens Vision Rehabilitation for a Thirty-six-year-old Corneal Graft with Edema

Breathing Easy, for the Patient and Yourself: Contact Lens Vision Rehabilitation for a Thirty-six-year-old Corneal Graft with Edema
Jonathan Chen, OD

Case Report - Capillary Hemangioma

Case Report - Capillary Hemangioma
Cathy Qin, OD

Case Report: Skin lesions and hypopigmentation associated with use of Restasis

Case Report: Skin lesions and hypopigmentation associated with use of Restasis
Ashley Smith, OD

Comparing the Accuracy of Pupil Measurement Methods

Comparing the Accuracy of Pupil Measurement Methods
Martina Webb-Haines, Student

Complete Corneal Protection Despite Incomplete Lid Closure

Complete Corneal Protection Despite Incomplete Lid Closure
Adam Clark, Student

Corneal Blood Staining Secondary to a Spontaneous Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage

Corneal Blood Staining Secondary to a Spontaneous Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage
Carolyn Draude, OD

Corneal Thickness and Endothelium Measurements in Dry Eye Patients

Corneal Thickness and Endothelium Measurements in Dry Eye Patients
Kennon Cox, BS

Correlating the TSNIT Curve to Macular Damage in Glaucoma: When to Use 10-2 Visual Fields

Correlating the TSNIT Curve to Macular Damage in Glaucoma: When to Use 10-2 Visual Fields
Christopher Lowe, OD

Detecting Cerebellar Stroke Syndrome Through Ocular Involvement

Detecting Cerebellar Stroke Syndrome Through Ocular Involvement
Kyle Callaway, OD

Differentiating between Dominant Drusen and Fundus Flavimaculatus with the use of Fundus Autofluorescence

Differentiating between Dominant Drusen and Fundus Flavimaculatus with the use of Fundus Autofluorescence
Kimberly Darke, OD,MPH

Differentiating Radial Basal Laminar Macular Dystrophy from Age Related Macular Degeneration

Differentiating Radial Basal Laminar Macular Dystrophy from Age Related Macular Degeneration
Randi Bassik, OD

Diplopia Secondary to Subdural Hemorrhages in a Patient on Blood Thinners

Diplopia Secondary to Subdural Hemorrhages in a Patient on Blood Thinners
Katherine Herron, OD

Disseminated Chorioretinal Atrophy Leading to Diagnosis of Inactive Syphilitic Chorioretinitis

Disseminated Chorioretinal Atrophy Leading to Diagnosis of Inactive Syphilitic Chorioretinitis
Katherine Nelson, OD

Early onset accommodative esotropia: treatment and management

Early onset accommodative esotropia: treatment and management
Allyson Hall, Student

Effectivity Study of At-Home Sports Vision Training Compared To In-Office Training

Effectivity Study of At-Home Sports Vision Training Compared To In-Office Training
Brittany Wolthuizen, Student

Epithelial Complication from Scleral Lens Management of Neurotrophic Keratitis in Advanced Diabetes

Epithelial Complication from Scleral Lens Management of Neurotrophic Keratitis in Advanced Diabetes
Rebecca Chung, OD

Essilor ProLook Sceral lens fitting of Pellucid Marginal Degeneration

Essilor ProLook Sceral lens fitting of Pellucid Marginal Degeneration
Kevin Stieb, BS

Evaluation and Management of an Advanced Case of Basal Cell Carcinoma

Evaluation and Management of an Advanced Case of Basal Cell Carcinoma
Ramya Natarajan, OD

Evaluation and Treatment of Marginal Zone B-cell Lymphoma of the Orbit and Adnexa

Evaluation and Treatment of Marginal Zone B-cell Lymphoma of the Orbit and Adnexa
Kiira Harrison, OD

Excavation Needs Exploration: Complications of Congenital Nerve Anomalies

Excavation Needs Exploration: Complications of Congenital Nerve Anomalies
Stephanie Norberg, OD

Experience, Negotiation, and the Gender Wage Gap in Optometry

Experience, Negotiation, and the Gender Wage Gap in Optometry
Rachel Simpson, BS

Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy (FEVR)

Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy (FEVR)
Zahraa Majeed, OD

First Imaging Report of Evidence of Apoptotic Ganglion Cells in Living Human Tissue Associated With a Drance Hemorrhage

First Imaging Report of Evidence of Apoptotic Ganglion Cells in Living Human Tissue Associated With a Drance Hemorrhage
Leslie Collins, OD

Foveoschisis Secondary To Posterior Staphyloma With High Myopia

Foveoschisis Secondary To Posterior Staphyloma With High Myopia
Martin Williamson, OD

Gas Permeable Lens Correction of Monocular Diplopia Following Phototherapeutic Keratectomy for Granular Dystrophy

Gas Permeable Lens Correction of Monocular Diplopia Following Phototherapeutic Keratectomy for Granular Dystrophy
Laurel Roberts, OD

Herpetic Keratitis Treatment Considerations; A Case Report.

Herpetic Keratitis Treatment Considerations; A Case Report.
Ryan Maurer, OD

HSV Keratouveitis in the Second Eye of a Non-Immunocompromised Individual

HSV Keratouveitis in the Second Eye of a Non-Immunocompromised Individual
Mark Brachmanski, OD

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension from onset to resolution in a 17 year-old female

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension from onset to resolution in a 17 year-old female
Jennifer Jones, OD

Incomplete Heerfordt's Syndrome: A Rare Case of Panuveitis, Facial Nerve Palsy and Fever.

Incomplete Heerfordt's Syndrome: A Rare Case of Panuveitis, Facial Nerve Palsy and Fever.
Marc Deeley, OD

Incomplete Homonymous Hemianopia and Seizures Secondary to an Occipital Lobe Arteriovenous Malformation

Incomplete Homonymous Hemianopia and Seizures Secondary to an Occipital Lobe Arteriovenous Malformation
Brittney Brady, OD

Intralimbal Gas Permeable Lenses After Corneal Transplant with Irregular Astigmatism

Intralimbal Gas Permeable Lenses After Corneal Transplant with Irregular Astigmatism
Nhi Phan, OD

Isolated Complete Third Nerve Palsy Complicated by Surgical Pupil

Isolated Complete Third Nerve Palsy Complicated by Surgical Pupil
Aaron Heltunen, OD

Lipemia Retinalis as presenting sign of Dyslipedemia in a Pediatric Patient

Lipemia Retinalis as presenting sign of Dyslipedemia in a Pediatric Patient
Jennifer Qayum, OD

Low Vision Rehabilitation of Homonymous Hemianopsia  Secondary to Trauma

Low Vision Rehabilitation of Homonymous Hemianopsia Secondary to Trauma
Anthony Castanares, OD

Management of a Teenager with Aniridia: Systemic, Glaucoma, and Low Vision Considerations

Management of a Teenager with Aniridia: Systemic, Glaucoma, and Low Vision Considerations
Erica Smith, OD

Management of penetrating keratoplasty with scleral lenses: A case study

Management of penetrating keratoplasty with scleral lenses: A case study
Manveen Bedi, OD

Multimodal Imaging in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Choroidal Osteoma

Multimodal Imaging in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Choroidal Osteoma
Daniel Nolan, OD

Multimodal Imaging Reveals Bilateral Idiopathic Multiple Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachments

Multimodal Imaging Reveals Bilateral Idiopathic Multiple Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachments
Diana Ho, BA

Negative Dysphotopsia Post Non-Complicated ECCE

Negative Dysphotopsia Post Non-Complicated ECCE
Bashir Tarraf, OD

Ocular Manifestations in a rare case of Coccidioidomycosis Meningitis complicated by Hydrocephalus

Ocular Manifestations in a rare case of Coccidioidomycosis Meningitis complicated by Hydrocephalus
Shivani Sharma, OD

Orthokeratology for Myopia Control in a 10 Year Old Female

Orthokeratology for Myopia Control in a 10 Year Old Female
Kate Nelson, BS

Pediatric Low Vision Rehabilitation in an Atypical Case of Norrie Disease

Pediatric Low Vision Rehabilitation in an Atypical Case of Norrie Disease
Caitlyn Reynolds, OD

Pediatric Skull Fracture Leads to Neurotrophic Ulcer Sequelae

Pediatric Skull Fracture Leads to Neurotrophic Ulcer Sequelae
Adriana Ferreira, OD

Perfectus Automated Subjective Refraction versus Manifest Subjective

Perfectus Automated Subjective Refraction versus Manifest Subjective
Jeremy Wiggins, BS

Pigmentary Maculopathy Secondary to Aromatase Inhibitor Use

Pigmentary Maculopathy Secondary to Aromatase Inhibitor Use
Stephanie Uchida, OD

Presumed NAION with Subsequent Optic Neuritis Diagnosis

Presumed NAION with Subsequent Optic Neuritis Diagnosis
Megan Chee, OD

Providing the best vision for highly astigmatic patients using bitoric GPs

Providing the best vision for highly astigmatic patients using bitoric GPs
Melissa Vides, Student

Radiofrequency Reduction of Prolapsed Orbital  Fat Pads of the Lower Eyelids

Radiofrequency Reduction of Prolapsed Orbital Fat Pads of the Lower Eyelids
Bradley Daniel, BS

Retinitis Pigmentosa: When a classic triad is not so classic after all

Retinitis Pigmentosa: When a classic triad is not so classic after all
Andrea Yee, OD

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Looking Beyond the Joints

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Looking Beyond the Joints
Delaney Kent, OD

Searching For a Piece of the Pie

Searching For a Piece of the Pie
Jenna Sullivan, OD

Sequential Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation

Sequential Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation
Sylvia Sparrow, OD

Sequential Management of Orbital Floor Fracture Secondary to Environmental Trauma

Sequential Management of Orbital Floor Fracture Secondary to Environmental Trauma
Jessica Hanson, OD

Small Pupil, Big Problem

Small Pupil, Big Problem
Kaitlyn Huebsch, OD

Supraclavicular lymphadenopathy secondary to metastatic lung carcinoma presenting as Horner Syndrome

Supraclavicular lymphadenopathy secondary to metastatic lung carcinoma presenting as Horner Syndrome
Kathryn Hohs, OD

The use of digitized examination data to augment a pediatric eye examination

The use of digitized examination data to augment a pediatric eye examination
Timothy Hug, OD

To Treat or Not to Treat: Detecting Glaucoma with Orthograde Optic Nerve Degeneration from Panretinal Photocoagulation

To Treat or Not to Treat: Detecting Glaucoma with Orthograde Optic Nerve Degeneration from Panretinal Photocoagulation
Katherine West, OD

Treatment of myopia progression in a pediatric patient

Treatment of myopia progression in a pediatric patient
Seth Laster, BS

Unilateral Presenile Cortical Cataract in a 30-year-old Male with Malaria History: when causation answers can lie in childhood

Unilateral Presenile Cortical Cataract in a 30-year-old Male with Malaria History: when causation answers can lie in childhood
Diyana Ivanova, OD

Use of Onefit 2.0 Scleral Lens for Dry Eye Syndrome Secondary to Sjogren’s Syndrome

Use of Onefit 2.0 Scleral Lens for Dry Eye Syndrome Secondary to Sjogren’s Syndrome
Caitlyn Mefford, Student

Utilizing Visual Field Testing in the Education of Patients with Cerebral Disorders

Utilizing Visual Field Testing in the Education of Patients with Cerebral Disorders
Brett Hollenbach, OD

Vision Loss Due to Topiramate-Induced Acute Bilateral Angle Closure

Vision Loss Due to Topiramate-Induced Acute Bilateral Angle Closure
Harleen Kaur, OD