Heart of America Eye Care Congress

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


Click on the thumbnails below to open a larger version of the posters.

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 Critical Diagnosis of Early Foster Kennedy Syndrome

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

An Ocular Manifestation of Toxoplasmosis

An Ocular Manifestation of Toxoplasmosis
Myranda Partin, 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

Bilateral, filamentary keratitis in the setting of profound dysautonomia

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

Branch Out In Blood Work

Branch Out In Blood Work
Karolina Kowalska, OD

Case Report - Capillary Hemangioma

Case Report - Capillary Hemangioma
Cathy Qin, OD

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

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

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

Management of penetrating keratoplasty with scleral lenses: A case study

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