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AOA Meeting in San Diego, CA

posted Jul 7, 2013, 1:29 PM by Jen Weigel   [ updated Sep 28, 2013, 1:48 PM ]

AOA at San Diego, CA

I attended my first-ever AOA meeting in San Diego at the end of June.  It was a HUGE meeting!  I really could not believe how many people were at this meeting.  It was a really good mixture of students and active ODs.  

San Diego was a wonderful host city.  The weather there is completely fabulous with that nice breeze from the ocean.  I also felt like the atmosphere there was true to from.  Everything seemed so relaxed.

I attended a few refractive surgery classes.  Turns out I do know what I'm doing.  haha.  Also, it's good to see that what Dr. Holzman has already been doing here in VA is also representative of emerging national trends.  He's always ahead of the curve.

Thanks to the students that met with me while at the conference.  I also ran into a few of our local Affiliates.  Dr. Robert Bass was holed up in House of Delegates meetings the whole time.  That's what he has to do as our VOA President.  Dr. Fred Goldberg was also there as an expert consultant for Alcon.  

TLC was also a major sponsor of classes, a booth at the exhibition hall, and a student social.  

If you get a chance to attend an AOA meeting, this is a definite must!  - jw