Everett R. Veirs Lecture and Ophthalmology Conference

Everett R. Veirs Lecture and Ophthalmology Conference

May 19 to May 20, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn • Temple, Texas


Designed to provide updates in different ophthalmic subspecialties to keep participants up-to-date regarding current management of common eye diseases. There is also opportunity to interact with faculty in a didactic setting and discussion of case analysis, which allows for the analysis of best practices in a real world setting to improve patient care.

At the conclusion of this program, the participants should be able to:
  • Explain the risks and benefits of transcleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation and implement it as a safe and valid tool in the early treatment of glaucoma
  • Incorporate direct posterior corneal measurements in preoperative Toric IOL planning to increase precision
  • Account for the impact of non-orthogonality on topography in the context of Toric IOL planning
  • Articulate features that differentiate choroidal melanomas from nevi
  • Discuss modern diagnostic modalities, current treatment and prognostic information for patients with choroidal melanoma
  • Appraise and address the impact of life-threatening illness on one’s patient in a more meaningful way
  • Implement and develop proficiency in essential oculoplastic surgical skills
  • Employ practical pearls on approaching the functional oculoplastic patient
  • Formulate a constructive approach in dealing with the cosmetic oculoplastic patient
  • Evaluate and implement treatment plans for common oculoplastic disorders that present to a comprehensive ophthalmology practice

Program Agenda and Presentation Materials

Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Friday, May 19, 2017

  • 6 p.m.


  • 6:30 p.m.

    Transscleral Diode Laser Cyclophotocoagulation StudyPresentation

    Laura Farber, MD

  • 7 p.m.

    Predicted Error of Toric Outcomes: Driect Posterior Cornea Measurement Compared with the Barrett Toric Calculator and the Baylor Nomogram

    Andrew Hack, MD

  • 7:30 p.m.

    Toric Outcomes: Trying to Quantify Orthogonality

    Eddie Mengarelli, MD

  • 8 p.m.

    Research Panel

  • 8:30 a.m.


Saturday, May 20, 2017

Accreditation and Credit Designation


The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



Meeting and Lodging

The program will be held at two locations for the 2017 program.

On Friday evening, enjoy a real down-home Texas welcome with dinner and resident research presentations at Schoepf's Old Time Bar-B-Que. Registration fee includes dinner for attendee. Additional meals for guests may be purchased for $10 each.

Saturday morning will reconvene at the Hilton Garden Inn.Lunch on Saturday will be a family friendly social. Registration fee includes lunch for attendee. Additional meals for guests may be purchased for $10 each for adults and $5 each for children.


About Schoepf's Old Time Bar-B-Que

Schoepf’s has been featured by Texas Monthly Magazine, Ride Magazine, Texas Highways Magazine, Taste of the South Magazine, The Food Network and PBS. Food critics and customers alike recommend Schoepf’s BBQ, and after you taste a bite, you will too.

702 E. Central Ave.
Belton, TX 76513


About Hilton Garden Inn

Unwind in a sophisticated and spacious guest room featuring an HDTV, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Stay connected using complimentary WiFi or catch up with work at the large desk with ergonomic chair. Make yourself at home and sleep tight on our Garden Sleep System® bed, providing pressure-free support for a restorative night's sleep. Upgrade to a suite and enjoy an additional TV and a separate living area with sofa bed.

1749 Scott Blvd.
Temple, TX 76504




$150 early registration
$200 after May 5


$150 early registration
$200 after May 5


$150 early registration
$200 after May 5

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Deadline to register online or faxed registrations is May 5, 2017. Walk-in registrations are accepted, but we cannot guarantee seating or conference materials the day of the conference.

Refunds (minus $50 administration fee) will be provided to registrants who cancel their registration in writing prior to May 5, 2017. No refunds after May 5, 2017. The conference organizers cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline fees and other accommodation expenses.

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