Retina Associates, located in Tucson, Arizona, offers a variety of services for patients dealing with disorders related to the eye’s retina or vitreous humor. Its four doctors, including Dr. Cameron Javid, maintain professional memberships with several organizations, one of which includes the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
The AAO advocates for patients and the public when it comes to ophthalmology. As the world’s largest association of eye surgeons and physicians, the AAO represents more than 32,000 EYE MD’s, In addition, the AAO provides ophthalmic educational opportunities to its members.
Each year the AAO hosts a meeting for its members to gather, share information, and network with others. AAO 2016, scheduled for October 15 through 18 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, is complemented by the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO). This annual event features more than 45 spotlight sessions, 500-plus exhibitors, and more than 100 learning opportunities. Since the AAO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, attendees also have an opportunity to garner continuing medical education (CME) credits. The 2017 event is scheduled for November 11 through 14 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.