2022 Annual Symposium

Back in Plain Sight: Advances Glaucoma, Cataract, and Pediatrics

NOAO 71st Annual Symposium

The 71st Annual Symposium will be held February 11-13, 2022 at the Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130!

Participants will learn from the brightest ophthalmologists from around the country on the topics of Glaucoma, Cataract, and Pediatrics.

Registration coming soon.


2022 Confirmed Faculty Speakers

Wallace Alward, MD, Professor Emeritus, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Edward Buckley, MD, Professor and Chair of Department of Ophthalmology, Vice Dean of Education, Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC
Steven J. Gedde, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Vice-Chair of Education, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
Davinder Grover, MD
Faruk Orge, MD
Edward Wilson, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC



“I thought it was one of the MOST WONDERFUL meetings in the world! GREAT information, lots of fun and learning and GREAT attendees.” – Kathleen Digre, Salt Lake City, Utah

“Covers clinically significant subjects, nice group size, good facility, and of course, NOLA.” anonymous, 2016 Symposium

“Excellent conference with three areas of interest, updates and new technologies discussed, 20 hours of CME credit.” -anonymous, 2016 Symposium

“Overall, one of the best meetings as far as content and speakers, a very good learning environment.” -anonymous, 2016 Symposium

“Quality of lectures, ability to personally interact with the experts” – anonymous, 2016 Symposium

“Another phenomenal meeting sponsored by the NOAO!!” – anonymous attendee, 2015 Symposium

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