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The Academy and 60 other ophthalmic societies, including FSO, have issued new, more patient-centric guidelines for postoperative co-management of ophthalmic procedures.The Comprehensive Guidelines for the Co-Management of Ophthalmic Postoperative Care contains substantive changes to existing guidelines based on over six months of thoughtful review by an Academy-led Task Force on Co-Management Principles, the Academy Council and Board of Trustees.

Meeting highlights from the Masters in Ophthalmology Annual Meeting held June 10-12, 2016 in Orlando are now available!  Don't forget another great FSO member benefit is that you have member only access to download slides and recordings from the Masters in Ophthalmology 2016 Annual Meeting. Click here and login using your username and password. View several of the highly rated presentations synced with audio. 

If you need help with your username or password, please contact membership@mdeye.org.

FSO 2016-2017 Member Directory

The FSO 2016-2017 Membership Directory is available for members to download online.

 

Fewer than 20 percent of preschool kids are currently being screened for vision problems despite serious, but treatable, eye disorders found in young children. Recognizing this fact, the Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO)—joined by two Florida senators, Joseph Abruzzo (D-Boynton Beach) and Maria Sachs (D-Delray Beach) - launched its first-ever pediatric vision screening awareness campaign: August’s Amblyopia Awareness Month, as designated by the Florida Senate.

The Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) Satisfaction Indicator (MSI) is the best way to share your opinions of our service directly to CMS. First Coast Service Options is your MAC in Florida.

The Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO) installed new officers for 2016-2017 at the annual meeting Masters in Ophthalmology 2016 on Saturday, June 11 in Orlando, FL.

Adam M. Katz, MD was installed as the president of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology on Saturday, June 11, 2016 during the Masters in Ophthalmology 2016 meeting.

The Florida Society of Ophthalmology announced the winners of five special annual awards at the Masters in Ophthalmology 2016 meeting.

 

The Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO) is partnering with JCAHPO and ATPO on an important initiative to recruit new employees as ophthalmic assistants to our members’ practices.

As a valued member of our nationally recognized society committed to the ophthalmology profession, we invite you to be a part of this pilot project. Our goal is to have 100 FSO members help us promote the profession to patients and candidates seeking a new and rewarding career.

Crosswalks between ICD-9 lists of covered diagnoses for certain services and the comparable ICD-10 diagnoses were imperfect in some LCDs, such as the Visual Field Testing LCD.  First Coast Service Options was made aware of this problem and corrected the disparities with assistance provided by the FSO Third Party Liaison Committee.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 15, 2016 to Tuesday, October 18, 2016
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
Thursday, October 20, 2016

 

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West Palm Beach, FL
Saturday, October 22, 2016

7:30 AM-Run Starts; 8:30 AM Walk starts, 9:00 AM-Health Fair
 

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