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The Florida Society of Ophthalmology

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The FSO is now accepting nominations from members in good standing who are seeking to serve as an officer or as an at-large member on the Board of Directors.

The FSO 2015-2016 Membership Directory is available for members to download online.

 

 

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The Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO) is conducting a survey with the goal of identifying top tier/high frequency challenges faced by members when dealing with third party payers affecting productivity and effectiveness. We are going to catalog the issues and then address the top tier items with suggested solutions derived from other members or engage in consultation with other experts. READ MORE

Revisit the 2015 Masters in Ophthalmology Meeting with very special presentations recreated in a desktop, laptop and tablet friendly format featuring complete audio and slides from the our main program as well as from our Sunday sub-specialty Workshops.

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.

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There has been a recent change in the Florida law regarding co-management of patients. The new law took effect on July 1, 2013. The Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO) and its general counsel have worked closely with OMIC to develop two sample forms to aid you in compliance with the new law.

Forms

Because Florida law currently fails to describe the recognized risks of cataract surgery, a substantial number of "recognized risks" associated with cataract surgery continue to be improperly reported to regulators as "Code 15" adverse incidents.

The Florida Society of Ophthalmology (FSO) presented awards at their Masters in Ophthalmology 2015 annual meeting held at the Breakers in Palm Beach on June 26-28. The awards were given out at the annual business meeting. READ MORE

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Revisit the 2014 Masters in Ophthalmology Meeting with very special presentations recreated in a desktop, laptop and tablet friendly format featuring complete audio and slides from the our main program as well as from our Sunday sub-specialty Workshops.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 11, 2016 to Saturday, February 13, 2016

Ritz-Carlton – Sarasota, FL
Contact: Lois Delagrange
Phone: 941-921-5335 | Fax: 941-308-0112
E-Mail: SRQRETINA@aol.com
View-Course Brochure w/ registration : www.sarasotaretinainstitute.com

 

The Ritz-Carlton
Sarasota, FL
Saturday, February 20, 2016

Get the most important coding updates in 2016 at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Codequest 2016 meeting.

When: Saturday, February, 20, 2016

Where: Viceroy Miami 
485 Brickell Avenue
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: 305-503-4400
Only valet parking available, $18/car

Course Instructor: Jenny Edgar, CPC, CPCO, OCS — Academy Coding Specialist

Viceroy Miami
Miami, FL
Friday, June 10, 2016 to Sunday, June 12, 2016

Masters in Ophthalmology 2016

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
Orlando, FL