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Watch George F. Will’s Keynote Video

In his compelling OOSS Perspective 2018 keynote speech in Washington D.C, America’s foremost political commentator and columnist George F. Will conceptualized a future for outpatient ophthalmic surgery.
Review Your OOSS Benefits

Review Your OOSS Benefits

At OOSS, we work to ensure that your list of member benefits never remains static. With an active leadership team and so many collaborating members and partners, OOSS is constantly brainstorming news ways to bring even more value to your membership. Among this ever growing list of benefits are a few constant staples, listed below. Read through them to determine whether you are taking full advantage of these crucial OOSS perks.

OOSS Symposium 2017 Video Library

Presented in chapters for convenient consumption, the complete video collection and workshop summary from OOSS 2017 Symposium & Workshop @ AAO/AAOE New Orleans is now available for your review. Highlights from OOSS 2017 Symposium & Workshop “Envisioning the future of the ophthalmic ASC” This November 11 meeting spotlighted some high-impact topics affecting ophthalmic ASCs, and…

Mastering Cataract Surgery: Updated Textbook

Phacoemulsification, while the gold standard for cataract surgery, is, as every surgeon knows, not without risks and complications.  With the updated, second edition of Phacoemulsification and Intraocular Lens Implantation: Mastering Techniques and Complications in Cataract Surgery, editor and OOSS President Emeritus William J. Fishkind, M.D., and some of the finest cataract experts at work today…

Now Playing: Perspective 2017 Videos

The complete video series from OOSS Perspective 2017 @ASCRS/ASOA Los Angeles is available now on OOSS.org.  Join us as we attempt to divine the future and delve into the here and now with the latest information about ophthalmic-specific accreditation, certification and training programs. Enjoy the highlights or pull out your pen and pad to for…

OOSS PERSPECTIVE 2017 @ ASCRS/ASOA LOS ANGELES

We’re pleased to present the complete video collection from OOSS Perspective 2017 @ASCRS/ASOA Los Angeles. Enjoy the highlights or settle in for an informative discussion with our experts. Whether you attended the May 7, 2017, event and would like to review your favorite session or whether you are joining us for the first time, we…

VCNA and AMO Subsidiary Sign Supplier Agreement

Vision Center Network of America, LLC (VCNA), comprised of valued OOSS members, has entered into a supplier agreement with a subsidiary of Abbott Medical Optics (AMO) to purchase monofocal and premium intra-ocular lenses (IOLs), as well as capital equipment on behalf of its member surgery centers. This agreement, the first of its kind between VCNA…

Scott Joins AAO Leadership Class of 2017

As a participant in the AAO Leadership Development Program XIXI, Maria C. Scott, M.D., will be working to enhance the collaboration between OOSS Gives and Operation Sight, an ASCRS Foundation program that provides free cataract surgery to financially disadvantaged patients. Specifically, Scott is developing an operating manual to help cataract surgeons incorporate charitable work with…

OOSS Cataract Patient Profile Survey — Results

Who is the typical cataract patient? To answer that question, we launched the OOSS Cataract Patient Profile Survey last fall. We wanted to quantify what our members perceive anecdotally. And we wanted hard data to better inform the debate over a CMS proposal to reimburse office-based cataract surgery for “routine cases,” defined as those in…

OOSS and ASCA to Collaborate on Legislative Open Houses

As the 2016 election season gets underway, OOSS and OOSPAC will be working closely with the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association to assist OOSS members who may be interested in hosting open houses and receptions for their elected officials. OOSS and the ASCA also are developing an “Advocacy Tool Kit” with helpful information and strategies for…