Annual Casey Eye Symposium TECHNICIAN Meeting

May 31, 2024
8:30 a.m. to 4:10 p.m.
515 SW Campus Drive
Portland, Oregon 97239
Room: Macdonald Auditorium
Contact Information
Sarah Grace

Target audience

Ophthalmic Technicians  and Allied Health Personnel.

Symposium details

Date: Friday, May 31, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. -  4:10 p.m.
Location: OHSU Casey Eye Institute, MacDonald Auditorium
Who: OHSU Casey Eye Institute and Devers Eye Institute technicians

  • Parking: We recommend that you carpool or take public transportation. If you need parking, you can purchase a daily permit through OHSU.
  • Presentations will be available by request after the meeting. 
  • Refunds will not be given after May 15.
  • Reception: We hope that your schedule allows you to join us for a reception along the river from 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. in the Knight Cancer Research Building.
  • Meeting Registration: Connect with your institute program lead
  • Day of meeting registration: Check-in opens at 8 a.m., and the program is set to begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 4:10 pm. Please indicate during the online registration if you will be leaving early. 

Continuing education credits

This program has been accredited for 6.0 IJCAHPO CE Credits. Continuing education credits earned will be emailed after the event.

NOTE: Attendance is monitored for each hour of instruction. Participants absent for more than 15 minutes of any given hour will not receive credit for that hour.

Meeting Coordinators

  • Sarah Grace, COT, MHL
  • Jeffrey Wood, COT, BS
  • Austin Bowles, COA
  • Malisa Hughes, COT


8:25 - 8:30 am
Austin Bowles

8:30 - 9 am
Uncommon Syndromes: Ehlers Danlos, Stevens Johnson, Charles Bonnet and More
Andrew Yang, M.D.

9 - 9:30 am
Through the Looking Glass: Uses of UBM in intraocular lens localization
Marika Yumang, M.S, CDOS

10 - 10:20 am 

10:20-10:50 am
Types of retinal detachments and how we approach repair 
Justine Cheng, M.D. 

10:50-11:50 am
Inclusive Eye Care Services for Patients with Disabilities  
Rhonda Eppelsheimer and Lindsey Sauve  

11:50-12:50 pm

12:50-1:20 pm
Uveitic glaucoma 
Erick Rivera-Grana, M.D. 

1:20-2:20 pm
Oregon Vision Health Network- Innovative strategies to identifying, detecting and managing eye disease in Oregon 
Verian Wedeking, Dove Spector and Mitch Brinks, MD 

2:20-2:40 pm

2:40-3:10 pm
Oculoplastic Surgery for Technicians 
Marielle Mahan, M.D. 

3:10-3:40 pm
Why IOP matters, and isn’t just for glaucoma doctors 
Zack Kroeger, M.D.  

3:40-4:10 pm
Refractive Surgery evaluation and counseling  
Dan Lee, M.D.