Continuing Medical Education

Lectures/Continuing Medical Education Courses

  • Carrasquillo K. (2015, March). Scleral Lenses and Prosthetic Replacement of the Ocular Surface Ecosystem (PROSE) Treatment: Role in Corneal Disease. Presented at Massachusetts Society of Optometrists. Framingham, MA.
  • Jacobs, DS (2012, Nov.) Contact Lens in Ophthalmology Practice.  Presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Jacobs, DS (2012, Nov.) Extreme Cornea. Presented at the SIG dinner hosted by Boston Foundation for Sight at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Jacobs, DS (2012, Nov.) Advances in Treatment of Severe Ocular Surface Disease: Views from Experts on the Front Lines.  Presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Jacobs, DS (2012, Nov.) End-Stage Ocular Surface Disorders: The Expert Opinion!  Presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Carrasquillo K. (2012, October) Persistent Epithelial Defect and Dense Central Corneal Scarring Management with PROSE Treatment. Presented at the American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Johns L. (2012, October) Therapeutic Contact Lens Use in Ocular Surface Disease. Presented at the American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Johns L. (2012, October) Severe Ocular Surface Disease. Presented at the American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ
  • Johns L, Baldwin JB, Jedlicka J, Barnett M. (2012, October) Basics of Scleral Contact Lens Fitting: it’s as Easy as 1-2-3. Presented at the American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ 
  • Kwok A. (2012, October) Autologous Serum Eye Drops: Why and When to Use. Presented at the American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ
  • Johns, L. (2012, January) Scleral Lenses: What We Don’t Know. Presented at the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, Inc. (CLAO) and CLAO Education and Research Foundation Symposium and Congress, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Schornack M, Kwok A. (2011, October) The Optometrist's Role in Managing cGvHD. Presented at the American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Boston MA.
  • Johns L, Schornack M. (2011, October) Scleral Lenses: What We Know, What We Need to Know. Presented at the American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Boston MA.
  • Kwok A. (2011, October). Scleral Device for Treatment of Persistent Epithelial Defect in the setting of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Presented at the American Academy of Academy Annual Meeting. Optometry Annual Meeting, Boston MA.
  • Jacobs DS. (2009, October). Emerging Treatment Options in Severe Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disease: The Boston Ocular Surface Prosthesis (BOS-P). Presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
  • Jacobs DS. (2009, October). Extreme Cornea: The Boston Ocular Surface Prosthesis (BOS-P). Presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
  • Johns L. (2009, October). Corneal ectasia and irregular astigmatism. Presented at Massachusetts Society of Optometrists. Framingham, MA.
  • Johns L. (2009, October).Severe Ocular Surface Disease. Presented at Massachusetts Society of Optometry. Framingham, MA.
  • Johns L. (2009, October).The use of scleral lenses as a therapeutic device. Presented at Massachusetts Society of Optometry. Framingham, MA.
  • Jacobs DS. (2009, July). Ocular Surface Disease, Therapeutic Contact Lenses, and The Boston Ocular Surface Prosthesis (BOS-P). Presented at the 35th Annual Kevin Hill Seminar in Ophthalmology. Waterville, ME.
  • Jacobs DS. (2008, October). Ectasia and Astigmatism. Presented at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) Cornea Conference. Boston, MA.
  • Jacobs DS, Rosenthal P. (2008, January). The Boston Scleral Lens Ocular Surface Prosthesis (BOSP): Clinical Advances and Applications. Presented at the New England Eye Center (NEEC)/Tufts Meeting.
  • Jacobs DS, Rosenthal P. (2007, November). Boston Scleral Lens Prosthesis (BSLP) as a novel drug delivery system for corneal neovascularization. Presented at the Cornea Society/Eye Bank Association of America.
  • Jacobs DS, Ganu S, Chawan C, Rosenthal P. (2007, October). The Boston Scleral Lens Prosthetic Device (BSLPD) in the Treatment of Ocular Surface Disease in Neurotrophic Cornea. 25th Biennial Cornea Research Conference. Boston, MA.
  • Rosenthal P, Jacobs DS. (2007, August). Liquid Corneal Bandage as Treatment for Severe, Refractory Dry Eye Disease in Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease. Presented at ICLRS.
  • Jacobs DS, Rosenthal P. (2007, June). Treatment of Ocular cGvHD with a Scleral Lens Prosthetic Device. Presented at the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology: Update on Ophthalmology. Boston, MA
  • Jacobs DS, Rosenthal P. (2007, February). Treatment of Severe Ocular Surface Disease from Ocular Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease with a Scleral Lens Prosthetic Device. Presented at the Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Tandem Meetings. Keystone, CO.
  • Jacobs DS, Rosenthal P. (2006, November). A Fluid-Ventilated, Scleral Lens Prosthetic Device for Severe Dry Eye in Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease. Presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.