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Desmond Hotel and Conference Center

One Liberty Blvd.
Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 1-610-296-9800
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National Glaucoma Society Fall Symposium - October 8, 2023 - Malvern, PA

Spend a day with leaders in Glaucoma Management as they discuss the latest in treatment and diagnostic technologies in patient care with 8 hours of Florida and COPE-accredited glaucoma lectures and an optional one-hour Ocular Surface Wet Lab. Enjoy a delicious lunch, catch up with colleagues and explore the latest technology with our exhibitors.

Please Note: This is an in-person program only. There is not an on-line or virtual option.

The program is being held at the Desmond Hotel in Malvern, PA, conveniently located in the suburbs of Philadelphia with ample free parking. New this year, the conference is being held in the spacious ballroom on the first floor of the hotel, with the adjacent atrium for the exhibits. 

The speakers for this program are Anthony Litwak, OD, FAAO; Chris Kuc, OD, FAAO; Marlene Moster, MD; Robert Noecker, MD; Justin Sherman, OD, FAAO; and J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO. The full agenda and lecture titles are listed below the registration options.

Early Bird conference fees, available through September 19, are $240 for the full day (8 hours) and $140 for half-day (4 hours). Conference fees for Full NGS Members are $215 for the full day and $130 for the half-day through September 19. From September 20 through walk-in registration, conference fees are $275 for 8 hours and $160 for 4 hours ($250 and $150 for Full NGS Members).

The Early Bird rate for the one-hour Ocular Surface Wet Lab is $65; after September 19, the regular rate is $75. Space in the wet lab is limited.  

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made before September 29 can receive a refund, less a $25 processing fee, or apply the full registration fee to a future program. Cancellations made on or after September 29 can receive a full credit for a future program. Cancel in writing to No refunds will be given for leaving early or canceling sessions once the program begins.   

Conference registration is closed.

Sunday, October 8, 2023

Registration and Breakfast
Wet Lab - OSD Thermal Based Approach: Simplifying Treatment for Glaucoma Patients
Chris Kuc, OD, FAAO, Justin Sherman, OD, FAAO
COPE # 85716-TD. Space is limited. Separate fee applies.
Clinical Pearls in Glaucoma
Anthony Litwak, OD, FAAO
COPE # 81977-GL
Exhibits and Refreshments
Advances in Decision Making in Glaucoma Surgery
Marlene Moster, MD
COPE approval in process
MIGS: The New Wave in Glaucoma Therapy
Robert Noecker, MD
COPE approval in process
Exhibits and Lunch (provided for full-day registrations)
Controversies in Glaucoma
Anthony Litwak, OD, FAAO, Marlene Moster, MD, Robert Noecker, MD, J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE approval in process
Exhibits and Refreshments
Glaucoma Update 2023
J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO
COPE # 84940-GL