The only meeting dedicated to the precise needs of the anterior segment specialist aligned with the most established management program for comprehensive ophthalmology subspecialties.
The Annual ASCRS and ASOA Symposium and Congress is unmatched in its diverse offering and gives attendees unique access to the latest techniques and technologies in ophthalmic surgery and practices. You will meet the leaders in the field, experience in-depth educational programming, gather invaluable connections and professional relationships, and emerge with the tools you need to stay sharp and be competitive in your profession all year round.
Whether you are a practicing surgeon, a nurse or technician, a practice manager or administrator there is a highly-valuable educational track just for you. We offer the most important educational programs for the anterior segment surgeon, as well as tracks for the variety of subspecialties within anterior segment surgery and the comprehensive ophthalmologist.
At the 2012 ASCRS-ASOA Symposium & Congress we had record-breaking attendance bringing together over 7,300 physicians, administrators, and health care professionals. With your continued support we look forward to the 2014 meeting being a continued success.
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) is an independent, non-profit, ophthalmic, sub-specialty society founded in August of 1974. ASCRS is dedicated to advancing the art and science of anterior segment surgery.
Since 1974, the field has experienced significant advances in technology and clinical science. Through its educational programs, publications and on-line resources, ASCRS has become the surgeons' primary source of up-to-date information on developments within the field, as well as the regulatory information affecting the practice of medicine.
The mission of the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) is to advance the skills and professionalism of ophthalmic practice management. Founded in 1986 by administrators for administrators, ASOA is the premier organization for the business side of the ophthalmic practice. Serving administrators, managers, physicians, and office staff – ASOA offers avenues for personal and professional growth and provides support, tools, and resources for the daily challenges of managing a practice.
ASOA is a division of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). Both are located in Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, DC.