Upcoming Webinars

Next Webinar: June 18

Best Practices in Contact Lens Fitting for Keratoconus

presented by Dr. Maria Walker
Tues, June 18
8:00 pm Central

About the Presenter

Dr. Maria K. Walker is a clinician scientist with a clinical and research focus on keratoconus and scleral lenses. She graduated with an OD and MS degree from The New England College of Optometry in 2013 and went on to complete a one-year Cornea & Contact Lens Residency at Pacific University in Portland, OR. She joined the faculty of UHCO in 2014 and in 2021 completed her PhD with a dissertation entitled: “The Impact of a Scleral Lens on the Eye.” Throughout her education and early career, Maria has won several awards including the Sheldon Wechsler contact lens residency award, the Founders’ Grant from the International Society of Contact Lens Specialists, and she is a two-time recipient of the Ezell Fellowship offered through the American Optometric Foundation (AOF). She is also the 2021 recipient of the Clinical Research Award given by the AOF. She is an active Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry, a Fellow and the 2021 President of the Scleral Lens Education Society, as well as an advisory board member of the Gas Permeable Lens Institute. Dr. Walker is currently a tenure-tracked assistant professor at UHCO, where her lab focuses on tear film and inflammatory research on keratoconus.


2024 Webinar Schedule

JAN 23

What’s Wrong with the Cornea and Would a Specialty Lens Help?
Katie Greiner, OD, MS, MBA, FAAO

FEB 20

Optimizing and Growing Specialty Lenses in Private Practice
Jamie Kuzniar, OD, FAAO, FSLS

MAR 19

A Guide to Orthokeratology Success
Sheila Morrison, OD, MSc, FSLS


The Art of Choice: Tailoring Myopia Control Treatments to your Patient’s Individual Needs

Michael Wong, OD, MS, FAAO

APR 16

Scleral Lens Applications, Design, Fitting, and Care
Carl Kramer, OD, FAAO, FSLS


Specialty Contact Lens Coding and Billing Update
Clarke D. Newman, OD, FAAO, FBCLA, FSLS, FNAP

MAY 21

GP Multifocal Fitting and Troubleshooting
Susan Resnick, OD, FAAO, FSLS, and Kevin Patrizio, OD

JUN 18

Best Practices in Contact Lens Fitting for Keratoconus
Maria Walker, OD, PhD, FAAO, FSLS

JUL 16

GP Spherical and Toric Fitting and Troubleshooting
Edward Bennett, OD, MSEd, FAAO FSLS

JUL 18

Growing Specialty Lens Practices with Multifocals
Nicholas Gidosh, OD, FAAO

AUG 20

*COPE Accreditation Pending*
When Dry Eye and Specialty Contact Lenses Collide

Roxanna Potter, OD, FAAO, FSLS
Members: FREE | Non-Members: $15

SEP 17

Scleral Lens Troubleshooting
Madison Moss, OD, FAAO

OCT 15

*COPE Accreditation Pending*
Custom Soft Lens Applications and Fitting

Jennifer Harthan, OD, FAAO, FSLS
Members: FREE | Non-Members: $15

OCT 24

Billing and Coding Specialty Lenses
Stephanie Woo, OD, FAAO, FSLS

NOV 19

Clinical Decision-Making When Choosing Myopia Control Contact Lenses
Andrea Lasby, OD, FAAO, FSLS

DEC 17

Contact Lens Care Update
Lindsay Sicks, OD, FAAO, FIACLE, FSLS

*Note: Highlighted webinars are undergoing COPE approval for optometrists. Cost for non-GPLI Members: $15. GPLI Members: FREE. Become a Member

Countown to our next webinar!