Essex County Optometric Society (ECOS)

President: Steven Sorkin , O.D.  (973)-439-3937
Vice Pres.  Ronald Siwoff, O.D. (973)-627-7787
Treasurer: Stella Marie Koreiocha, O.D. (973) 673-5773
Sec: Jeffrey Sagalow, O.D. (908)351-2020 

Lectures are held at Nero's Grille -- 618 South Livingston Avenue Livingston, NJ 07039 (map). Dinner commences at 6:45 p.m. and is included for all ECOS members; There are  no lecture  or dinner fees for ECOS members that have paid their annual ECOS dues. Non-ECOS members there is a $50.00 lecture fee and $35.00 fee for dinner(must RSVP).  ECOS Meeting is at 7:15  Lecture starts at 7:30 p.m. sharp.  ALL ATTENDEES must RSVP No Later than  Friday prior to the lecture date and please specify lecture with or without dinner to eyedoc31@verizon.net   For further information please contact Jeff Sagalow, O.D. (908)351-2020

 

None at this time.

May 2017

Tue
16
2017
May 16, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Vision Therapy in the 21st Century" 2 Regular Credit NJSBO Pending

Speaker: William Ference,OD NJSOP President

Tue
16
2017
May 16, 2017
6:40-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Business Meeting

Sponsored by: Eye Promise

April 2017

Tue
18
2017
April 18, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Clinical Cases in Neuroimaging" 2 TPA Credits COPE # 49049-NO

Speaker: Michael DelGiodice, OD Sponsored by : Marco

Tue
18
2017
April 18, 2017
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Business Meeting

March 2017

Tue
21
2017
March 21, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "My Top 10 Oral Drugs" 2 Oral Credits COPE # 51889-OP

Speaker: James Thimons,OD Sponsored by Reichert

Tue
21
2017
March 21, 2017
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Business Meeting

February 2017

Tue
21
2017
February 21, 2017
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Business Meeting

January 2017

Tue
17
2017
January 17, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Angle Closure Glaucoma" 2 TPA Credit COPE # 47368-GL

Speaker: George Veliky, OD

Tue
17
2017
January 17, 2017
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Business Meeting

December 2016

Thu
1
2016
December 1, 2016

THERE WILL BE NO DECEMBER MEETING

November 2016

Tue
15
2016
November 15, 2016
6:30-8:30PM

Topic: "Multifocal IOLS/ Cataract Co-Management" 3 TPA Credits NJSBO#327-2017 Sponsor by: Alcon

Speaker: Matthew Marano, M.D.

Tue
15
2016
November 15, 2016
5:30-6:30PM

Essex Dinner and Meeting

Held at Nero's Grille Livingston NJ

October 2016

Tue
18
2016
October 18, 2016
6:30-8:30PM

Topic: "Oral Meds in Anterior Segment Disease" Sponsor: by Bio-Tissue

Speaker: Steven Sorkin, O.D. 2 Oral Credits COPE # 47725-OP

Tue
18
2016
October 18, 2016
5:30-6:30PM

Essex Dinner and Meeting

Held at Nero's Grille Livingston NJ

September 2016

Tue
20
2016
September 20, 2016
6:30-10:30PM

American Red Cross Life Skills Training for Healthcare Providers 4 NJSBO Regular Credits

Course fees: $180.00 ECOS Members & staff & $225.00 for Non-ECOS Members & staff

Dinner meeting & Course will be held at The Grand Wilshire Hotel 350 Pleasant Valley Way West Orange NJ Send Checks to: Stella Korieocha, O.D. Treasurer 11 Woodside Road Springfield NJ 07081

Tue
20
2016
September 20, 2016
5:30-6:30PM

Essex Dinner and Meeting

May 2016

Tue
17
2016
May 17, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

"Ocular Manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis" NJSBO# 270-2017 1 TPA and 1 ORAL Credit

Speaker: Krupa Pandey, M.D. Sponsored by: Tear Lab

Tue
17
2016
May 17, 2016
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Business Meeting

April 2016

Tue
19
2016
April 19, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

"Dry Eye Boot Camp" COPE # 46355-PM 2 Regular Credits Sponsored by: RPS

Speaker: Thomas Kislan, O.D.

Tue
19
2016
April 19, 2016
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Business Meeting

March 2016

Tue
15
2016
March 15, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

"Interesting Cases From the Trenches" COPE# 46656-PD 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: Albert Morier, O.D. Sponsored by: Genzyme

Tue
15
2016
March 15, 2016
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Business Meeting

February 2016

Tue
16
2016
February 16, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

"Which of These Tumors Requires Further Investigation?" COPE # 42719-SD 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: Marta Fabrykowski, O.D.

Tue
16
2016
February 16, 2016
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Business Meeting

January 2016

Tue
19
2016
January 19, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

"Pathway Predicaments" COPE# 36372-NO 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: John Insinga, O.D.

Tue
19
2016
January 19, 2016
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Business Meeting

December 2015

Tue
15
2015
December 15, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "New Technologies in Anterior Segment Disease"

Speaker: Ronald Siwoff, O.D. and Steven Sorkin, O.D. 3 TPA Credits COPE # 47377-AS Sponsored by Moria

Tue
15
2015
December 15, 2015
7:15-7:30PM

ECOS Business Meeting

November 2015

Tue
17
2015
November 17, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Oral Meds in Herpetic Eye Disease" and "You'll Poke Your Eye Out"

Speaker: William Potter, O.D. COPE # 38517-OP 1 Oral Credit and Cope #40920-AS 1 Oral & 1 Regular Credit

Sponsored by: Merrill Lynch

Tue
17
2015
November 17, 2015
7:15-7:30PM

ECOS Business Meeting

October 2015

Tue
20
2015
October 20, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

Topics: "Creating A Macula Center" COPE# 46408-PS, "Recurrent Corneal Erosions" COPE#46411-AS and "Oral Systemic Meds" COPE# 39890-OP

Speaker: William Marcolini, O.D. 2 TPA credits and 1 Oral Credit COPE Approved

Tue
20
2015
October 20, 2015
7:15-7:30PM

ECOS Business Meeting

September 2015

May 2015

Tue
19
2015
May 19, 2015
7:30PM

"Daily Disposable Contact Lenses " 2 Regular Credits COPE# 42920-CL

Speaker: Kerry Gelb, O.D. Sponsored by: Coopervision

Tue
19
2015
May 19, 2015
6:45-7:30PM

Dinner for ECOS Members and Business Meeting

April 2015

Tue
21
2015
April 21, 2015
7:30PM

"Glaucoma Update 2015" 2 TPA Credits NJSBO # 409-2015

Speaker: Robert Fechtner, M.D.

Tue
21
2015
April 21, 2015
6:45-7:30PM

Dinner for ECOS Members and Business Meeting

March 2015

Tue
17
2015
March 17, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

"Retinal Diagnoses by OCT" 2 TPA Credits COPE # 40743-PD

Speaker: Vasthal Doshi, M.D. Sponsored by VRMNJ

Tue
17
2015
March 17, 2015
6:45-7:30PM

Dinner for ECOS members and Business Meeting

February 2015

Tue
17
2015
February 17, 2015
7:30PM

"Oral Meds in Anterior Segment Disease" NJSBO # 280-2015 2 Oral Credits

Speaker: Steven Sorkin, O.D. Sponsored by: Synergeyes

Tue
17
2015
February 17, 2015
6:45-7:30PM

Dinner for ECOS members and Business Meeting

January 2015

Tue
20
2015
January 20, 2015
7:30PM

"Ask The Coding Expert" COPE # 40380-PM 2 Regular Credits

Speaker: Harvey Richman. O.D Sponsored by: Wells Fargo Advisors

Tue
20
2015
January 20, 2015
6:45-7:30PM

Dinner for ECOS members and Business Meeting

December 2014

Mon
29
2014
December 29, 2014
6:45-7:30PM

Dinner for ECOS Members and Business Meeting

Tue
16
2014
December 16, 2014
7:30-9:30PM

"Oral Pain Management With Oral Medications in Clinical Practice" 2 Oral Credits approved by NJSBO #274-2015

Presented by: Rodolfo Rodriguez, O.D.

Tue
16
2014
December 16, 2014
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Meeting

November 2014

Tue
18
2014
November 18, 2014
7:30-9:30PM

Topic "TBA" 2 TPA credits Pending

Presented by: George Veliky, O.D.

Tue
18
2014
November 18, 2014
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Meeting

October 2014

Tue
21
2014
October 21, 2014
7:30-9:30PM

"Retina Grand Rounds" 2 TPA credits pending

Presented by: Christopher Seery, M.D.

Tue
21
2014
October 21, 2014
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Meeting

September 2014

Tue
30
2014
September 30, 2014
7:30-9:30PM

TBI/Concussions 2 TPA credits NJSBO#254-2015

Presented by: Ron Siwoff, O.D.

Tue
30
2014
September 30, 2014
6:45-7:30PM

ECOS Dinner and Meeting

June 2014

Tue
10
2014
June 10, 2014
7:30PM

"The Implantable Miniature Telescope and Macular Degeneration"

Presented by: Eric Kanter, M.D. 1 TPA Credits and 1 Regular credit NJSO#228-2015

May 2014

Tue
20
2014
May 20, 2014
7:30PM

"Oral Meds for the Rest of Us"

Presented by: William Marcolini, O.D. 2 Oral Credits COPE #40130-OP

March 2014

Tue
18
2014
March 18, 2014
7:30PM

"Myopia Control-Has It's Time Come?"

Presented by: Steven Silberberg, O.D. & Tamara Petroysan, O.D. 2 Regular Credits COPE # 39808-FV

February 2014

Tue
18
2014
February 18, 2014
7:30PM

"How to Handle the Friday Night Emergency Patient"

Presented by: Mark Friedberg, M.D. 2 TPA Credits Pending

January 2014

Tue
21
2014
January 21, 2014
7:30PM

"Ocular Therapeutics Case Management: Mysterious Cases from a Primary Care Practice"

Presented by: Randy Brooks, O.D. 2 TPA Credits NJSBO # 112-2013

December 2013

Tue
3
2013
December 3, 2013
7:30PM

"Visual Evoked Potentials and Other Electrophysiological Studies"

Presented by: Alberto Gonzalez Garcia, M.D.

Sponsored by: Diopsys 2 TPA Credits COPE # 33803-NO

November 2013

Tue
19
2013
November 19, 2013
7:30PM

"Update on Management of Retinal Vein Occlusions"

Presented by: Vinod Voleti, M.D.

Sponsored by: NJ Retina 2 TPA Credits NJSBO #200-2015

October 2013

Tue
15
2013
October 15, 2013
7:30PM

"Therapeutic Uses of Contact Lenses for the Compromised Cornea"

Presented by: Steven Sorkin, O.D. 2 TPA Credits NJSBO# 205-2015

Sponsored by: Science Based Health

September 2013

Tue
17
2013
September 17, 2013
7:30PM

"New Ideas in Glaucoma"

Presented by: Murray Fingeret, O.D. Sponsored by: Sucampo Pharmaceuticals

2 TPA Credits COPE # 37585-GL

May 2013

Tue
21
2013
May 21, 2013
6:30PM

"Genetics in Eyecare" Presented by: Albert Morier, O.D.

COPE#34126-SD 2 TPA Credits Sponsored by: Genzyme

April 2013

Tue
16
2013
April 16, 2013
6:30PM

"When to Pull the Trigger" Presented by: John Insinga, O.D.

COPE# 33176-AS 2 TPA Credits

March 2013

Tue
19
2013
March 19, 2013
6:30PM

"Can AMD be prevented?" Presented by: Kerry Gelb, O.D.

COPE # 26742-OP 2 Oral Credits

February 2013

Tue
19
2013
February 19, 2013
6:30PM

"Ocular Allergy From an Allergist's Perspective" Presented by: Leonard Bielory, M.D.

2 TPA Credits and 1 ORAL credit NJSBO # 51-2012

January 2013

Tue
15
2013
January 15, 2013
6:30PM

"Coding the Routine and Not So Routine" Presented by: Harvey Richman, O.D.

COPE # 28039-PM 2 Regular Credits

November 2012

Tue
20
2012
November 20, 2012
6:45PM

"Oral Medications in Herpetic Eye Disease"

Presented by: Rodolfo Rodriguez, O.D. 2 Oral Credits NJSBO approval Pending

October 2012

Tue
16
2012
October 16, 2012
6:45PM

"Oral Medications from a Retina Specialist's Perspective"

Presented by: Mark Friedberg, M.D. 2 Oral Credits NJSBO #71-2011

Sponsor: Zeiss

May 2012

Tue
15
2012
May 15, 2012
6:30PM

"Alternative/Complementary Medicine"

Speaker: Tanya Carter, O.D.

2 Oral Credits NJSBO Approval #50-2011

April 2012

Tue
17
2012
April 17, 2012
6:30PM

"Omega-3 and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction"

Speaker: Lorna Simmerman, O.D.

2 Oral Credits Pending Sponsored by: PRN

March 2012

Tue
20
2012
March 20, 2012
6:30PM

"Clinical Update 2012"

Speaker: James Thimons, O.D.

2 TPA Credits Sponsored by Optical Distributing Group

February 2012

Tue
21
2012
February 21, 2012
6:30PM

"Autism Spectrum Disorders"

Speaker: Moshe Roth, O.D.

2 Regular Credits

January 2012

Tue
17
2012
January 17, 2012
6:30PM

"Collagen Cross-Linking"

Speaker: Theodore Perl, M.D.

2 TPA Credits Pending Sponsored by: Corneal Associates of NJ

November 2011

Tue
15
2011
November 15, 2011
6:30PM

"Dry AMD Diagnosis and Treatment"

Presented by: Vistal Doshi, M.D. 2.5 TPA Credits NJSBO #34-2011

October 2011

Tue
18
2011
October 18, 2011
6:30PM

"Complications of Ocular Surgery and Management"

Presented by: Mark Friedberg, M.D. 2 COPE Credits ORAL #31069-OP

September 2011

Tue
20
2011
September 20, 2011
6:30PM

"New Technologies and Therapeutics for 2011 and Beyond..."

Presented by: Steven Sorkin, O.D. 2 TPA Credits NJSBO#19-2011

Sponsored by: ISTA

April 2011

Tue
12
2011
April 12, 2011
6:30PM

"Glaucoma Update"

Presented by: Robert Fechtner, M.D. 2 TPA credits Pending

March 2011

Tue
15
2011
March 15, 2011
6:30PM

"Vision Therapy for the 21st Century"

Presented by: William Ference, O.D. 2 Reg Credits Pending

February 2011

Tue
15
2011
February 15, 2011
6:30PM

"Oral Meds for Pain Management"

Presented by : Rodolfo Rodriguez, O.D. 2 Oral Credits Pending

January 2011

Tue
18
2011
January 18, 2011
6:30PM

"Therapeutic Applications of Contact Lenses for the Compromised Cornea"

Speaker: Steven Sorkin, O.D. 2 TPA Credits NJSBO # 84-2010

December 2010

Tue
21
2010
December 21, 2010
6:30PM

"Systemic Meds and Their Ocular Side Effects"

Speaker: William Marcolini 2 Oral Credits COPE # 26785-OP

November 2010

Tue
16
2010
November 16, 2010
6:30PM

"Coding the Routine and Not So Routine" Speaker: Harvey Richman, O.D.

2 Regular credits COPE# 28039-PM

October 2010

Tue
19
2010
October 19, 2010
6:30PM

"Can AMD Be Prevented?" Speaker: Kerry Gelb, O.D.

2 Oral Credits COPE # 26742-OP

September 2010

Tue
21
2010
September 21, 2010
6:30PM

"Refractive Surgery Update/Treatment of Ocular Surface Disease"

Speaker: Ted Perl, M.D. 2 TPA credits NJSBO# 27-2009 Sponsored by: Bausch & Lomb

May 2010

Tue
11
2010
May 11, 2010

Therapeutic Management and Latest Research in Uveitis

Michael Swanson, MD

1 Oral, 1 TPA NJSBO Course #24-2010

April 2010

Tue
20
2010
April 20, 2010

The Eye and Systemic Disease

Marl Friedberg, MD

2 Oral and 1 TPA credits NJSBO #13-2010 Sponsored by Ciba Vision

March 2010

Tue
16
2010
March 16, 2010

Ocular Surface and Lid Margin Disease

Tom Kislan, O.D.

2 TPA Credits COPE # 27442-AS Sponsored by Inspire Pharmaceuticals

February 2010

Tue
9
2010
February 9, 2010
6:30PM

"21 Century Comanagement"

Speaker: James Timons, O.D.

2 TPA Credits COPE# 24095-PO MUST RSVP by Friday Feb 5th to eyedoc31@verizon.net

January 2010

Tue
19
2010
January 19, 2010
6:30PM

VEP- Applications and Treatment Options

Presented by Ron Siwoff, O.D.

2 Regular credits, 1 TPA Credit

December 2009

Tue
15
2009
December 15, 2009
7:30PM

"AMD-A Practical Proactive Approach"

Presented by Jeffrey Gerson, O.D.

2 TPA Credits (COPE $ 24750-PS)

November 2009

Tue
17
2009
November 17, 2009
7:30PM

"Clinical Insights into the Diagnosis of Glaucoma"

Presented by Murray Fingeret, O.D.

2 TPA Credits (COPE #25714-GL)

October 2009

Tue
20
2009
October 20, 2009
7:30PM

Prescribing Oral Medications

Rodolfo Rodriguez, O.D.

Credits: NJSBO #54-2009 (2.5 Oral Credits)

September 2009

Tue
15
2009
September 15, 2009
6:30PM

"Red in the Eye, Red in the Face"

Katherine Mastrota, O.D.

1 TPA & 1 Oral Credit (COPE # 20460-AS)