Mastering the Management of MIGS
COPE #71666-GL
Event #121266


Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery has become a safe and effective option for glaucoma patients after topical therapies have failed and filtration surgery is deemed to be too aggressive. Optometrists will continue to see an influx of patients that have undergone MIGS procedures. This course will provide the OD an overview of MIGS as well as what the most common encountered postoperative complications. *Video was recorded at our virtual Island Eyes Conference on January 23, 2021

  • Understand the various MIGS devices and procedures
  • Understand the ideal patient type for each MIGS device and procedure
  • Understand the expected efficacy based on the literature for each MIGS device and procedure
  • Understand how the manage postoperative complications for each MIGS device and procedure
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Getting to know our speakers

Dr. Justin Schweitzer

Dr. Justin Schweitzer specializes in advanced glaucoma, refractive surgical clinical care, and anterior segment pathology at Vance Thompson Vision.  He graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR.  In 2012 he pursued his dream to focus on glaucoma, advanced anterior segment surgery care and pathology, joining Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Dr. Schweitzer is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at The Illinois College of Optometry and regularly lectures on glaucoma, anterior segment pathology, refractive surgical clinical care, and surgical management.   

Dr. Schweitzer is a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, Scleral Lens Education Society, American Optometric Association, Intrepid Eye Society, Optometric Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Society, and South Dakota Optometric Society and has had multiple articles published in scientific journals.  Dr. Schweitzer has research interests in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery and biomechanical properties of the cornea as it relates to glaucoma.