November 2016 Vol. 2

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Thank you for your support!

WOA Board

Lynda Jones- President
Brandi Bilyeu- President-Elect
Joe Maycock- Treasurer
Nate Edwards-Secretary
Chris Jons-Director
Jonathan Hartley- Director
Dana Day- Past President

Happy Thanksgiving!

WOA OD of the Year/ Young OD of the Year Nominations


Nominations for WOA OD of the Year and Young OD of the Year are now being accepted.

Nomination Form

Please submit completed form and substantiating material not to exceed 2,000 words by December 20th to:                                      
Mail:  Wyoming Optometric Association, PO Box 1967, Cheyenne, WY 82003
Fax:  307-271-5969


WOA Winter Conference

WOA Winter Conference Registration Now OPEN!

Eventbrite - WOA 2017 Winter Conference

The Wyoming Optometric Association would like to invite you to attend the 2017 Winter Conference in Cheyenne.  Come participate in a legislative day, learn from experts, attain CE credits, and network with your peers. 
Thursday, January 26- Saturday, Janaury 28, 2017

Little America Hotel, Cheyenne

Agenda Highlights:

Thursday, January 26th- Join us at 12:30pm to get updated on legislative issues and then take a trip to the Capitol to speak to your legislator.  The WOA Legislative Reception will begin at 6:00pm.  

Friday, January 27th- Don't miss the Annual WOA Awards Luncheon sponsored by OOGP. (Guests welcome- $15) 

Friday, January 29th- Attendees and guests are invited to participate in a fun dinner beginning at 6:00pm.  Generously sponsored by Dishler, this year's dinner is still being planned but promises to be located in a unique Cheyenne venue with something for everyone.  (Guests welcome- $25)

The Winter Conference will be held at Little America Hotel, Cheyenne, WY.  Discounted rooms are available:
Deluxe Room: $99.00 per night (plus tax).
Preferred Room: $119.00 per night (plus tax)
Executive Room: $229.00 per night (plus tax)
Please make your own reservations.  You must call the LIttle America to make reservations.  Mention the Wyoming Optometric Association.  Reservations must be made by December 25, 2016 in order to receive the discounted rate.

The CE this year includes a total of 10 hours and covers practice managment, Neuro-Optometry, and Sytemic/Ocular Disease.  Featured speakers are Spencer Johnson, OD, the Dishler Laser Institute, and the Compliancy Group.


The Para-Optometric's have an all day Radiuscope/Lensometry Lab and Tour sponsored by AVT, Ancilary testing, and Triage training.


We look forward to seeing you in Cheyenne soon!

FREE Merit-Based Incentive Payment System Webinar

For those interested in learning more about the payment changes coming to the Medicare program in 2017, AOA will be hosting a webinar on December 1 at 8pm Eastern Time to review the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

This webinar will provide the information that doctors of optometry need to know now regarding program requirements, exclusions and how AOA's qualified clinical data registry, AOA MORE, can assist doctors in meeting program requirements.  The webinar will be presented by Dr. Jeffrey Michaels.

To register visit:  
The webinar is worth 1 hour of COPE approved continuing education credit. 
WOA Newsletter - November 2016 Vol. 2