Delegate Profile

Paul Karpecki

Job TitleOD

Company NameVisionary Consultants Inc.

About

Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, received his doctor of optometry degree from Indiana University and completed a fellowship in medical cornea and refractive surgery in Kansas City in affiliation with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, now Salus University. He is currently the Director of corneal services and the Advanced OSD Clinic at the Kentucky Eye Institute. Dr. Karpecki was appointed to the Delphi International Society at Wilmer-Johns Hopkins, which included the top 25 dry eye experts in the world and the National Eye Institute’s Dry Eye Committee to provide insights around dry eye and women. He also co-chaired the Dry Eye Summit for the profession, was a director in the CJO Optometric Dry Eye Guidelines for EyeCare, was recently selected for the DEWS II Diagnostic sub-committee and most recently appointed co-chair of the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society Symposium in 2016 taking place in Montpellier France. He has over two decades experience in running some of the largest dedicated dry eye clinics in the United States. A noted educator and author, Dr. Karpecki has provided over 1000 lectures at various meetings covering 4 continents. He has also authored over 1000 papers in journals, book chapters, clinical eblasts and newsletters. He currently serves as the Chief Clinical Editor for Review of Optometry and Chairs the New Technology and Treatment Conferences. He is also on the board for the charitable organization Optometry Giving Sight.

Education Sessions

  • The Dry Eye Institute: The "WHY" and the Integrated Health Care Model

    September 13, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, 503-V

    30 KEY OPTOMETRIC LEADERS IN DRY EYE DEVELOPED A BASIC PLAN TO BEGIN A DRY EYE STRATEGY FOR ALL OPTOMETRISTS. THE COURSE WILL WALK YOU THROUGH ALL THE PROCESSES...

    • Language: English
  • Ocular Surface Disease: The Diagnosis, Treatment, and the Clinical Aspects of Ocular Surface Disease

    September 13, 2017, 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM, 503-V

    THIS COURSE WILL COVER THE ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR THE DRY EYE SPECIALTY PRACTICE. WE WILL USE CASE STUDIES AND A RAPID FIRE APPROACH T...

    • Language: English
  • The Rapidly Changing Landscape of Refraction Technologies - How They Will Impact Your Practice and Where You Should Go From Here

    September 14, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 903-V

    The refractive world has been relatively stagnant, until recently. With companies introducing technologies such as telemedicine refraction, app-based refraction...

    • Language: English
  • The Greatest Anterior Segment Disease and Medical Management of Contact Lens Complications Course - Ever!

    September 14, 2017, 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM, 503-V

    Leaders in anterior segment eye disease and contact lenses will present a unique program to enhance your clinical diagnostic and treatment abilities. In this wo...

    • Language: English

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