Saturday, March 6, 2021

Live Virtual Meeting via Zoom


Registration deadline is Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The Binocular Vision and Pediatrics (BVP) Forum is a unique, day-long conference that focuses on binocular vision and pediatrics education for eye care professionals.

This Activity is Supported by an Unrestricted Educational Grant from CooperVision.


Dr. Kathy WeiseDr. Katherine Weise, OD, MBA, FAAO - University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry

Dr. Kathy Weise got her undergraduate degree from Iowa State University before graduating with her doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL. She earned her MBA from UAB in 2004. She currently the Director for UAB Pediatric Optometry Services, Vice-Chair of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, and the national Co-Protocol Chair for Myopia Treatment Study 1, PEDIG’s low-dose atropine study.  She is also the creator and co-director of BlazerVision, the deliberately collaborative effort between UAB Optometry and UAB Ophthalmology that supports all UAB Athletics. She is the team eye doctor for UAB Football and also works closely with Children's of Alabama to provide vision services related to concussion.


8:30 Myopia: More than Minus Meets the Eye (2 hours) COPE Course ID #67096-GO
10:30 Peds Pharm (1 hour) COPE Course ID #67097-OP
11:30 Infant Neurology (1 hour) COPE Course ID #67098-NO
12:30 Lunch Break
1:30 Concussion: The Hype, the Headlines, and the Hyperbole vs. The Evidence - A Division I Team Eye Doctor’s Perspective (2 hours) COPE Course ID #67099-NO
3:30 Optometry in Sports Medicine: How to Make the Team (1 hour) COPE Course ID #67131-GO

Please direct questions about registration to Francesca Fuerman at

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please email Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.