(Press Release) The Ocular Nutrition Society will sponsor a Nutrition Education Symposium preceding the American Academy of Optometry 2015 Meeting on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, from 1–5:00 p.m. at the New Orleans Convention Center.

This half-day program will feature experts from a variety of disciplines, who will present clinically applicable information regarding the latest advances in clinical and laboratory testing pertinent to nutrition in the optometric practice.

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about the latest research regarding genetic and epigenetic testing, which pertain to the management of virtually all chronic eye diseases.

George Rozakis, M.D., chief medical officer and founder of xRMD, will be the featured speaker. Dr. Rozakis was recently nominated and awarded the advancements in healthcare award by Crain’s Cleveland Business for his work with epigenetics. Other scheduled presenters to date include Dennis Ruskin, O.D. and Stuart Richer, OD, Ph.D., and president of ONS.

The symposium is free to ONS members and $150 for non-members. To register for the symposium and/or become an ONS member, visit www.ocularnutitionsociety.org.

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