Accredited Continuing Education Tour Focuses on Blue Light


(Press Release) PINELLAS PARK, FL – Think you know everything there is to know about blue light? Sixty percent of eyecare professionals do not identify the largest source of blue light: the sun The Blue Light Illuminated education tour will provide eyecare professionals the information they need on the potentially harmful effects of blue light, all the sources of exposure and the products available to protect their patients.

Blue Light Illuminated stops in 15 cities from August to October 2016. The COPE and ABO certified continuing education course Harmful Blue Light and Optical Solutions will be presented in each city. Attending eyecare professionals will receive one hour of education credit, as well as dinner and the opportunity to network with colleagues. A special kids party is available for those who need child care during the event.

Eyecare professionals interested in attending are required to RSVP online at Full event information and speaker bios can also be found on the site.

Each event begins at 6 p.m. on these dates:

  • Atlanta, Aug. 29
  • New York City, Sept. 7
  • Dallas, Sept. 8
  • Charlotte, Sept. 21
  • Denver, Sept. 27
  • Columbus, Sept. 29
  • Pittsburgh, Oct. 4
  • St. Louis, Oct. 5
  • Tampa, Oct. 6
  • Phoenix, Oct. 10
  • Burbank/Los Angeles, Oct. 11
  • Chicago, Oct. 12
  • Houston, Oct. 13
  • Seattle, Oct. 25
  • Sacramento, Oct. 27

The course is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Essilor and Transitions Optical.