Hudson County Society of Optometric Physicians (HCSOP)

President: Rodolfo Rodriguez, O.D. Phone: (201) 295-2020; FAX: (201) 295-0804
Treasurer: Adolphus Anosike, O.D.  (201)-865-8660
Secretary: Bo San Tsao, O.D. bostsao@gmail.com
Membership Chair: Joselyn Estevez, O.D. drjestevez@gmail.com

PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION FOR MEETINGS 

Lectures will be held at the Holiday Inn Hotel , Secaucus-Meadowlands 300 Plaza Drive, Secaucus (MAP)  Hotel Phone: (201) 348-2000.

FREE PARKING IS AVAILABLE:  Directions to Parking Garage----Make a right turn out of  the driveway.  At stop sign turn LEFT drive BEHIND Hyatt Hotel.  Turn LEFT into parking garage.  Parking on the THIRD LEVEL deck is designated for the Holiday Inn.

A great alternative for FREE parking area is the lot between 200 Plaza Drive and 100 Plaza Drive.  It is often empty past 6 PM.  Drive past the Holiday Inn (on your right), turn right at the corner, make the first right into driveway of 100 & 200 Plaza Drive.  Park and walk through the reserve spots underneath 200 Plaza Drive to the Holiday Inn.  It is a few steps and does not require any street crossing.  

VALET PARKING: is available in the front of hotel and offers a discounted rate of $9.00 for guest attending the meeting.

Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and lecture is at 7:30  Dinner is  free for HCSOP members and  NJSOP/AOA-members.  Non HCSOP members are welcome to partake of dinner at separate fee of $30.00.

Fees

  • NJSOP Members: $38.00/per 2 credit lecture, PREPAID series package 4 lectures  $132.00
  • Non-members: $60.00 per 2 credit lecture, PREPAID series package   lectures  $220.00

INVEST IN YOUR CAREER, protect your future: The HCSOP graciously waives the lecture series subscription fee or individual lecture fee in favor of voluntarily donating the lecture fee to the NJSOP-PAC or AOA PAC

Please make the checks Payable to: HCSOP, NJSOP-PAC or AOA-PAC

 

October 2017

Tue
10
2017
October 10, 2017
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Business Meeting & Dinner

Tue
10
2017
October 10, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Autism Spectrum Disorder and The Important Impact OD's Can Make" Credits: 2 NJSBO Pending

Speaker: Moshe Roth, OD, FCOVD

November 2017

Tue
14
2017
November 14, 2017
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Business Meeting & Dinner

Tue
14
2017
November 14, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Glaucoma and the MIGS Revolution" Credit: 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: George W. Veliky, OD Diplomate-American Board of Optmetry

December 2017

Tue
12
2017
December 12, 2017
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Business Meeting & Dinner

Tue
12
2017
December 12, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Ocular Signs of Multiple Myoloma" Credits: 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: Steven Morduckowitz, OD , FAAO

January 2018

Tue
9
2018
January 9, 2018
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Business Meeting & Dinner

Tue
9
2018
January 9, 2018
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Retina" 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: Vinny Voleti, MD

February 2018

Tue
13
2018
February 13, 2018
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Business Meeting & Dinner

Tue
13
2018
February 13, 2018
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Grand Rounds" 1 Oral Credit & 1 TPA Credit NJSBO Pending

Speaker: Aikaterini Koukas, OD

March 2018

Tue
13
2018
March 13, 2018
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Business Meeting & Dinner

Tue
13
2018
March 13, 2018
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Oral Pharmaceutical Agents for Acuate Pain Management" Credits 2 Oral

Speaker: Rodolfo Rodriguez, OD Diplmate American Board of Optmetry

September 2017

Tue
12
2017
September 12, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Glaucoma Update" Credits: NJSBO 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: Jim Thimons, OD Chairman of National Glaucoma Society

Tue
12
2017
September 12, 2017
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Business Meeting & Dinner

May 2017

Tue
9
2017
May 9, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Therapeutic Contact Lenses for the Compromised Cornea" 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: Steven Sorkin, OD, Diplomate-American Board of Optmetry

Tue
9
2017
May 9, 2017
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Business Meeting and Dinner

Dinner Meeting Sponsor: Bausch & Lomb Vision Care

April 2017

Tue
11
2017
April 11, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "The Peripheral Retina" Approved 2 Credits NJSBO # 414-2017 (1 Oral & 1 TPA)

Speaker: Vincent Ho, MD NJ Retina Sponsored by: NJ Retina

Tue
11
2017
April 11, 2017
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Business Meeting and Dinner

March 2017

Tue
21
2017
March 21, 2017
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Business Meeting and Dinner

February 2017

Tue
21
2017
February 21, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Strabismus Surgery: Current Concepts/ Advances & Applications" 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: Joseph Napolitano, MD Sponsored by: OMNI Eye Services

Tue
21
2017
February 21, 2017
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner and Business Meeting

NOTICE meeting is the 3rd Tuesday No meeting on 2nd Tuesday for the month of February

January 2017

Tue
10
2017
January 10, 2017
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: Angle Closure Glaucoma 1 TPA credit and 1 Oral Credit

Speaker: George Veliky, OD Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

Tue
10
2017
January 10, 2017
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner and Business Meeting

December 2016

Tue
13
2016
December 13, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: When an Antibiotic Drop is Not Enough, Oral Antibiotic Medications in Primary Care Optometry" NJSBO 2 Oral Credits Pending

Speaker: Rodolfo Rodriguez, O.D. Asst. Clinical Professor, Emeritus SUNY

Tue
13
2016
December 13, 2016
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner and Meeting

November 2016

Tue
8
2016
November 8, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Oral Meds Grand Rounds" 2 ORAL Credits NJSBO Pending

Speaker: Michael Veliky, O.D. Sponsored by OMNI Eye Services

Tue
8
2016
November 8, 2016
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner and Meeting

October 2016

Tue
11
2016
October 11, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Uveitis" 2 Oral Credits Pending

Speaker: Nazreen Esack, O.D. Sponsored by OMNI Eye Services

Tue
11
2016
October 11, 2016
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner and Meeting

September 2016

Tue
13
2016
September 13, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Ocular Surface Update" 2 NJSBO TPA Credits 48695-AS

Speaker: Ed Harmer, O.D. NJSOP's Past President Sponsored by OMNI Eye Services

Tue
13
2016
September 13, 2016
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner and Meeting

May 2016

Tue
10
2016
May 10, 2016
7:00-9:00PM

Topic: "Medical Marijuana, What the Optometric Physician Should Know" 1 ORAL Credit and 1 TPA Credit

Speaker: Harvey Richman, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, Diplomate-ABO

Tue
10
2016
May 10, 2016
6:45-7:00PM

HCSOP Meeting

April 2016

Tue
12
2016
April 12, 2016
7:00-9:00PM

Topic: "Update on the Management of Retinal Vein Occusion (RVO)" NJSBO # 289-2017 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: Vinod B. Voleti, M.D. Sponsored by: NJ Retina

Tue
12
2016
April 12, 2016
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Meeting & Dinner

March 2016

Tue
8
2016
March 8, 2016
7:00-9:00PM

Topic: "Oral Medications in Anterior Segment Disease" 2 Oral Credits

Speaker: Steven Sorkin, O.D. Diplomate -American Board of Optometry

Tue
8
2016
March 8, 2016
6:45-7:00PM

HCSOP Meeting

February 2016

Tue
9
2016
February 9, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Retinal Vascular Disease Diabetic Retinopathy Essentials" 2 TPA Credits COPE # 44559-PS

Speaker: Danielle Struss, M.D. Retinal Specialist

Tue
9
2016
February 9, 2016
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Meeting and Dinner

January 2016

Tue
12
2016
January 12, 2016
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "The Glaucomas" 2 TPA Credits COPE #47511

Speaker: Elana Rosenberg, M.D. Glaucoma Specialist & Anterior Segment Surgeon

Tue
12
2016
January 12, 2016
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Meeting and Dinner

December 2015

Tue
8
2015
December 8, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Oral Medications in Optometric Practice" 2 NJSBO Oral Credits pending

Speaker: Rodolfo Rodriguez, O.D. Asst. Clinical Professor, Emeritus SUNY, Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

Tue
8
2015
December 8, 2015
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Meeting and Dinner

November 2015

Tue
10
2015
November 10, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "Vitreomacular Interface Disorders-What are we seeing on the OCT?"

Speaker: Vinod Voleti, M.D. 2 TPA Credits NJSBO# pending

Tue
10
2015
November 10, 2015
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Meeting and Dinner

October 2015

Tue
13
2015
October 13, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

"Orals" 2 Credits approval pending

Speaker: Edward Harmer, O.D., NJSOP Immediate Past President

Tue
13
2015
October 13, 2015
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Meeting and Dinner

September 2015

Tue
8
2015
September 8, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

Topic: "ICD-10 is Coming-Are you Ready" 2 Regular Credits COPE # 43542 Sponsored by NovaBay

Speaker: Harvey Richman, O.D. Diplomate-American Board of Optometry

Tue
8
2015
September 8, 2015
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner Free to HCSOP members

June 2015

Tue
9
2015
June 9, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

"Current Advances in Glaucoma: Medical & Surgical" 2 NJSBO TPA credits Pending

Speaker: Douglas Grayson, M.D. Sponsored by: OMNI Eye Services

Tue
9
2015
June 9, 2015
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner and Meeting

May 2015

Tue
12
2015
May 12, 2015
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner and Meeting

April 2015

Tue
14
2015
April 14, 2015
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner and Meeting

March 2015

Tue
10
2015
March 10, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

"Oral Medications for Pain Management in Clinical Optometric Practice" NJSBO 2 Oral Credits NJSBO #274-2015

Speaker: Rodolfo L. Rodriguez, O.D. Asst. Clinical Prfessor, Emeritus SUNY. Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

Tue
10
2015
March 10, 2015
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner and Meeting

February 2015

Tue
10
2015
February 10, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

"Oral Meds in Anterior Segment Disease" 2 Oral Credits NJSBO # 280-2015

Presented by: Steve Sorkin, O.D. Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

Tue
10
2015
February 10, 2015
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner Meeting

January 2015

Tue
13
2015
January 13, 2015
7:30-9:30PM

"Oral Medications In Treating Ocular Diseases" 2 Oral Credits COPE # 34229-OP

Presented by: George Veliky, O.D. Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

Tue
13
2015
January 13, 2015
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner Meeting

December 2014

Tue
9
2014
December 9, 2014
6:30-7:30PM

"Progressive Myopia, Should We Control it and How" 2 NJSBO Regular Credits COPE# 42911-GO

Presented by: Tamy Petrosyan, O.D. Asst. Clincal Professor, SUNY College of Optometry

November 2014

Tue
11
2014
November 11, 2014
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner Meeting

October 2014

Tue
14
2014
October 14, 2014
7:30-9:30PM

"Infectious Control in Optometric Practice" (complies with NY State License Requirement) 2 credits

Presented by: Mitchel Dul, O.D., M.S. Professor, SUNY, College of Optometry, Diplomate ABO

Tue
14
2014
October 14, 2014
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner Meeting

September 2014

Tue
9
2014
September 9, 2014
7:30-9:30PM

"Diabetic Retinopathy-Current Concepts on Examination, Testing and Treatment Options" 1 TPA and 1 Oral NJSBO Credits Pending

Presented by: Patrick M. Higgins, M.D. Retinal Specialist

Tue
9
2014
September 9, 2014
6:30-7:30PM

HCSOP Dinner meeting

May 2014

Tue
6
2014
May 6, 2014
7:30PM

"Keratoconus & Collagen Cross Linking" An Update

Presented by: Shanda Ross, O.D. 2 TPA Credits NJSBO # 225-2015

Tue
6
2014
May 6, 2014
6:30-7:30PM

Dinner at 6:30 and Lecture starts at 7:30

April 2014

Tue
8
2014
April 8, 2014
6:30PM

"Therapeutic Contact Lenses for the Compromised Cornea" 2 Credits

Speaker: Steven Sorkin, O.D., Diplomate ABO

March 2014

Tue
11
2014
March 11, 2014
6:30PM

"Pathway Predicaments" 2 TPA Credits

Speaker: John Insnga, O.D., Diplomate-ABO

February 2014

January 2014

Tue
14
2014
January 14, 2014
6:30PM

"Retina Update" 2 TPA credits COPE # 39859-PS

Speaker: Munish Sharma, O.D., M.D.

December 2013

Tue
17
2013
December 17, 2013
6:30PM

"Oral Medications in Eye Care Review and Update" 2 Oral Credits NJSBO#2011-2015

Presented by: Rodolfo Rodriguez, O.D., Diplomate-ABO

November 2013

Tue
12
2013
November 12, 2013
6:30PM

"Retina"

Presented by: David Kim, M.D. 2 Oral Credits

October 2013

Tue
8
2013
October 8, 2013
6:30PM

"Intro to Low Vision and Educational Considerations of the Visually Impaired Child" 2 NJSBO Credits #33420-LV 1 Credit #33422-LV 1

Presented by: Maira Richman, O.D., F.A.A.O. and Harvey Richman, O.D., Diplomate ABO

September 2013

Tue
17
2013
September 17, 2013
6:30PM

"Dry Eye diagnosis and Management With and Without Refraction Surgery" 2 TPA Credits

Presented by: Edward Harmer, O.D.

June 2013

Tue
11
2013
June 11, 2013
6:30PM

"Updates in Primary Care Optometry"

Speaker: Michael Tortorici, O.D.

2 ORAL NJSBO # 103-2013

May 2013

Tue
14
2013
May 14, 2013
6:30PM

"PO Or Not PO...That is The Question"

Speaker: Michael Veliky, O.D.

2 Oral credits

April 2013

Tue
9
2013
April 9, 2013
6:30PM

"Oral Medications in Treating Ocular Diseases"

Speaker: George Veliky, O.D.

2 Oral Credits #34229-OP

March 2013

Tue
12
2013
March 12, 2013
6:30PM

"Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) and Other Electrophysiological Studies: Study Review"

Presented by: Alberto Gonzalez Garcia, M.D.

February 2013

Tue
12
2013
February 12, 2013
7:30PM

"Refractive Surgery Challenges"

Speaker: Michael DelGiodice, O.D., F.A.A.O.

2 TPA Credits NJSBO pending

January 2013

Tue
8
2013
January 8, 2013
7:30PM

"Prescribing Oral Medications for the Management of Ocular Surface Diseases"

Speaker: Rodolfo L. Rodriguez, O.D. Asst. Clinical Professor, SUNY, College of Optometry

NJSBO 2 Oral Credits

December 2012

Tue
11
2012
December 11, 2012
7:30PM

"When to Pull the Trigger: The ER Referral"

Speaker: John F. Insinga, O.D., F.A.A.O., Diplomate ABO

2 Credits

November 2012

Tue
13
2012
November 13, 2012
7:30PM

"ORALs"

Speaker: Andre Stanberry, O.D. Clinical Professor, SUNY, College of Optometry

2 Oral NJSBO Credits

October 2012

Tue
9
2012
October 9, 2012
7:30PM

"The Role of Oral Medications in the Treatment of Ocular Pain"

Speaker: William Tullo, O.D.

NJSBO 2 Oral Credits

September 2012

Tue
11
2012
September 11, 2012
7:30PM

"Genetics in Eye Care"

Presented by: Albert M. Morier, M.A., O.D. Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology Albany Medical College

NJSBO 2 Credits

June 2012

Tue
12
2012
June 12, 2012
6:30PM

TBA

May 2012

Tue
8
2012
May 8, 2012
6:30PM

Topic To Be Annouced

Speaker To Be Announced

April 2012

Tue
10
2012
April 10, 2012
6:30PM

"General Grand Rounds"

Presented by: Allison LaFata, O.D.

2 TPA Credits

March 2012

Tue
13
2012
March 13, 2012
6:30PM

"A Random Month"

COPE #32939-CL

Presented by: John Insinga, O.D.

February 2012

Tue
21
2012
February 21, 2012
6:30PM

"3D Media: Visual Problems from New Technology"

Presented by: Leonard J. Press, O.D.

2 Credits NOTE: February's CE is the third Tuesday

January 2012

Tue
10
2012
January 10, 2012
6:30PM

"Alternative/Complimentary Medicine"

Presented by: Tanya Carter, O.D.

2 Oral Credits NJSBO #50-2011

December 2011

Tue
13
2011
December 13, 2011
6:30PM

"Review of Oral Medications in Optometry"

Presented by: Rodolfo Rodriguez, O.D.

2 Oral Credits

November 2011

Tue
8
2011
November 8, 2011
6:30PM

Oral Pharmaceutical Grand Rounds

2 oral credits

Andrea Stanberry, OD

October 2011

Tue
11
2011
October 11, 2011
6:30PM

"Surgical Glaucoma and New Glaucoma Technologies"

Presented by: Michael Veliky, O.D.

2 TPA Credits Sponsored by: OMNI Eye Services

September 2011

Tue
13
2011
September 13, 2011
6:30PM

"Instituting Medical Optometry into Everday Practice"

Presented by: Edward Harmer, O.D.

2 NJSBO Regular Credits

June 2011

Tue
14
2011
June 14, 2011
6:30PM

"VT in the 21st Century" Speaker: William Ference, O.D.

2 TPA Credits

May 2011

Tue
10
2011
May 10, 2011
6:30PM

"Oculoplastics" Speaker: James Milite, M.D.

2 TPA Credits

April 2011

Tue
12
2011
April 12, 2011
6:30PM

Amblyopia and Clinical Trials

Speaker: Tamara Petrosyan, O.D. 2 Credits

March 2011

Tue
1
2011
March 1, 2011
6:30PM

"Systemic Diseases and the Eye" Speaker: Steven Mordukowitz, O.D., F.A.A.O.

2 TPA Credits NJSBO# 104-2010 this meeting will take place on the first Tuesday of the month

February 2011

Tue
8
2011
February 8, 2011
6:30PM

"New Ideas, New Therapies and New Technologies for the Management of Anterior Segment Diseases"

Speaker: William Marcolini, O.D. 2 TPA credits COPE # 29635-AS Sponsored by: B&L

January 2011

Tue
11
2011
January 11, 2011
6:30PM

"Ouch! Oral Pharmaceutical Agents for Ocular Pain Management"

Speaker: Rodolfo Rdoriguez, O.D. 2 Oral Credits

December 2010

Tue
14
2010
December 14, 2010
6:30PM

"Secondary Glaucoma Grand Rounds" Speaker: Michael Veliky, O.D.

2 TPA Credits COPE #24430-GL Sponsored by: OMNI

November 2010

Tue
9
2010
November 9, 2010
6:30PM

"Coding and Billing" Special Ophthalmic Coding and Ocular Surface Disease Coding Options

Speaker: Harvey Richman, O.D. 2 credits COPE#28472-PM and 28471-PM

October 2010

Tue
12
2010
October 12, 2010
6:30PM

"Secondary Glaucomas" Speaker: Douglas Grayson, M.D.

2TPA credits COPE#22091-GL Sponsored by: OMNI Eye Services

September 2010

Tue
14
2010
September 14, 2010
6:30PM

"Dry Eye and Lasik" Speaker: Ed Harmer, O.D. COPE# 23320-AS 2 TPA Credits

Speaker Sponsored by: Inspire & dinner Meeting booth sponsored by Allergan

June 2010

Tue
8
2010
June 8, 2010
7:30PM

Oral Meds

George Veliky, O.D.

2 Oral Credits

May 2010

Tue
11
2010
May 11, 2010
7:30PM

Course 1: Optic Neuritis: The Comparison of Multiple Sclerosis & Neuromyelitis Optica

Course 2: Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

April 2010

Tue
13
2010
April 13, 2010
7:30PM

Diabetes

Kerry Gelb, O.D.

2 Oral Credits Sponsored by: AMO

March 2010

Tue
16
2010
March 16, 2010
7:30PM

New Trends in Retina

Francis Cangemi, M.D.

2 TPA Credits, NJSBO# 12-2010

February 2010

Tue
9
2010
February 9, 2010
6:30PM

Optometric Procedures

Speaker: Dr. Michael Veliky

COPE # 26263-AS 2TPA credits Sponsored by OMNI

January 2010

Tue
12
2010
January 12, 2010
6:30PM

Oral Pharmacology

Presented by Rodolfo L. Rodriguez, O.D.

2 Oral TPA Credits

December 2009

Tue
8
2009
December 8, 2009
6:30PM

Grand Rounds

Presented by Mike Tortorici, O.D.

2 TPA Credits

November 2009

Tue
10
2009
November 10, 2009
6:30PM

Neuro-Ophthalmic Case Challenges

Presented by John Insinga, O.D.

1 TPA/1 Oral Credit (NJSBO #88-2008

October 2009

Tue
13
2009
October 13, 2009
6:30PM

AMD - A Practical Proactive Approach

Presented by Jeffry D. Gerson, O.D., FAAO

2 TPA Credits (COPE #24750-PS)

September 2009

Tue
8
2009
September 8, 2009
6:30PM

Ocular Medications Used in the Pediatric Population

Presented by Dr. Joseph Napolitano

2 Oral TPA Credits (COPE #22622-OP)