ACCCOS Summer Social

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Come to our ACCCOS summer social for some drinks, appetizers, and to meet ACCCOS members. Professional Head Shots are included.  Click here for pictures of last year's event.


Where:       Cornerstone Brewery
                     2367 Shattuck Ave.,
                     Berkeley, CA 94704

When:         Sunday, July 29, 2018
                    11:00am - 2:00pm

Who:           ACCCOS members, potential members, and guests

Enjoy:         Heavy appetizers, drink tickets, complimentary professional head shots

Cost:           Complimentary! 


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June 2018 General Membership Meeting

Mark your calendar for our annual Installation Meeting on Thursday June 28, 2018

1919 4th St, Berkeley, CA 94710
Thursday June 28, 2018
6:30-9:00 pm

Special Guest Lecturer:
Dr. Benjamin Dyches

   "Essential Legal Concepts and Strategies to Protect Today’s Healthcare Professionals”

RSVP with choice of meal:
      Chicken, Salmon or Vegetarian

Free for ACCCOS members who sign up by June 14th, $25 for ACCCOS members who sign up after June 14th. $50 Non-ACCCOS COA members, $80 Non-COA members, late sign-up fee $45.

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ACCCOS Annual Installation Event 2018

Mark your calendar for our annual Installation Meeting on Sunday, April 15, 2018

Castlewood Country Club
707 Country Club Circle
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Sunday April 15th, 2018
9:15 am - 2:00 pm

Special Guest Lecturer:
James Thimons, OD, FAAO

     1.  Advances in Anterior Segment Medical and Surgical Therapy - 2 hours
     2. Advances in Glaucoma Therapy - 1 hour

RSVP with choice of meal:
      Steak, Fish or Vegetarian

Free for ACCCOS members who sign up by March 21st, $25 for ACCCOS members who sign up after March 21st. $50 Non-ACCCOS COA members, $80 Non-COA members, all attendees must sign up by April 4th.

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James Thimons, O.D, FAAO.   

Dr. Thimons is a 1978 graduate of Ohio State University College of Optometry.  He completed his hospital residency at the Chillicothe, VA Medical Center in 1979 and then served as Chief, Optometry Service until 1985.  He then accepted the position of Center Director at Omni Eye Services, Fairfax, Virginia and served in that role until 1989 when he became Chairman, Department of Clinical Sciences at the State University of New York. 
While at SUNY he developed The Glaucoma Institute, a clinical research center, and served as its first Director. In 1998, he accepted the position of Executive Director of TLC and served in that role until 2002 when he co- founded Ophthalmic Consultants of Connecticut. A multidisciplinary referral practice providing secondary and tertiary level care!  Dr. Thimons has received numerous awards for his service to the profession and has over 200 hundred publications in Glaucoma, Dry Eye, Cornea and External Disease
As well as Refractive Surgery and New Technologies.  He is a nationally and internationally acclaimed Speaker and Educator and an acknowledged leader in ophthalmic clinical education. He serves in professorial appointments at several universities in the US and has been a clinical investigator in over 20 NIH, NEI and Post Release Clinical Trials. 
In 1999 he was awarded Optometry’s Top Educator and was selected as one of the Top Ten Clinician’s of the decade. In 2002 he founded the National Glaucoma Society, a NFP with Executive offices in Andover, Massachusetts, that provides educational and clinical development services to primary care clinicians worldwide in the area of glaucoma management. In 2005 he was inducted into the Optometry Hall of Fame and has recently served as President, Connecticut Association of Optometrists. Dr. Thimons was selected as the Top Eye Doctor in Fairfield County in 2013. 


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