Nutrition and the Eye XIII

From self-driving cars to real-time cross-continental robotic surgery, 5G is set to revolutionize society by 2030.  Join us for a 12-hour symposium on the physics, biophysics and potential ocular effects of 5G by distinguished keynote speaker Martin Pall, PhD. Other weekend topics include the health effects of LED lighting with consideration of the importance of both spectral and extra spectral (UV / IR) qualities when making lighting recommendations; vitamin C and magnesium as “master antioxidants”; imaging neurodegenerative disease and a comprehensive review of the vitreous humor.

April 4 & 5, 2020 (Saturday 6 hrs, Sunday 6 hrs)

12 hours CE/CEE (TQ); COPE approval pending. 

Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

UMSL Conference Center, North Campus (Lunch and continental breakfast both days)

UMSL has arranged a reduced conference rate two local hotels.

Drury Inn St. Lous Airport 
(the Drury rate is good through March 5) or Hilton Garden Inn St. Louis Airport (the Hilton rate is good through March 13)

Shuttles are available to the airport and to the conference. Please inform the staff at check in. 


Dr. Richer


Stuart Richer, OD, PhD, FAAO
Program Moderator

President, Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society

Topic: Let There Be Light-A Modern Update  (Sunday; 2 hours - COPE 64964-GO)

Martin Pall, PhD
Keynote Speaker

Topic: Lecture on 5G and related topics (Saturday; 3 hours)
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Topic: The Intersection of Visual Performance Clinical Biomarkers and Retinal Disease
(Saturday; 3 hours - COPE 66093-PS)
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Topic: Review of Vitreous and Possible Environmental Associations
(Sunday; 2 hours)

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Topic: Vitamin C and Magnesium, The Master Supplements (Sunday; 2 hours - COPE# 66117-PH)
Cancellation Policy: The University reserves the right to cancel any program. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified immediately. Refund information: Registrants needing to cancel will be refunded the registration fees minus a $50 processing fee. There will be no refund for cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the event’s start time.
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