Number of Attendees and Exhibitors Double at OD Excellence’s Second Annual National Conference

SAN DIEGO—With more than 350 attendees and 61 exhibitors, OD Excellence (ODX) doubled both the number of members as well as vendors at its second annual national conference. The three-day event held here at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel also featured industry leaders speaking on topics to help members improve their practices. Among the presenters were John A. McGreal, Jr., OD; Scot Morris, OD, FAAO; Jerry Sude, OD; Jerry Lieblein, OD; John Lahr, OD; Anne-Marie Lahr, OD; Rebecca Johnson, CPOT, COT, COE; Mary E. Schmidt; Jay Binkowitz; and Valerie Manso.

On the management team of OD Excellence are (l to r) John Lahr, OD, Steve Holden, Jerry Lieblein, OD, John A. McGreal, Jr., OD and Jerry Sude, OD.
ODX congratulates the winner of the iPad exhibit hall promotion: (l to r) Johanna Lieblein, John Lahr, OD, winner Steven Flory, OD, of Lawrence, Kan., and Jerry Lieblein, OD.

Optometrists, support staff and students received three days of education at OD Excellence’s second annual National Conference.
Hedges Family Eyecare of Danville, Ind., was named OD Excellence’s Practice of the Year.
ODX’s Drs. Jerry Sude (l) and Jerry Lieblein flank their Practice of the Year winner, Stephen Hedges, OD. Ed Buffington (r), VP of VSP, presented the Practice of the Year Award to Stephen Hedges, OD.

Toasting the event were (l to r) Johanna Lieblein; member and practice owner, Craig Sultan, OD; Drs. Jerry Lieblein and Larry Forth, A&A Optical.