Welcome to The Heart of America Contact Lens Society!

Message From the President

Don C. Railsback O.D.

Don C. Railsback O.D.,
HOACLS President

Greetings! I'd like to invite you to the Heart of America Contact Lens and Primary Care Congress again this year. The "Heart" has proven year after year to be not only the premier optometric meeting in the Midwest but also one of the best values in continuing education that can be found anywhere. The 2015 meeting will be February 13 through the 15 at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

This year our twelve member board from Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Oklahoma has approved an innovative new approach to providing a technologically advanced program for a limited number of early registrants. If you are an early adapter and want to help us pilot this new program be among the first to register this year. Your board has made a commitment to provide a meeting that is filled with camaraderie, great education and an innovative approach to providing the best possible experience for both doctors and paraoptometrics.

Our exhibit hall is the largest in the Midwest, and will provide you an opportunity to browse the latest and greatest in ophthalmic products and technology along with cutting edge abstracts presented by the best and brightest students and residents in optometry today.

We're always looking for new ways to improve our meeting. If you have suggestions or comments please feel free to contact me or any of our board members at any time.

Please join us February 13-15, 2015 for the 54th annual Heart Congress. See you at "the Heart"!

From the Heart,
Don C. Railsback O.D.
President, Heart of America Contact Lens Society

Exhibit Hall More Fun in 2015

Check out the new Exhibit Hall Map!

The Exhibit Hall prizes for optometrists and paraoptometrics total over $15,000. In addition to door prizes, the 2015 Heart is providing two new Exhibit Hall games for optometrists and paraoptometrics. Collect stickers from Exhibitors participating in the Heart's Show Special Flyer game and solve clues in the Heart's Exhibit Hall Scavenger Hunt to be eligible to win. There is always something exciting happening in the Exhibit Hall!

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