AACO 2019 Annual Conference

Featured Speaker
Dr. Ernest Lee Bowling, OD, MS, FAAO, Dipl.(CEC), FACMO, FNAP

Dr. Ernest Lee Bowling

EectrifEye JournalDr. Bowling is Editor-in-Chief of the ElectrifEye Journal, the Flagship Publication of AACO:Energeyes and has been in private practice for 25 years in Rome. GA. Dr. Bowling has vast experience in nearly every optometric mode of practice and is also a leading author and speaker in the field of Optometry.

Publications
His most recent journal publications include
Bowling EL. From private to corporate practice. ElectrifEye 2019; 2 (3): 26-27. Bowling EL. Retinal imaging in corporate optometric practice. ElectrifEye 2019; 2 (3): 24-25.
Bowling EL. Walking the Walk. ElectrifEye 2019; 2 (3): 3.
Bowling EL. The corporate optometry seminar at SECO 2019. ElectrifEye 2019; 2 (2): 24-26.
Bowling EL. Advancing corporate optometry. ElectrifEye 2019; 2 (2): 3.
Bowling EL. Round two. ElectrifEye 2019; 2 (1): 3.
Bowling EL, Mangan, RB. Branded versus generics: You make the call. Optometry Times 2019 11; 2 (suppl): 1- 10.

Speaker Engagements
Dr. Bowling's expertise is widely sought. His most recent presentations and speaker engagements include
“Emerging Trends: Improving Outcomes with an Effective Contact Lens Strategy.” Arkansas Optometric Association Spring Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas, April 25, 2015. “Advanced Technologies for Presbyopic and Cataract Patients: Improving Patient and Practice Outcomes with Alcon Multifocal Contact Lenses and Intraocular Lenses.” Huntsville, AL, November 1, 2018.
“Demystifying Dry Eye Disease.” Shire-sponsored presentation, Andalusia, AL, October 30, 2018.
“Demystifying Dry Eye Disease.” Shire-sponsored presentation, Atlanta, GA, October 4, 2018.
“Alcon’s Power-of-One Roundtable.” Alcon-Sponsored Moderator, Oxford, MS, September 26, 2018.
“Alcon’s Power-of-One Roundtable.” Alcon-Sponsored Moderator, Jacksonville, FL, September 19, 2018.
“Alcon’s Power-of-One Roundtable.” Alcon-Sponsored Moderator, Jackson, MS, September 12, 2018.
“Advanced Technologies for Presbyopic and Cataract Patients: Improving Patient and Practice Outcomes with Alcon Multifocal Contact Lenses and Intraocular Lenses.” University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, August 15, 2018. “Demystifying Dry Eye Disease.” Shire-sponsored presentation, Savannah, GA, August 2, 2018.

Education
Dr. Bowling received his BS from UAB, MS in Physiological Optics, UABSO, and his OD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry.
In his spare time, he enjoys writing, having written his first novel, "Coal Blooded" in Dec. 2017.