*The meeting Opening Session begins at 2:00 PM on Friday, February 3rd and the General Session and Exhibits end at 8:00 PM on Monday, February 6th. The meeting discounted hotel room block runs through Tuesday, February 7th.

The American College of Eye Surgeons (ACES) and the American Board of Eye Surgery (ABES) were started in 1989, with ACES as the educational arm. ABES began to ensure quality surgery throughout the United States, and our efforts were taken international 11 years ago. ACES and ABES, along with the Society for Excellence in Eyecare (SEE) are proud to be entering our 27th annual meeting! Together, ACES, ABES and SEE share a commitment to the belief that the primary focus for today's ophthalmologist must, and should, be to promote, encourage, and enhance quality ophthalmic surgical care for the benefit of all patients.

The 2017 Caribbean Eye Meeting will be held February 3 - 6, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Cancun, Mexico.

Program Chairs

Robert J. Weinstock, MD

William F. Wiley, MD

Honorary Program Chairs

P Dee Stephenson, MD, FACS

James C. Loden, MD


We are pleased to announce that we have extended our Friday opening session. The 2017 meeting program has added an opening session on Friday afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. At the conclusion of the opening session, the Caribbean Eye Meeting will bring you another valuable training from The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center, "Excellence in the Patient Experience."