RIVERIA MAYA 2016 | February 13 – 20, 2016

Harmonious. Sublime. Exquisite. Tucked away on one of the most pristine and famous beaches in all of Mexico, this AAA Five Diamond Resort is the perfect setting for adult adventure, relaxation, romance and Unlimited Luxury.

Diana-ShectmanDiana Shechtman, OD

Diana Shechtman, OD is an associate professor of optometry at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, where she serves as an attending optometric physician at the eye institute and diabetic/macula clinic.
Dr. Shectman is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and she is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), as well as the Optometric Retinal Society (ORS). Her area of interest has centered on retinal disease and other ocular pathologies. She has participated in various research projects, authored numerous posters and publications. She is a member of the editorial board for Optometry times and Review of Optometry, where she co-authors the monthly “Research Review” column. She also is a member of the macular degeneration association and ocular nutrition society advisory board. She has lectured on a local, national & international level on areas in retinal disease.



Bill-MillerBill Miller, OD

Dr. William L. Miller is an Associate Professor at the University of Houston College Of Optometry and is Chair of the Clinical Sciences Department. He received his O.D. from The Ohio State University and completed a combined M.S./Residency in Cornea and Contact Lens. Dr. Miller also earned a Ph.D. in Physiological Optics at The Ohio State University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the European Academy of Optometry and Optics, International Society of Contact Lens Researchers and International Contact Lens Educators. He is on the editorial board of Eye and Contact Lenses and is a manuscript reviewer for Optometry and Vision Science and Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. He also serves as a contributing column editor for Contact Lens Spectrum and has written a chapter entitled “Refractive Correction with Refractive Surgeries and Prosthetic Devices” for the most recent edition of Borish’s Clinical Refraction. He also contributed two chapters in the recent edition of Ocular Therapeutics Handbook and writes a column for the Ocular Surface Society of Optometry’s newsletter. He is involved in the both the didactic and clinical education at the University of Houston participating in patient care in the University Eye Institute’s Cornea and Contact Lens Service. Additionally, Dr. Miller’s research focuses on tear film abnormalities and the effects of contact lenses and refractive surgery on the cornea with several publications in the area. He also lectures nationally and internationally in the area of contact lenses and anterior segment disease.

20 hours of COPE Qualified hours available
Detailed list of courses presented – TBD

Monday, February 15
7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Diana Shectman, OD
PVD Peripheral and Posterior Management of its Related Problems – COPE #43018-RS
OCT: Beyond the Maculae – COPE #40015-PS
AMD, Glaucoma and Beyond – COPE #47691-PS

Tuesday, February 16
7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Diana Shectman, OD
Putting the Posterior Segment Nutritional Plan into Motion – COPE #38388-PS
Tip of The Iceberg – COPE #39665-PD
Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease Including Diabetes – COPE #38061-SD

Thursday February 18
12:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Bill Miller, OD
Ocular Dryness and the Aging Eye – COPE Approval Pending
Is There Anything New in the World of Contact Lenses – COPE Approval Pending
Scleral Contact Lenses – COPE Approval Pending

Friday, February 19
7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bill Miller, OD
Contact Lens and Anterior Segment Complications – COPE Approval Pending
Injections – COPE Approval Pending
Contact Lens Discomfort – COPE Approval Pending

Secrets Maroma Beach

Adults-Only Luxury All-Inclusive

Almost a 50% discount of public online pricing:

Run of House – $239 pp – SOLD OUT
Run of Ocean – $269 pp
Swim Out – $279 pp
Preferred Club – $309 pp
*All prices listed are per person per night based on double occupancy

  • Elegant accommodations with stunning views
  • Welcome cocktail and cool towel
  • Gourmet dining at seven on-site restaurants and a café
  • Free WiFi and international calling with unlimited connectivity
  • Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day
  • 24-hour room and concierge service
  • Unlimited top-shelf spirits at seven bars and lounges
  • Complimentary mini-bar refreshed daily
  • Day and nighttime activities and entertainment
  • Enjoy complimentary greens fees at nearby Grand Coral Golf Course
  • Pool and beach wait service


Jungle Maya

Enter into the amazing Sac-Actun system, the world’s largest underground river, explored and recommended by National Geographic Snorkeler specialized cave divers. Snorkel in the Nohoch Nah Chiich cavern, surrounded by awesome rock formations and millenary stalactites and stalagmites. Ride through the exuberant rainforest on the all-terrain Mercedez Benz Unimogs (a 4×4 vehicle). Live the great experience of rappelling into a beautiful cenote and swim in Yaxmuul, a unique natural pool. Enjoy nature and fly over the jungle’s foliage on exciting zip lines. Discover a cenote where you will participate in a traditional Maya purification ceremony. Enjoy a traditional lunch after the activity before returning to the hotel.
*Includes round trip transfers (approx. 1 hr transfer), equipment, towel, lockers, lunch, entrance fees and taxes.

Sunset Sailing Cruise

Experience a spectacular Riviera Maya Sunset Cocktail Sail and drift away into the setting sun while sipping on tropical cocktails and nibbling on delicious appetizers on our privately chartered catamaran. All you have to do is sit back and relax as the cooling ocean breezes surround you, and just enjoy being out on the water with friends.
*Includes round trip transfers (approx. 15 mins), drinks, appetizers

Rio Secreto

After enjoying a light lunch upon arrival, dare to live a fantastic experience in one of the most incredible locations in the Riviera Maya. Enter this natural museum, a labyrinth of endless passageways, filled with a kaleidoscope of speleothems and walk/swim an easy 600m route amidst the thousands of calcified stalactites and stalagmites found in this protected natural reserve. Learn and be amazed in this ancient, magical underground world unexplored for millions of years.
*Includes round trip transfers (approx. 45 mins), lockers, equipment, entrance fee, light lunch, taxes

Sail & Snorkel Catamaran Cruise

Get on board a privately chartered catamaran for a wonderful cruise on the Caribbean. When arriving to the reef area, you will be able to snorkel while surrounded by the dazzling underwater reef inhabitants. If the weather allows, we will enjoy flying the spinnaker while we enjoy a delicious Caribbean lunch on board. Remember to bring your sunscreen and a towel!
*Includes round trip transfers (approx. 15 mins), lunch, drinks, taxes, snorkel gear


The closest airport is Cancun (CUN). The resort is located approximately 30 mins from the airport. Tropical CE will assist in arranging airport transfers.

All guests may utilize the Tropical CE airline discount codes to save on the cost of flights for their entire family. Or guests my use whichever airline is most convenient for them.

United Airlines Discount Code – ZVMX235795
Delta Meeting Event Code – NMMDA
Input this number in the promo code box when booking your flights to receive a discount on your flights!

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