The secrets to success with speciality contact lens and keratoconus management will be made available to all optometrists at a one day educational event at Brien Holden Vision Institute, within the University of New South Wales, on Sunday 4 November.
The event, which will include lectures, workshops and grand rounds, is a collaborative effort by The Contact Lens and Cornea Society of Australia, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Optometry NSW/ACT, and the Young Optometrists Society.
Key speakers are experts in the field; Margaret Lam, Paul Rose, Alan Saks, Mark Koszek, Gavin Boneham, Oliver Woo and Dom Willson.
The program, excluding breaks, is as follows:
- 9.00am: Indications for specialty CLs: triaging patients in practice – Margaret Lam
- 9.45am: My top ten tips for keratoconus – Paul Rose
- 10.45am: Live specialty contact lens fitting case study and refining RGP design through the use of the Medmont simulator – Paul Rose, Alan Saks, Margaret Lam
- 12.45pm: Hands on workshop session – Dom Willson, Mark Koszek, Margaret Lam
- Insertion and removal of specialty contact lenses
- Reading topographies
- Corneal clearance assessment
- 2.00pm: Grand rounds specialty CL fitting (live patient case studies) – Paul Rose, Alan Saks, Margaret Lam, Dom Willson, Mark Koszek
- 3.00pm: Basic to advanced orthokeratology lens design: understanding fitting principles, troubleshooting to avoid remakes and case studies presentation – Gavin Boneham
21 Therapeutic points have been applied for.
Registration is essential and spaces are limited. The fee to attend is AU$150 for CCLSA members, industry associate members, student members and YO members; and $250 for non CCLSA and student non-members. For more information or to register click here.