Registrations are now open for the National Conference of the Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists (NACBO) from 9–11 July, 2021 at the QT Hotel, Gold Coast. In order to accommodate for travel restrictions, the presentations and group discussions will also be streamed live online.
NACBO provides a long awaited opportunity to learn the latest in behavioural vision care, as well as to catch up with colleagues and friends and earn up to 10 CPD hours. The family-friendly program, designed to take into consideration those who are parents of young children, will include the following keynote presentations and workshops for optometrists and vision therapists alike:
- Leading with Vision, led by ACBO Fellow Michael Smith and internationally renowned physical therapist Victoria Graham.
- Paul Harris, from the Southern College of Optometry, will present current clinical initiatives on an objective device for measuring VA in non-verbal patients; and tablet- and home-based visual field testing.
- Liz Wason, ACBO Fellow, will present on dizziness and vertigo assessment and management including prescription, prisms, chromatic filters, binasal occlusion, and vision therapy.
- ACBO Fellow Beverley Sacho will provide comprehensive information on nutrition and the microbiome, and their relationship to brain function, inflammation and autoimmunity.
- ACBO partner The Brien Holden Vision Institute will provide a comprehensive review of current best practice for managing myopia.
- ACBO Fellows and members will provide brief presentations on current management of amblyopia; new binocular vision tools; new vision therapy systems and programs; and applications of colorimetry.