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Vision Scientist to Lecture Here

Eminent UK vision scientist, Professor Bruce Evans, will visit Australia this month (October) for a series of capital city lectures.

They will be held at The Australian College of Optometry, Melbourne on Tuesday 26th October; The University of New South Wales on Wednesday 27th October and Kelvin Grove Campus, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane on Saturday 30th October.

Professor Evans is the author of many books and papers on reading and literacy problems and vision and is a senior lecturer at City University in London and director of research at the Institute of Optometry. Apart from lecturing widely in the UK and Europe, in private practice Professor Evans he has integrated a successful specific learning difficulties clinic.

The Australian lectures will include information on new and updated research in relation to visual stress and precision tinted lenses in reading problems and medical conditions, including photosensitive migraine and autism. He will also discuss specific learning difficulties in community optometry practice.

Joining Professor Evans will be Kevin Rooney, an Adelaide practitioner who has accumulated interesting data from ten years of practicing colorimetry.

To register, contact:

Sydney: Zoran Pajkovski on (08) 8346 1366 [email protected]

Melbourne: Mary Wilson on (03) 9349 7477 [email protected]

Brisbane: Marika Mckenzie on (07) 3839 4411 [email protected]

University of New South Wales: Mei Boon on (02) 9385 4621 [email protected]