Since the scheme was launched in 2006, a total of 133 professionals from the international community of contact lens industry and practice have become BCLA Fellows following viva voce assessment at the annual BCLA Clinical Conference.
The Fellowship scheme allows members of all disciplines who show high esteem in contact lenses and the anterior eye to use the affix FBCLA – but there’s more to BCLA Fellowship than that.
For 2011 BCLA Fellow, Maria Markoulli, who works as Project Manager at the Brien Holden Vision Institute in Australia, applying for BCLA Fellowship was her chance to share the BCLA’s “vision
I have great respect for the work that the BCLA does to educate and train practitioners…
“I have great respect for the work that the BCLA does to educate and train practitioners, to disseminate research and support researchers. I share this vision as well as the BCLA’s passion for contact lenses and the anterior eye. I felt that by becoming a Fellow I could demonstrate my commitment to this research field and join the ranks of others with similar interests,” said Ms. Markoulli.
For further details about BCLA Fellowship and to apply, visit www.bcla.org.uk