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Ocular Surface Science and Dry Eye Conference

Professor Mark Wilcox will conduct a three-day seminar program on ocular surface science and dry eye at University of New South Wales from 25 – 27 July. The seminar will provide 23 CPD points (to be confirmed 29 May 2014) and is free to register and attend.

The seminar program is open to clinicians, professional scientists, academics, post-doctoral fellows, post graduate students and 5th year UNSW undergraduate optometry students. Additionally, members of advocacy groups and the public are welcome to attend.

Topics that will be presented are ocular surface wound healing, corneal stem cells, keratoconus, diagnosis and therapy for dry eyes, contact lens discomfort, orthokeratology, new developments in contact lenses, meibomium glands; and an ‘update on experimental eye research special edition: tears, a unique mucosal secretion’.

Among high profile speakers are Professor Minas Coroneo; A/Prof. Colin Chan; A/Prof. Jennifer Craig; Prof. David Sullivan; Prof Jason Nichols; Prof. Stephanie Watson and Dr. Jim Kokkinakis.

Professor Willcox said interest in the seminar program has been high and it has attracted gold sponsorship from Allergan Australia and Ophtecs Corp; silver sponsorship from Device Technologies and bronze sponsorship from Tearlab and Designs for Vision. The conference has a maximium capacilty of 150 attendees.

To find out more visit www.planetreg.com/E4291755566363 or email Professor Wilcox: [email protected]