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ICCLC 2017 See the Light

The 16th International Cornea and Contact Lens Congress (ICCLC), themed ‘See the Light’, will take place in Sydney from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 September at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.

The program will include a series of lectures and intensive workshops, breakfasts sponsored by Alcon and J&JVC, and a congress dinner. An extensive supplier exhibition will enable delegates to explore the latest contact lens associated technology.

Speakers at ICCL will include Dr. Laura Downie, Professor Helen Swarbrick, optometrists Paul Rose and Alan Saks. Additionally, Randy Kojima is the Clinical Research and Development Director for Precision Technology based in Vancouver, Canada will present a lecture.

Topics to be covered in sessions, each of which will be presented in short bursts by several experts in the field, include: myopia management; DEWS 2; an update on dry eye; new technologies in contact lens materials; surgery and the anterior segment; and therapeutic challenges of contact lens practice.

Intensive workshops will cover off orthokeratology, advanced contact lens prescribing; triaging keratoconus and corneal ectasia patients; optical coherence tomography analysis and interpretation for anterior eye and specialty contact lenses; and dry eye management for contact lens patients.

The Kenneth W Bell medal lecture will be delivered by the recipient Brisbane optometrist John Mountford. Prof Charles McMonnies and Tony Philips will be presented with Life Member Awards. ICCLSA offers delegates up to 59 points (including 18 therapeutic points).

Visit: icclc-2017.cclsa.org.au