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Specialty Contact Lens and Keratoconus Workshop Sydney, 4 November

The secrets to success with speciality contact lens and keratoconus management will be made available to all optometrists at a one day educational event at Brien Holden Vision Institute, within the University of New South Wales, on Sunday 4 November.

The event, which will include lectures, workshops and grand rounds, is a collaborative effort by The Contact Lens and Cornea Society of Australia, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Optometry NSW/ACT, and the Young Optometrists Society.

Key speakers are experts in the field; Margaret Lam, Paul Rose, Alan Saks, Mark Koszek, Gavin Boneham, Oliver Woo and Dom Willson.

The program, excluding breaks, is as follows:

  • 9.00am: Indications for specialty CLs: triaging patients in practice – Margaret Lam
  • 9.45am: My top ten tips for keratoconus – Paul Rose
  • 10.45am:        Live specialty contact lens fitting case study and refining RGP design through the use of the Medmont simulator – Paul Rose, Alan Saks, Margaret Lam
  • 12.45pm: Hands on workshop session – Dom Willson, Mark Koszek, Margaret Lam
    • Insertion and removal of specialty contact lenses
    • Reading topographies
    • Corneal clearance assessment
  • 2.00pm: Grand rounds specialty CL fitting (live patient case studies) – Paul Rose, Alan Saks, Margaret Lam, Dom Willson, Mark Koszek
  • 3.00pm: Basic to advanced orthokeratology lens design: understanding fitting principles, troubleshooting to avoid remakes and case studies presentation – Gavin Boneham

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Registration is essential and spaces are limited. The fee to attend is AU$150 for CCLSA members, industry associate members, student members and YO members; and $250 for non CCLSA and student non-members. For more information or to register click here.


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