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Strong Clinical Focus for O=MEGA21

O=MEGA21 will have a strong, local clinical focus that has been designed to meet new continued professional development guidelines introduced in December 2020. Presentations will be delivered on a wide range of key clinical themes, including therapeutics, paediatrics, anterior eye and neurooptometry, glaucoma, myopia and contact lenses.

“There is an outstanding speaker line up at O=MEGA21 and it is excellent to see the content being developed by all of our Australian experts this year,” said CEO of Optometry Victoria South Australia, Pete Haydon.

Among the presenters are Associate Professor Ann Webber, who has over 30 years’ of clinical practice experience. She will speak about practical ocular medicines in children. Optometrist, researcher and international development practitioner Tim Fricke will present on navigating evidence gaps in paediatric practice.

Richard Lindsay, renowned internationally as an expert in the field of contact lenses, will speak on contact lens management of keratoconus. Additionally, popular speaker and optometrist David Foresto, who specialises in custom contact lenses, will present on anterior eye therapeutic cases as well as case studies in the clinical application of antimicrobials and anti-inflammatories for ocular disease.

Daryl Guest, who recently retired from his role as co-ordinator of the final year of the OD program at the University of Melbourne and Clinic Director of the University’s clinic, will discuss the role of oral therapeutics in primary practice.

To see the entire program and register, visit: omega21.com.au.