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Key Topics of Discussion in the 2016 Conference

Fitting of Toric Lenses – Academy Session from world leading Educators - IACLE on Day 1 at the conference, plus professional training on all key ECP subjects, register now for your place

Contact lens fitting updates – new techniques for fitting and diagnosis and assessment. Professional training from experts plus low vision workshops, see the agenda and register now, places limited

How to better your optical skills  - Dr Damati of the Eyezone Institute presents a special session on how to survive, grab and thrive  in optical market and outcomes at the Vision-X Opticare conference 2016

2016 CONFERENCE AGENDA

DAY ONE AGENDA - 25 October 2016

International Association of Contact Lens Educator - IACLE
10.30 - 11.00 Fitting of Toric Lenses - Part 1
Dr. Shehzad Naroo, IACLE President, Aston University - UK
Nilesh Thite, Director of Educational Programs, IACLE - UK
   
European Academy Optometry & Optic Session - EAOO
11.00 - 11.30 Dry Eye Toolkit, Managing Dry Eye
Dr. Caroline Christie, European Academy of Optometry & Optics
   
11.30 - 11.45 Coffee Break 
   
11.45 - 12.15 Color Vision: definition, test, anomalies
Dr. Zainab Al Khudairy - KSA , King Fahad University Hospital
   
12.15- 12.45 Effective Skills in Pediatric Optometry
Amani Al Amad, Optometrist, Al Amad Optics - Jordan 
   
12.45 - 13.15 Contact Lens Wear Compliance
Dr. Yazan Gammoh, Head of Optometry Dept., Arab East Medical Supply, Jordan
   
LUNCH BREAK & EXHIBITION VIEWING
   
14.30 - 14.55 Series of contact lens fitting cases for irregular cornea
Dr. Bassima Al Deliagan, Head of Optometry Department, Al Raed Medical Centre, KSA
   
14.55 - 15.20 Importance of the HVID (horizontal visual diameter) when fitting patients 
Felipe Arroyave, Director, X-cel Specialty Contacts, USA
   
15.20- 15.35 Coffee Break 
   
15.35 - 15.55 New Challenges in EYE CARE
Dr. Ranadeb Banerjee, Manager – Training & Technical Support, Vision Rx LAB.
WORKSHOPS
16.00 - 17.00

WORKSHOP 1:  Fitting of Toric Lenses  - Part 2
Dr. Shehzad Naroo, IACLE President, Aston University - UK
Nilesh Thite, Director of Educational Programs , IACLE - UK

   
17.00 - 18.00

WORKSHOP 2: Fitting of Scleral Lenses 
Dr. Bassima Al Delaigan ,  Head of Optometry Department, Al Raed Medical Centre
Dr. Yazan Gammoh, Head of Optometry Dept., Arab East Medical Supply

   
18.00 End of Day One Conference
Exhibition Viewing

 

DAY TWO AGENDA - 26 October 2016

 
10.30 - 11.00

Vision Screening for Children: How to setup a vision screening programme for children
Dr. Mireia Pacheco-Cutillas FEAOO, President of European Academy of Optometry & Optics - Spain 

   
11.00 -11.30

Daily disposable Multifocals
Dr. Bahram Behrouzi, OD - Bausch & Lomb 

   
11.30 - 11.45 Coffee Break
   
11.45 - 12.15

B&L "Continuous Innovation"
Dr. Bahram Bahram Behrouzi, OD - Bausch & Lomb 

   
12.15- 12.45

R+H Progressive Lenses – R+H Impulse, R+H Impulse VM
Ms. Susanne KLEINEWIESE, Vision Rx Lab

   
12.45 - 13.15 Guidelines for Amblyopia treatment
Dr. Bassima Al Deliagan, Head of Optometry Department, Al Raed Medical Centre
   
LUNCH BREAK & EXHIBITION VIEWING​
   
14:30- 14:50

Comfort understanding associated with lens material and design
Dr. Nizar Damati, OD,MBA,CIPT

   
14:50 - 15:10

High Astigmatic patients and irregular cornea patients using soft custom contact lenses
Felipe Arroyave, USA

   
15:10 -15:30 Pediatric Vision Screening
Amani Al Amad, Optometrist, Al Amad Optics, Jordan 
   
15.30- 15.45 Coffee Break
   
WORKSHOPS
16.00 - 17.00

WORKSHOP 1: Multifocal Contact Lenses
Dr. Bahram Behrouzi,  Bausch & Lomb ME      

   
17.00 - 18.00

WORKSHOP 2: Fitting of Scleral Lenses 
Dr. Bassima Al Delaigan ,  Head of Optometry Department, Al Raed Medical Centre
Dr. Yazan Gammoh, Head of Optometry Dept., Arab East Medical Supply

   
18.00 End of Day Two Conference
Exhibition Viewing

 

DAY THREE AGENDA - 27 October 2016

 
10.30 - 11.00

Binocular Vision  - Orthoptics Workshop Part 1
Dr. Zainab Al Khudairy, King Fahad University Hospital, KSA

   
11.00 -11.30

Binocular Vision  - Orthoptics Workshop Part 2
Dr. Zainab Al Khudairy, King Fahad University Hospital, KSA

   
11.30 - 11.45 Coffee Break
   
11.45 - 12.15

Digital Eye Fatigue
Othman Boshnaq, Education & Professional services, Essilor Amico 

   
12.15- 12.45

Advances in Binocular Vision Management
Sharbel Abi Ephrem , Optom. Business Development Manager, Hoya Vision Care

   
12.45 - 13.15

Binocular Vision Measurement; What ‘s New in Hoya
Sharbel Abi Ephrem , Optom. Business Development Manager, Hoya Vision Care

   
LUNCH BREAK & EXHIBITION VIEWING
   
14.30- 14.50

Astigmatism and Toric contact lenses, The Complete Picture
Dr. Waleed Alghamdi, Professional Affairs Manager, Johnson and Johnson – Vision Care in Middle East

   
14.50 - 15.15

Assessing vision and prescribing glasses in pediatric group
Devakani  Suresh Kumar, Moorfields Hospital   

   
15.15 - 15.30 Coffee Break 
   
15.30 - 16.30 R+H Antireflection Coatings – Nanoperl S, Nanoperl S UV, Purlux 
Ms. Susanne KLEINEWIESE, Vision Rx Lab
NOVA Sun Programme – NOVA Rx Sunglasses, NOVA Sun & Sport lenses
Dr. Ranadeb Banerjee, Vision Rx Lab
Q&A
   
16:30 - 17:00 How to survive, grab and thrive  in optical market share
Dr. Nizar Damati, OD,MBA,CIPT - Jordan 
   
16.30 End of Conference
Exhibition Viewing

 

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