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This Program is awarded 14.25 CPD Credit Points by Dubai Health Authority (Accreditation #1838/17)

Key Topics of Discussion in the 2017 Conference

Contact Lenses for Presbyopia – Session from world leading Educators - IACLE, plus professional training on all key ECP subjects, register now for your place

Dry Eye management – new updates, diagnosis and assessment. Professional training from experts plus low vision workshops, see the agenda and register now, places limited

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Ophthalmic Symposium – Special sessions on Clinical Optometry, Orthoptics, Advances in Glaucoma Management, Dry Eye, Red Eye, Updates on Refractive Surgery, and Moorfields interesting cases

*DHA Accreditation Pending

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2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA

DAY ONE AGENDA - 17 October 2017

Opening Remarks
10.30 - 11.00 Setting the scene for advances in optometry
Dr. Yazan Gammoh - Conference Scientific Advisor
   
11.00 - 11.30 Contact Lenses for Presbyopia
Dr. Shehzad Naroo, President of IACLE - Aston University, UK
   
11.30 - 11.45 Coffee Break 
   
11.45 - 12.15 Dry Eye Update
Dr. Bahram Behrouzi, Head of Vision Care, BAUSCH + LOMB Middle East
   
12.15- 12.45 Keratoconus in the Middle East
Felipe Arroyave, X-Cel Contacts, USA 
   
12.45 - 13.15 Prisms in Practice 
Sharbel Abi Ephrem , Optom. EAOO, Head of Education Services, Emerging Markets - EMEA
   
LUNCH BREAK & EXHIBITION VIEWING
13.15 - 14.30
   
14.30 - 15.00 Introducing Vision Therapy to Optometric Practice 
Adrian Bell, Caloundra Vision, Australia  
   
15.00 - 15.30 Ophthalmic characteristics of autistic children including the role of optometrists and orthoptists
Dr. Zainab AlKhudairi, Orthoptist, King Fahad University Hospital, KSA
   
15.30- 15.45 Coffee Break 
   
WORKSHOPS
16.00 - 17.00

WORKSHOP 1:  Contact Lenses for Presbyopia
Dr. Shehzad Naroo,  President of IACLE - Aston University - UK
Dr. Bahram Behrouzi, Head of Vision Care, BAUSCH + LOMB Middle East

   
17.00 - 18.00

WORKSHOP 2: Vision Therapy techniques for convergence insufficiency, accommodation eye movements and visual attention
Adrian Bell, Caloundra Vision, Australia 

   
18.00 End of Day One Conference

 

DAY TWO AGENDA - 18 October 2017

 
10.30 - 11.00

Surgical Options for Presbyopia
Dr. Shehzad Naroo, President of IACLE - Aston University - UK 

   
Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Ophthalmic  Symposuim
11:00 - 18:00
   
11.00 - 11.30

Optical and non-optical devices in correcting low vision
Devakani Suresh Kumar, Optometrist, Moorfields Eye Hospital  Dubai 

   
11.30 - 11.45 Coffee Break
   
11.45 - 12.05 The Orthoptist and optometrists role in the aftercare of Paediatric cataract extraction 
Sharon Hussain, Orthoptist, Moorfields Eye Hospital  Dubai 
   
12.05 - 12.25 An overview on amblyopia therapy: Is new always best? 
Fahima Karolia, Orthoptist, Moorfields Eye Hospital  Dubai 
   
12.25 - 12.45  Refractive errors in children; what to order
 Sharon Hussain, Moorfields Eye Hospital  Dubai 
   
12.45 - 13.05 Interesting cases by
Fahima Karolia
   
13:10 -13:45 Choosing the correct dry eye drop; A detailed analysis
Dr.Paola Salvetti, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai
   
LUNCH BREAK & EXHIBITION VIEWING​
13.45 - 14.45
   
14.45 - 15.15

Advances in glaucoma management 
Dr. Sohaib Mustafa, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai

   
15.45 - 16.15

Update on refractive surgery; Corneal and Lenses
Dr. Osama Giledi, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai

   
16.15 - 16.45 Coffee Break 
   
16.45 - 17.15 Differential diagnosis of red eye 
Dr. Hamed Anwar, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai
   
17.15 - 18.00 Moorfields interesting Cases Panel Discussion: 
Panel includes Dr Paola, Dr Sohaib, Dr Osama
   
WORKSHOPS
15.00 - 16.00

WORKSHOP 1: Scleral Contact Lenses Fitting
Dr. Bassima Al Deliagan, Head of Optometry Department, AL Raed Medical Centre, KSA 
Felipe Arroyave, X-Cel Contacts, USA      

   
18.00 End of Day Two Conference

 

DAY THREE AGENDA - 19 October 2017

 
10.30 - 11.00

Topic: Scleral Lens fitting for beginners
Dr. Bassima Al Deliagan, Head of Optometry Department, AL Raed Medical Centre, KSA 

   
11.00 -11.30

BAUSCH + LOMB – See Better. Live Better. “Our Journey through innovative technology”
Dr. Bahram Behrouzi, Head of Vision Care, BAUSCH + LOMB Middle East

   
11.30 - 11.45 Coffee Break
   
11.45 - 12.45

Step by step refraction of children
Adrian Bell - Caloundra Vision, Australia 

   
12.45- 13.15

Seeing the world through different lenses
Mona Kazim, Alef Centre, UAE

   
LUNCH BREAK & EXHIBITION VIEWING
13.15 - 14.30
   
14.30- 15.00

Binocular Anomalies and reading problems
Dr. Zainab AlKhudairi, Orthoptist, King Fahad University Hospital, KSA

   
15.00 - 15.30

Optometry in the Middle East, Challenges and Visions
Dr. Manal ElSharif, President of Sudanese Optometrists Union

   
15:30 - 15:50 Effect of cosmetically tinted soft contact lenses on contrast sensitivity
Mr. Ali Mirzajani, Head of Iranian Optometry Association
   
15.50 - 16.10 Closing Remarks  by Dr. Yazan Gammoh - Conference Scientific Advisor
CPD competition Winners Announcement 

 

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