FREE Global Contact Lens Forum

Global Contact Lens Forum = 4 Hours FREE education

The Global Contact Lens Forum continues to develop as an informative “meeting within a meeting” at International Vision Expo, providing insight into current issues you face as a contact lens practitioner. This year, a new format gives you access to thought leaders in the field sharing their views on the future of contact lens practice. Emphasis will be placed on both clinical/scientific advancements as well as critical business strategies. Don't miss a new, illuminating session dedicated to contact lens wear from the patient’s perspective.

This program is endorsed by: British Contact Lens Association

Supported by: Bausch+Lomb, CooperVision

Media Partner: Contact Lens Spectrum

Wednesday, September 14

10L1 - State of the Contact Lens Industry in 2016 = 1 (7:00am – 8:00am)

Moderator: Scot Morris, OD
Panelists: Robert Warner, Global Franchise Head of Vision Care , Alcon; Jim Kirchner, OD, President & CEO, SynergEyes; Jerry Warner, President of North America, Cooper Vision; Guy Guglielmino, Vice President of Marketing, Bausch & Lomb; Peter Menziuso, President, North America, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., Vic McCray, MD, President & CEO, Tangible Science

  • Overview of the State of the Contact Lens Industry
  • Gas Permeable Contact Lenses – the big and the small of it, here to stay or going, going, gone?
  • Soft Contact Lens Prescribing Trends: Where do you "Fit"?

Promotional Breakfast Symposium = Not for Credit (8:10am - 8:45am)

Supported By: Alcon

Helping Presbyopes See, Look, and Feel Their Best: Introducing DAILIES TOTAL1® Multifocal Contact Lenses

Today’s presbyopes want to maintain active and healthy lifestyles. Learn how Alcon’s newest daily disposable multifocal contact lens—DAILIES TOTAL1® Multifocal, the world's first and only water gradient contact lens for presbyopes--can help eye care professionals address patients’ unique needs and help them see, look, and feel their best.

Speaker: Rick Weisbarth, OD, FAAO

Supported By: Alcon

10L2 - The Contact Lens Trilogy - Specialty Areas To Boost Your Contact Lens Practice = 2 (9:00am – 11:00am)

Speakers: Louise Sclafani, OD, Jeffrey Cooper, OD; S. Barry Eiden, OD

  • Presbyopia management with contact lenses
  • Contact lens treatment of the irregular cornea
  • Management of myopia progression with contact lenses
  • Management of ocular disfigurement with contact lenses (prosthetic CLs)

10L3 - Contact Lens Eye Care From A Patient's Perspective = 1 (11:15am – 12:15pm)

Speakers: Louise Sclafani, OD; S. Barry Eiden, OD

  • Standard disposable SCL wearer
  • New or habitual keratoconic patient
  • Allergy or dry eye CL wearer or GP normal cornea lens wearer
  • CL wearing presbyope (monovision or SV CL wearer)

Promotional Lunch Symposium = Not for Credit (12:15pm – 1:15pm):

A Case for Innovation
Presented By: Brian Rosenblatt, OD, Director, Professional Strategy
Supported By: Bausch + Lomb

Biofinity Energys™ the Lens for Digital Lives and Everyday Living 
Presented By: Michele Andrews, OD
Supported By: Cooper Vision

*Complimentary – Advanced Registration is Required. Accreditation is pending COPE, NCLE, FL Boards of Optometry & Opticianry

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