BCLA @Yours Roadshow: Fitting Kids – the facts and future of myopia control

BCLA
The series of evening meetings will give eye care practitioners the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of how to run a successful children’s contact lens clinic.
 
One of the world’s leading experts in myopia control will travel the UK giving an insight into how to make sure contact lenses work effectively for children. Award-winning Australian optometrist Kate Gifford will hold the events in Birmingham, Manchester and London as part of a series of roadshows organised by the BCLA.
  
Kate, who is based in Brisbane and is a former President of Optometry Australia, will discuss a broad range of related topics on contact lens myopia control: lens designs, outcomes, the myopia control imperative, unanswered questions, clinical cases and a future picture of myopia control. 

Meanwhile, Paul Gifford will present a lecture titled ‘The Science and innovation of Myopia Control’. The presentation will cover the currently available methods for controlling progression of myopia, the evidence supporting their use in practice, and understanding the clinical imperative to do so.

The first evening meeting will be held in Manchester at the Manchester Museum on Tuesday 26 September. Subsequent meetings will be held in Birmingham at the Think Tank Museum on Wednesday 27 September, and Thursday 28 September in London Wembley at the Holiday Inn Hotel. All meetings will take place from 6pm to 9pm. CET has been applied for. 
 
The meetings are free to BCLA members while for non-members there will be a fee of £25.

Limited Sponsored places! Our Sponsors Menicon and CooperVision kindly offer Non-Members limited free spaces. To redeem this offer you must create a free registered user account and at the checkout enter code: SPONSOR25.

VENUE & DATES

Venue

When

Location

How to get there


Manchester Museum


Tuesday 26
thSeptember

18:00-21:00*


Manchester


Manchester Museum
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL

Directions


Think Tank


Wednesday 27
thSeptember

18:00-21:00*


Birmingham


Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum
Millennium Point
Birmingham
B4 7XG

Directions


The Holiday Inn- London Wembley


Thursday 28
thSeptember

18:00-21:00*


London


Holiday Inn London Wembley
Empire Way

Wembley
London
HA9 8DS

Directions


*6pm registration and refreshments, 7pm lecture start, 9pm close.

CET
This lecture has been approved for 2 CET points (Optom, DO, CLO).

Please ensure that you have signed in onsite, attended the full lecture and completed the CET feedback form which will be given to you onsite, in order to receive your points. Please allow up to 7 working days after this event has taken place before receiving your CET point. 

SPONSORS

BCLA would like to thank the 2017 BCLA @Yours event sponsors for their continued support: 

CooperVision 

Menicon Ltd


REGISTRATION
Please note that this a free event for BCLA Members and Non-Members are required to pay the fee of £25. 


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When
9/26/2017 6:00 PM - 9/28/2017 9:00 PM

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