Datum: 25 januari 2023

BCLA Webinar: Latest research on specialist lenses and how to apply in practice

Door BCLA aangeboden aan OVN-leden

It can be challenging to relate information from scientific papers to your everyday practice fitting specialist lenses and managing the care of patients who wear them. This webinar will look at several of the papers included in the latest edition of CLAE which details specialist lenses and how these findings can be applied in practice. We will look at a range of lenses and the areas that are most sentient to practice ensuring you maximise the results and understand what aspects should be looked at closely.

Praktische informatie

Datum:             25 januari 2023
Tijd:                    19.30 – 20.30 uur 
Locatie:              online
Voor:                   OVN-leden
Kosten:                 geen kosten voor leden
KP-punten:   1 punt (in aanvraag)

Exclusief contactlensaanbod voor OVN-leden

Alle OVN-leden kunnen vrijblijvend en kosteloos deelnemen aan deze webinar op 25 november om te ervaren wat de British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) te bieden heeft. De OVN heeft voor haar leden een exclusieve afspraak gemaakt met de BCLA voor korting op het BCLA-lidmaatschap.  Lees hier meer over het exclusieve aanbod voor OVN-leden >>>


Katie Harrop qualified as an optometrist in 1999. She worked in private practice for a number of years fitting many types of contact lenses. She joined No7 Contact Lenses in 2005 as Professional Services Manager and was made Professional Services Director in 2018. Since the acquisition of No7 by Coopervision Specialty EyeCare in 2021 Katie has combined her work in professional services with her role as UK Commercial Lead. Since joining industry Katie has presented on many contact lens related subject, in particular orthokeratology, RGP lenses, scleral and hybrid lenses and lenses for the irregular cornea, both in the UK and overseas. She provides education on Orthokeratology, RGP and scleral lenses for undergraduates at many of the UK optometry departments. She is a former BCLA council member and is a BCLA Fellow.
Josie Barlow is a qualified Dispensing and Contact Lens Optician. She has been in Optics for over 30 years and has worked in both Independent and Multiple Practice. For the last 20 years she has worked for contact lens manufacturers and has developed and delivered CET/CPD, training, and other lectures and workshops on a wide range of subjects covering contact lens corrections both generic and product specific. She specialises in complex lens fitting and advising peers in this area. Josie has conducted lectures/training to Optometrists, CLOs, DOs and practice team members at various industry meetings and events and facilitated CET accredited workshops for optometric groups at industry meetings and at manufacturer facilities and is a former council member of the BCLA.

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