VBD Main Session - Day 3
( 3.5 hours of total COPE approved CE )
6:30 am - 7:55 am
Registration and Breakfast
( Session 8 - 1.5 hours of COPE approved CE )
Principle Instructor: Paul Levine, OD, FIAO
8:00 am - 8:25 am
Effects of Long-Term Wearing of Orthokeratology Lens on Tear
Xi Guo, M D, FIAO
8:25 am - 8:50 am
View of the Effects of Orthokeratology in High Power
Professor Pei Ying Xie, MD, PhD, FIAO
This lecture will share the experiences of orthokeratology onhigh myopia(≥6.00D) and high corneal astigmatism(≥2.00),the effects of corneal reshaping and retardation of axial length increasing after long -term orthokeratology. Also probe into orthok for the posterior scleral reinforcement surgery.
8:50 am - 9:15 am
OrthoK Related Corneal Surface Changes
Helen Changmin Duan, OD, MS, FIAO
This lecture will review research and clinical findings of orthoK related corneal changes along with their management options.
9:15 am - 9:40 am
( Session 10 - 2 hours of COPE approved CE )
Principle Instructor: Michael J. Lipson, OD, FAAO, FSLS
9:40 am - 10:05 am
What Ortho-K Research Tell Us About Safety, Efficacy and Vision-Related Quality of Life
Michael Lipson, OD, FAAO, FSLS
This course will discuss the scientific evaluation of OrthoK relative to its safety, efficacy and effect on Vision-Related quality of life (VR-QOL). It will detail studies performed in the US and around the world as they relate to quality of vision, wavefront aberrations, overall satisfaction with vision correction and psychological factors such as self-confidence. Because OrthoK is commonly prescribed in children, the course will detail how to prescribe OrthoK as safely as possible and provide practitioners tips on minimizing short and long-term risks. Finally, the course will cover the future research needs for OrthoK.
10:05 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 10:55 am
Ortho-What?!?! How To Build OrthoK Awareness
Justin Bazan, OD
This lecture will teach orthokeratology marketing pearls.
10:55 am - 11:20 am
Starting an Ortho K only Practice
Hieu Trong Do, OD, FIAO
This course will help clinicians understand why it is important to have a solo Ortho K practice and how to start on Ortho K practice.
11:20 am - 11:45 am