Sunday, April 15th

VBD Main Session - Day 3

( CE hours pending COPE approval)


7:00 am - 8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:40 am

Myths and Facts about Scleral Lenses

Langis Michaud O.D. M.SC. FAAO (Dipl) FSLS FBCLA FEAOO

This lecture will explore myths and facts about scleral lenses, including new findings in corneal response to hypoxic stress generated by scleral lens wear, origin and nature of residual refractive astigmatism, usage of oblate lens designs on prolate corneas, and clinical impact of customizing peripheral curve system of scleral lenses.

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9:40 - 10:00 am


Sponsored by The American Academy of Orthokeratology And Myopia Control

10:00 am - 11:40 am

What Makes a Scleral Lens Fit Physiological?  Key Important Factors to Consider 

Alan Kwok, OD, FAAO, FSLS,  Muriel Schornack, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Christine W. Sindt, OD, FAAO, FSLS and Meng C. Lin, OD, PhD
This lecture will address important aspects of scleral lens fitting that lead to physiological endpoints at the ocular surface. It will teach what parameters are important to promote ocular health. 

11:40 am - 12:10 pm

Scleral Contact Lens Fitting using the Newly Developed Corneal-Scleral Imaging Modality for the OCULUS Pentacam 

Helga Seiler

12:10 - 12:30

Closing Words

12:30 pm

Conference Ends