Thursday, April 6th - Global Approach to Myopia Control Workshop

Global Approach to Myopia Control

( 6 total hours of COPE approved CE )

Thursday, April 6th   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

ROOM: crystal VIII

(Lunch Break in the Exhibit Hall)


This myopia control workshop brings the attendee up to the current progress in the field such as OK, Atropine, SCL bifocals as well as covering neglected areas such as lifestyle behavior alteration and vision training applications. This course serves as a road map for your busy practice as well as teaching the "keys" of a successful myopia control practice. In this presentation, the audience becomes in effect the third presenter and an exciting interactive day awaits you!  Be aware, though, attending this exciting session presented by world leaders in their field will change how you view your own world!


( 6 total hours of COPE approved CE )

Principle Instructor: Cary Herzberg, OD, FIAO

Speakers:  Cary Herzberg, OD, FIAO and Marino Formenti, OD, FIAO

10:00 -10:30    Why Myopia is so Popular - Epidemiology                                                                          

10:30 - 11:00    Genesis of Vision and Myopia - Stress Induced Visual Dysfunctions                                        

11:00 - 11:30     Lifestyle: Past and Present                                                                                                      

11:30 - 12:00    Posture and Vision                                                                                                                    

12:00 - 1:00      Lunch in the Exhibit Hall                                                                                                          

 1:00 - 1:30       Optical Strategies in Myopia Control, Optical Defocus Philosophy in Action                        

1:30 - 2:00       Pharmacological Agents and Myopia Control                                                                      

2:00 - 2:30     Structural Approach in Myopia Control - Orthokeratology                                                    

2:30 - 3:00     Functional Approach in Myopia Control - Postural, Optical & Vision Training                    

 3:00 - 3:30     Lifestyle in Myopia Control: Nutrition, Ambient Light Levels & Importance of Outdoor Activities                                                                                

3:30 - 4:00      Conclusion on Strategies in Relation to Different Scenarios

Registration For This Course Includes: Global Approach to Myopia Control Workshop, functions, meals, lectures, and exhibit hall access for Thursday, April 6th.  

Registration Does Not Include: Boot Camp for Newcomers, Vision By Design 2017 General Sessions, Scleral Lens Wet Lab, WAVE, Advanced Ortho-k, and other premium workshops or functions designated outside of Vision By Design 2017. Register for these events separately. 

Meeting Refund Policy: Full refund up to one month before the meeting date* Refund requests will be accepted until March 7th, 2017 (*Minus a $50 administrative fee).