Ortho-K Boot Camp for Newcomers Day 2

Thursday April 16th 2020


8:00-8:50 am

What Happened?  Troubleshooting the OrthoK Fit

Learn how to recognize and deal with adverse physiological responses and less than optimal lens positions that can present during the process of fitting an OrthoK lens. - Caroline Cauchi, OD, FIAOMC & Matthew Martin, OD, FIAOMC



Is it working? How do you know you are managing their myopia?

How and why axial length measurement is a necessary component of myopia management - Monica Allison, OD, FIAOMC, MBA


9:15-10:05 am

Myopia Management Grand Rounds:

4 interesting Ortho-K cases will be presented and discussed - 4 FIAOMC Presenters


10:05-10:30 am




Myopia Management EyeQ

Show off your newly acquired knowledge with a rapid fire series of Ortho-K and Myopia Management questions. - Caroline Cauchi, OD, FIAOMC & Matthew Martin, OD, FIAOMC


11:20-11:30 pm

BREAK (report to break out sessions)


11:30-12:00 pm

Friday catch of the day (manufacturer break out sessions)


12:00-2:00 pm

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall


2:00-2:25 pm

Informed Consent Contracts:  Protect yourself, protect your patient

A well-designed informed consent contract is essential to myopia management.  It insures that your patient understands all the details as well as their role in the fitting process.  Learn how to construct an Ortho-K, soft myopia control, and atropine contract. - Monica Allison, OD, FIAOMC, MBA


2:25-3:15 pm

The Economics of the Battle Against Myopia  

Learn about the costs involved in creating a Myopia Management practice.  Learn how to avoid the pitfalls. Then learn about the revenue and how to determine your fees. - Caroline Cauchi, OD, FIAOMC


3:15-3:40 pm

You’ve Got to Have Some Burning Questions

Save up your questions, don’t be shy and ask the panel of experts. 


3:40-4:05 pm



4:05-4:55 PM

Deploy Your Plan:  Integrating Myopia Management Into Your Practice

Myopia management is not Orthokeratology, dual focus soft contact lenses, or atropine eye drops treating it as such can lead to frustration. Learn how to profitably integrate this powerful service into your practice, optimize your efforts, and enjoy fulfillment. - Nick Despotidis, OD, FIAO


5:000-7:00 PM

Welcome Cocktails and heavy Hors D'oeuvres