Visioneering Technologies, Inc. Creates Educational Series for ECPs

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ATLANTA—Visioneering Technologies, Inc. (ASX: VTI) has announced the creation of a new educational video series for eyecare practitioners featuring some of the world’s leading researchers and clinicians. Visioneering Technologies is a U.S. medical device company and producer of the NaturalVue (etafilcon A) Multifocal 1 Day Contact Lenses.

The first installment of the VTI / NaturalVue video series highlights the following speakers and topics:

  • Professor Earl Smith, Researcher, University of Houston, United States – Impact of Eye Growth, Disease States
  • Dr. Nicola Anstice – Researcher, University of Canberra, Australia – Contact Lenses and Safety with Children
  • Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg, Researcher, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Australia – Future Prevalence and Implications of Myopia
  • Dr. Kate Gifford, Clinician-Scientist & Peer Educator, Australia – Helping Parents Manage Childhood Myopia
  • Dr. Sally Dillehay, Clinical Researcher & Optometrist, (and former VTI employee) United States – Disease States and Impact of Genetics
Peg Achenbach, OD, FAAO, vice president, professional services and clinical science for VTI, said, “These informational videos from the leading clinicians and researchers in the contact lens industry offer education and insight into some of the most pertinent and cutting-edge topics today. We are in the midst of an information explosion in our profession and these videos will help practitioners stay informed and up-to-date in myopia, pediatric contact lens fitting, contact lens safety and genetics. This informational series is part of our continuing commitment to the education of practitioners to raise the level of clinical excellence and increase the body of knowledge for our profession.”

The educational series is free for eyecare practitioners and can be accessed here.

The company plans to continue to expand the series in the near future with installments featuring other well-known clinicians and researchers including Professor Lyndon Jones, Dr. Tom Arnold, Dr. Jeff Cooper, Dr. Brett O’Connor and Dr. Tom Aller and will include more on managing children and presbyopic adults in practice.