Visioneering Creates Educational Series for ECPs


Product: Training program for ECPs
Top Line: U.S.-based medical device company and producer of the NaturalVue (etafilcon A) Multifocal 1 Day Contact Lenses Visioneering Technologies has created an educational series for eyecare practitioners featuring some of the world’s leading researchers and clinicians. The first installment discusses treatment of children in clinical practice and features insights from world leading researchers and clinicians.
Close Up: The first installment of the VTI / NaturalVue video series highlights the following speakers and topics:
• Prof. 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
• Prof. Padmaja Sankaridurg, researcher, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Australia – Future Prevalence and Implications of Myopia
• Dr. Kate Gifford, clinician-scientist and peer educator, Australia – Helping Parents Manage Childhood Myopia
• Dr. Sally Dillehay, clinical researcher and 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.”
Visioneering plans to continue to expand the series in the near future with installments featuring other well-known clinicians and researchers including Prof. 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.
The company noted that the information in the series may describe uses for multifocal contact lenses that have not been approved or cleared by the FDA for use in the U.S.
Vital Stats: The educational series is free for eyecare practitioners and can be accessed via: