New IACLE Contact Lens Course

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The New ICLC covers all aspects of contact lens education – from the anatomy of the cornea to the business of contact lens practice – in just six modules and 33 lectures in PowerPoint format.

It provides educators with the materials needed to teach a high-quality contact lens course, and is also suitable for students and practitioners.

Click here for more information / instructions on how to use the New ICLC.

Click here for the list of editors and acknowledgments.


Initially, the course will be in English, with translations to follow.

Translations

 Previous Course Formats 


How to download the modules & lectures:

  1. Select a module to mark all of its currently available lectures for download, or expand a module to select lectures individually.
  2. Click the ‘Download Selected Lectures’ button to download a ZIP file containing all of the selected lectures.

Contributed Resources – charts, forms and diagrams

CHARTS, FORMS & DIAGRAMS

Click on the links below to view the resources donated by IACLE members:

Hand Wash Technique – The Vision Care Institute – FIACLE Jane Veys

Assessment Form Spherical RGP (Dutch) – created “examencommissie IRIS” provided by FIACLE Jan Willem Borst

Assessment EE1 Spherical RGP Form (English) – FIACLE Jan Willem Borst

Assessment EE2 Standard Soft Form (English) – FIACLE Jan Willem Borst

Assessment EE3 Specialty Form (English) – FIACLE Jan Willem Borst

Assessment EE4 Examination and Problem Solving Form (English) – FIACLE Jan Willem Borst FIACLE

Screening Form (Dutch) – created “examencommissie IRIS” provided by FIACLE Jan Willem Borst

Características de Adaptaciones de Lentes RGP Esféricos (SPANISH) – FIACLE Rolando Rojas Bernuy

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PRESENTATIONS & LECTURES

Click the titles below to view the presentation donated by IACLE members:

“Establishing Contact Lens Growth” – Prof Jan Jurkus and Dr Ithar Beshtawi, presented at ‘Congress on CL Education’, India September 2017

“How to teach Presbyopia Lens fitting” – Monica Chaudhry, presented at ‘Congress on CL Education’, India September 2017

“Fitting Presbyopic Contact lenses” – Prema Chande, presented at ‘Congress on CL Education’, India September 2017

“IACLEs Resources Overview Congress” – Dr Lewis Williams and Nilesh Thite, presented at ‘Congress on CL Education’, India September 2017

“Importance of Lens Care and Follow-up” – Dr Rajeswari Mahadevan, presented at ‘Congress on CL Education’, India September 2017

“Importance of CL Work-Up patient Selection and Examination” – Gina Sorbara, presented at ‘Congress on CL Education’, India September 2017

“Silicone Hydrogels and Daily Disposables the best of both worlds” – Des Fonn, presented at ‘Congress on CL Education’, India September 2017

“Opportunities and Current Options with Presbyopia” – Prof Jan Jurkus, presented at ‘Congress on CL Education’, India September 2017

“Why and How of Presbyopic Contact lens Fitting” – Yeshwant Saoji, presented at ‘Congress on CL Education’, India September 2017

“Rigid contact lenses combined which questions and casuistries about the pictures”FIACLE Henri Eek, donated July 2017 this resource is in Dutch –  English translation here

“Communication with our Interns in Clinical Settings” – Dr Gina Sorbara presented at 2017 IACLE/BUCCLE Education day

“Thermotherapy in Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Results from Blephasteam Study” – FIACLE Christine Purslow

“Dry Eye in Contact Lens Practice” – FIACLE Dina Krugar

“Astigmatism” – FIACLE David Ruston

“Applications of Specialty Contact Lenses”script supporting the PPT – FIACLE Bezalel Schendowich

“Aspectos Clinicos En La Adaptación De Lentes De Contacto En Astigmatismo” – FIACLE Fernando J Palomar Mascaro

“Management of Keratoconus with CL Beyond Routine” – FIACLE Rajesh Wadhwa

“The Dominant Eye” – Peter Moest – won ‘best oral presentation’ at the ‘European Academy of Optometry and Optics Congress’, Prague May 2011

Drop-out e presbiopia: e solo un problema visivo? (Italian) – FIACLE Fabrizio Zeri

Il Fenomeno Drop out (Italian) – FIACLE Fabrizio Zeri

Diagnostica Oftalmica e materiali per lenti a contatto morbide – (Italian) – FIACLE Fabrizio Zeri

Differences in Uses of H2 O2, Saline, and Multi-Purpose Solution – FIACLE Jeanette Romualdez

Fitting of RGP Contact Lenses in a Govt. Set Up – FIACLE Anil Kumar Kalia

Keratoconus – FIACLE Anil Kumar Kalia

Importance of Oxygen and Silicon Hydrogels – FIACLE Runa Talukdar

Soft Contact Lens Fitting (1) – FIACLE Jyothi Thomas

Soft Contact Lens Fitting (2)
– FIACLE Jyothi Thomas

Soft Contact Lens Fitting (CHINESE) – FIACLE Dejun Xu

How Contact Lens Correct Astigmatism (CHINESE) – FIACLE Dejun Xu

CL Care & Maintenance – FIACLE Prakash Paudel

Performance of  RGP Contact Lens in Patients – FIACLE Prakash Paudel

The Science of Overnight Orthokeratology – FIACLE Helen Swarbrick

Orthokeratology and Myopia Control – FIACLE Helen Swarbrick

Microbiologia en Usuarios de Lentes de Contacto (SPANISH) – FIACLE Rolando Rojas Bernuy

Respuesta Papilar Inducida Por Lentes de Contacto: ¿Qué Hemos Aprendido? (SPANISH) – FIACLE Guillermo Carrillo

Curso Contactología Avanzada (SPANISH) – FIACLE Edison Gamarra Zumaeta

Basic Principle of Soft Contact Lens Fitting – FIACLE Sarah Iqbal

Namibia  Keratoconus and the Stroma – FIACLE Wayne Gillan

Namibia Dry Eye – FIACLE Wayne Gillan

Tear Film – (CHINESE) FIACLE Wang Shiming

Grado en Optica y Optometria(SPANISH) FIACLE Carmen Seres Reves

Sistemes de compensacio LC(SPANISH) FIACLE Carmen Seres Reves

Keratoconus & RGP – FIACLE Tamal Chakraborty

Optometry Tomorrow Conference Brighton March 2009 Lecture Notes – FIACLE Jane Veys

Various lectures by FIACLE Kat Gifford: http://kategifford.com.au/lectures/

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Contributed Resources – articles

ARTICLES

Click the titles below to view the articles contributed by IACLE members and friends:

Effects of three months of soft contact lens wear on conjunctival cytology – FIACLE Kishor Sapkota, Educator Member Dr Madalena Lira

Common symptoms of Nepalese soft contact lens wearers – a pilot study – FIACLE Kishor Sapkota, Educator Member Dr Madalena Lira

How to be a happy and successful contact lens wearer – May2015 ECLF

Contact Lenses, the Internet & You – Consumer Guidelines 2015 ECLF

The Truth about Contact Lenses – May2015 ECLF

‘Temporal Stability in the Perception of Dry Eye Ocular Discomfort Symptoms’ – FIACLE Lluïsa Quevedo

‘Base Curve Influence on the Fitting and Comfort of the Senofilcon A Contact Lens‘ -FIACLE Javier González-Cavada

‘Clinical Performance of a Daily Disposable, Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lens’ – FIACLE David Ruston

‘Opening Our Eyes Up to New Toric Insights’ – FIACLE Ian Pyzer
‘UV: Why Worry?’ – FIACLE Ian Pyzer
‘Cutting Edge Toric Contact Lens Research‘ – FIACLE Ian Pyzer

‘Contact Lens Options for Keratoconus’ – Member Narendra Kumar

‘Anti-Microbial Surfaces and Materials’ – FIACLE Babu Noushad

‘Attitudes Towards Contact Lenses: A Comparative Study of Teenagers and Their Parents’ – FIACLE Fabrizio Zeri

‘Attitudes Towards Visual Correction in Sport: What Coaches, Physical Education Teachers and Sports Physicians Think’ – FIACLE Fabrizio Zeri

Micorbial Contamination – Nepal CEO Article – FIACLE Prakash Paudel

Knowledge and use of tear film evaluation tests by Spanish practitioners – FIACLEs Luisa Quevedo & Carmen Seres Reves

Temporal stability in the perception of dry eye – FIACLE Lluisa Quevedo

Blink Rate, Blink Amplitude, and Tear Film, Integrity during Dynamic Visual Display, Terminal Tasks – FIACLE Carmen Seres Reves

‘Contact Lens Induced Dry Eye’ – a review – FIACLE Pravin Tellakula

‘Contact Lens Compliance Among A Group of Young, University-Based Lens Users in South India’ – FIACLE Babu Noushad

TVCI UK Compliance Not Complacency – FIACLE Jane Veys

Contact Lens Practice In Ghana; Wear Demography and Characteristics – FIACLE Alex Ilechie

The IACLE Contact Lens Course Translations

IACLE DVD Rom

THE IACLE CONTACT LENS COURSE TRANSLATIONS

IACLE DVD Rom
Our prize resource has recently been formatted to 1 DVD Rom whilst IACLE Resource Centers still also provide this in hard copy form which is a bound book per module.

Our news is we are not only releasing our new translations of this course via our Resource Centers but we are now making them available for purchase.

There are 2 variations of this course; 1 being the complete Contact Lens Course and the other being an abbreviated version of core slides only.

 

The complete IACLE Contact Lens Course (DVD Rom) Purchaser
Classification
PPP1
PPP2
PPP3
    US$ US$
US$
Complete ICLC (all languages: English, Chinese, Spanish and Bahasa) For members and their students * $15 $45 $80
Complete ICLC (all languages: English, Chinese, Spanish and Bahasa) For non members and practitioners * $30 $90 $160
Abbreviated core slides from modules 1 to 10        
Abbreviated ICLC core slides from modules 1 to 10 – Languages: German (available), Portuguese {soon to be released}, Italian {soon to be released}” For members only $10 $35 $60
Abbreviated ICLC core slides from modules 3, 4 and 5 only (Korean) Available through Resource Centers only

For more information and order forms click here

IACLE MEMBERS MEETING 26TH MAY

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IACLE MEETING MAY 26th

As you may all be aware by now, IACLE is conducting a members meeting prior to the start of the BCLA in Birmingham on May 26th.  All members are most welcome and we encourage you to RSVP as soon as possible to Carmen Carrillo: carmen.carrillo@infonegocio.net.pe we will reply in due course to confirm details such as the room.

The meeting is set to start at 12.30pm and finish by 3.45pm.   It will consist of special topics and workshops and will conclude with a dinner in conjunction with BUCCLE (British Universities Committee of Contact Lens Educators).  Here is an outline of the schedule:

Topics:
– IACLE membership streams
– IACLE Contact Lens Course modules
– Distance Learning Program (DLP)
– Student Trial Exam (STE)

Workshops:
– Competencies in the clinical setting
– Use of the Case Reports
– Technical options for teaching
– Hot Topics

IACLE /BUCCLE Dinner in Birmingham that evening:
Any member can join us even if they had not been able to attend the day seminar.

Biennial Election For The Officers of The Executive Board

In accordance with the IACLE Constitution, we will be completing the biennial election of the Executive Board, including Regional Presidents, by Monday 21 December 2009.  Additional regional council members will be appointed following the election.

The following candidates are being supported for re-election or nomination by the Executive Committee of IACLE.  These candidates have been selected based on their commitment to the contact lens profession, their active involvement in IACLE activities and their generous willingness to serve in a volunteer leadership capacity.

Position Nomination
Nominator Seconder
President

Deborah Sweeney
University of Western Sydney,
Sydney, Australia

Desmond Fonn
Lyndon Jones
Vice President
Shehzad Naroo
Aston University,
Birmingham, UK

James Wolffoshn Olivia Hunt
Secretary Philip Morgan
Eurolens Research,
University of Manchester
Manchester, UK
Carole Maldonado-Codina Clare O’Donnell
Assistant Secretary Janice Jurkus
Illinois College of Optometry
Chicago, USA

Luigina Sorbara
Deborah Sweeney
Treasurer Luigina Sorbara
University of Waterloo
CCLR Waterloo, Canada

Desmond Fonn
Lyndon Jones
Assistant Treasurer Percy Lazon
Institute for Eye Research
Sydney, Australia
Deborah Sweeney Desmond Fonn
Asia Pacific
Regional President
Gullapalli Rao
LV Prasad Eye Institute
Hyderabad, India
Deborah Sweeney
Lakshmi Shinde
Europe/Africa-Middle East
Regional President
Judith Morris
The Institute of Optometry
London, UK
Shehzad Naroo
Deborah Sweeney
Americas
Regional President
Sergio Garcia
Universidad de La Salle
Bogota, Colombia
Guillermo Carrillo
Daniela Garese

If you wish to stand, or nominate an IACLE member (in addition to those already nominated), for any of the above positions, please do so.  Please note that only full members of IACLE are eligible to nominate candidates or vote in the election.

Nominees are required to complete the nomination form and submit it with a brief campaign statement consisting of 500 words detailing their history of professional activity, career experience, achievements, positions held and information relevant to candidature.  This statement must be typewritten in English and suitable for circulation to the membership.

Please send the above documentation (preferably by fax – 519-846-5788) to the IACLE Secretariat in Canada by Monday 14 December 2009.  Nominations received after this date will not be considered.

Nomination forms to download (pdf format):

2010-2011 election form Executive Board
2010-2011 election form Regional President

Executive Board Election Guidelines

President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer, Regional Presidents (Apart from the Immediate Past President and the AOCLE Representative)

  1. The election of Office Bearers to the IACLE Executive Board (with the exception of the AOCLE Representative and the Immediate Past President) of IACLE will be conducted through an international electronic ballot to all members of IACLE.
  2. The Executive Board, except for the AOCLE Representative and the Immediate Past President, shall be elected for a period of two years (2010-2011).
  3. Nominations for Officers of the Executive Board, apart from the Immediate Past President and the AOCLE Representative, may be made by any full member of IACLE.
  4. Nomination of candidates must be made in writing on the ballot provided, signed by two full members of IACLE, and accompanied by the written consent of the candidate.
  5. Nomination of a candidate for election (as per 29.7 of the Constitution) is not valid, if that candidate has been nominated for election to another office of the Executive Board at the same election.
  6. Office Bearers are eligible for re-election.
  7. All nominations must be received by the IACLE Secretariat in Canada by 14 December 2009 (as per 29.1(b) of the Constitution – not less than 7 days before the date fixed for the deadline of the electronic ballot which is 21 December 2009).
  8. If the number of nominations received is equal to the number of vacancies to be filled, a ballot shall not be held.
  9. If the number of nominations received exceeds the number of vacancies to be filled, an electronic ballot shall be held.
  10. Nominees participating in the ballot shall submit a brief campaign statement consisting of 500 words detailing their history of professional activity, career experience, achievements, positions held and information relevant to candidature.  This statement must be typewritten in English and suitable for circulation, with the voting instructions, to the membership.
  11. The AOCLE Representative shall be appointed by AOCLE, for a one year period with re-appointment possible.
  12. All regional council positions, other than the regional president, shall be appointed following the election.
  13. All full members of IACLE can vote, but are encouraged not to vote if they are not familiar with the candidates standing for office.
  14. All votes are checked against the roll of eligible voters (full members in good financial standing).
  15. If the voter’s name does not appear on the roll, the vote will not be counted.
  16. IACLE members will be informed of the results as soon as the count has been completed.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Director of Operations, Bonnie Boshart on b.boshart@iacle.org