TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #27

Teach. Learn. Connect. in September

The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s online and in-person education and communications program to supplement existing educational activities that support members through their contact lens teaching career.

GLOBAL WEBINAR

Catch up on the latest webinars on IACLETOP

Topic: Contact lens contamination and antimicrobial strategies to avoid adverse events
Presenter: Dr Debarun Dutta
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Topic: Reviewing 20 years of soft contact lens wearer ocular physiology data
PresenterDr Nina Tahhan
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WEBINARS IN SPANISH

Weekly webinars conducted in Spanish across the Latin America region. Please contact Americas Regional Coordinator Willy Carrillo for more information.

Topic: Meibomian gland dysfunction in contact lens wearers
Presenter: Andres Rubio
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Topic: IACLETOP: STE and benefits
PresenterGuillermo Carrillo
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Topic: Contact lens fitting: a vehicle for professional growth
PresenterDr Edwin Mejia
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Topic: Contact lens education in our region
PresenterProfessor Martín Edisson Giraldo Mendivelso
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Topic: What do students think about their contact lens education?
PresenterSusan Bernuy – a student’s perspective
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Topic: When a spherical RGP isn’t enough
PresenterAlejandra De la Hoya
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WEBINAR IN CHINESE

Topic: The safe and effective choice – the prospect of contact lenses, the value of toric contact lenses, and leading design features
Presenter:Professor Qu Xiaomei and Wang Haiying
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WEBINAR IN BAHASA

Topic: A review of RGP fitting
Presenter:Dr Cheni Lee
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TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #26

Teach. Learn. Connect. in August

The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s online and in-person education and communications program to supplement existing educational activities that support members through their contact lens teaching career.

GLOBAL WEBINAR

A review of 20 years of soft contact lens wearer ocular physiology data with Dr Nina Tahhan

Join Dr Nina Tahhan on Wednesday 17 August at 10 am UK (BST) for a global webinar on ‘A review of 20 years of soft contact lens wearer ocular physiology data’. Dr Tahhan is currently a Senior Research Scientist at the Brien Holden Vision Institute and a Senior Conjoint Lecturer at the School of Optometry at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and has over 20 years of experience in the eye health sector.

IACLE members have been emailed the Zoom login details for this webinar. If you are a member and missed the email please request the information at: iacle@iacle.org.


WEBINARS IN SPANISH

Weekly webinars conducted in Spanish across the Latin America region. Please contact Americas Regional Coordinator Willy Carrillo for more information.

3 August at 11 am Mexico (GMT-5)
Topic: When a spherical RGP isn’t enough 
Presenter: Alejandra De la Hoya

10 August at 10 am Guatemala (GMT-6)
Topic: TBA
Presenter: Ricardo Duarte


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TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #25

Teach. Learn. Connect. in July

The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s online and in-person education and communications program to supplement existing educational activities that support members through their contact lens teaching career.

GLOBAL WEBINAR

Contact lens contamination and antimicrobial strategies to avoid adverse events with Dr Debarun Dutta

Join Dr Debarun Dutta on Wednesday 20 July at 12 noon UK (BST) for a global webinar on ‘Contact lens contamination and antimicrobial strategies to avoid adverse events’. This webinar will be chaired by IACLE Director Fakhruddin Barodawala and introduced by IACLE Bronze Sponsor Ophtecs.

Members can watch live online via Zoom, and the event will be live streamed to our Facebook page for students to get involved. Please see Zoom details below.

20 July at 12 noon UK (BST)
Presenter: Debarun Dutta
Topic: Contact lens contamination and antimicrobial strategies to avoid adverse events
Meeting ID: 815 8917 3339
Password: 888083
Zoom link


Catch up on recent Virtual Conference

‘Make students practice ready’ was the theme for our most recent global Virtual Conference, attended by almost 100 members and eye care professionals. IACLE President Professor Philip Morgan welcomed the half-day conference and handed it over to IACLE Treasurer / Secretary and Conference Chair Dr Etty Bitton.

Read the post-conference meeting report


BCLA Webinar: Counterfeit lenses and self-fitting

The British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) invites IACLE members to their webinar on ‘Counterfeit lenses and self-fitting’, hosted by Claire McDonnell, on Tuesday 12 July.

Claire is a lecturer at Technological University Dublin, Ireland, and has a special interest in contact lenses. She is the Communications Officer for the British and Irish University and College Contact Lens Educators (BUCCLE). She has worked in private practice, refractive surgery, and education in Ireland, the UK, and New Zealand. 

Register for the webinar


WEBINARS IN SPANISH

Weekly webinars conducted in Spanish across the Latin America region. Please contact Americas Regional Coordinator Willy Carrillo for more information.

6 July at 11 am Ecuador (GMT-5)
Topic: Meibomian gland dysfunction in contact lens wearers
Presenter: Andres Rubio

13 July at 9 am Uruguay (GMT-7) T
Topic: To be confirmed
Presenter: Daniela Garese

20 July at 10 am Nicaragua (GMT-6)T
Topic: To be confirmed
Presenter: Edwin Mejia

27 July at 5 pm (BST)
Topic: IACLE TLC – Resources
Presenter: Raquel Gil-Cazorla


WEBINARS IN CHINESE

12 July at 8 pm China (GMT+8)T
Topic: The safe and effective choice, the prospect of contact lenses, the value of toric contact lens and leading design features
Presenters: Wang Haiying and Qu Xiaomei

If you have any queries, please contact China National Coordinator Qu Xiaomei.


WEBINARS IN BAHASA

31 July at 11 am Jakarta (GMT+7)
Topic: 
Review on RGP Fitting
Presenter: Cheni Lee

If you have any queries, please contact Asia Pacific Coordinator Cheni Lee.


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TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #24

Teach. Learn. Connect. in June

The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s online education and communications program that will supplement our existing educational activities. Our aim is to support our members, students and industry as recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

GLOBAL WEBINAR

‘Ocular health of children wearing daily disposable contact lenses’ with Jill Woods

Join Jill Woods on Wednesday 22 June at 1 pm UK (BST) for a global webinar on ‘Ocular health of children wearing daily disposable contact lenses’.

The contact lens practitioners and the parents of children wearing contact lenses are generally concerned about the ocular health of children. In this webinar, Jill Woods will share physiological response data from a long-term clinical trial in which children were fit with daily disposable soft contact lenses and followed through early adolescence.

Members can watch live online via Zoom, and the event will be live streamed to our Facebook page for students to get involved. Please see Zoom details below.

22 June at 1 pm UK (BST)
Presenter: Jill Woods
Topic: Ocular health of children wearing daily disposable contact lenses
Meeting ID: 894 0367 5236
Password: 725678
Zoom link

Find out what time the webinar begins in your time zone


WEBINARS IN SPANISH

Weekly webinars conducted in Spanish across the Latin America region. Please contact Americas Regional Coordinator Willy Carrillo for more information.

1 June at 1 pm Argentina (GMT-3)
Topic: In office tools for correcting astigmatism
Presenter: Juan Pablo Luna

8 June at 11 am Colombia (GMT-5)
Topic: Contact lens fitting and how to teach students to be successful
Presenter: John Jairo Valencia

15 June at 11 am Ecuador (GMT-5)
Topic:
Importance of contact lens practice in visual disability
Presenter: Andrés Rubio

22 June at 11 am Colombia (GMT-5)
Topic:
Measurement scales: Tools to advise, describe and evolve clinical findings
Presenter: Juan Camilo Cuesta

29 June at 11 am Colombia (GMT-5)
Topic:
Additional options for irregular corneas without scleral lenses
Presenter: Ana Milena Olave


WEBINARS IN KOREN

7 June at 5 pm South Korea (GMT+9)
Topic: How to use IACLETOP
Presenter: Kyounghee Park

If you have any queries, please contact Korea National Coordinator Kyounghee Park.


WEBINARS IN CHINESE

14 June at 8 pm China (GMT+8)
Topic: Safe lens care of orthokeratology and contact lenses care products
Presenters: Qu Xiaomei, Wang Haiying and Tian Xin

If you have any queries, please contact China National Coordinator Qu Xiaomei.


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TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #23

Teach. Learn. Connect. in April

The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s online education and communications program that will supplement our existing educational activities. Our aim is to support our members, students and industry as recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

GLOBAL WEBINAR

‘Effect of water exposure on the contact lens storage case’ with Dr Memoona Arshad

Join Dr Memoona Arshad on Wednesday 20 April at 12 noon UK (BST) for a global webinar on ‘Effect of water exposure on the contact lens storage case’. 

Water exposure during contact lens wear can transfer pathogenic microorganisms to the eye and cause ocular complications. Dr Memoona Arshad and her co-authors determined that water exposure is prevalent among lens wearers and is independently associated with higher case contamination. In this webinar, she will discuss the findings of their study. The webinar will be introduced by IACLE Gold Sponsor, CooperVision, and chaired by IACLE Vice President Dr Shehzad Naroo

Members can watch live online via Zoom, and the event will be live streamed to our Facebook page for students to get involved. Please see Zoom details below.

20 April at 12 noon UK (BST)
Presenter: Memoona Arshad
Topic: Effect of water exposure on contact lens storage case
Meeting ID: 878 6469 2449
Password: 316549
Zoom link

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BCLA Webinar: Management of contact lens related keratitis

The British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) invites IACLE members to their member-only webinar on ‘Management of contact lens related keratitis’ with Indy Sian. 

The webinar will feature an overview of infectious and non-infectious contact lens related keratitis. Our understanding of prevention and prophylaxis of contact lens-related keratitis has been informed by several well designed prospective epidemiological studies describing incidence rates and risk factors and recent evidence for causative organisms, pathophysiology, and the differences between individuals. This talk aims to discuss the predisposing factors, investigations, and management of this condition.

Register for the webinar here


IACLETOP

Updated Distance Learning Program launching this month

The Distance Learning Program (DLP) is a great tool to test an educators’ contact lens knowledge and can be accessed via IACLETOP. The DLP is being reviewed and updated, and each phase will now link to learning outcomes to allow members to judge how their knowledge is progressing. 


CASE DISCUSSION IN APRIL

29 April at 3 pm India (GMT+5.5)
Topic: Case discussion: Managing keratoconus with contact lenses
PresentersMeena Kharat and Aparna Badri Narayanan


WEBINARS IN SPANISH

Weekly webinars conducted in Spanish across the Latin America region. Please contact Americas Regional Coordinator Willy Carrillo for more information.

6 April at 1 pm Argentina (GMT-3)
Topic: The business in contact lens practice
Presenter: Hugo Farhat

13 April at 1 pm Argentina (GMT-3)
Topic: Presbyopia and contact lenses
Presenter: Patricia Magnelli

20 April at 11 am Colombia (GMT-5)
Topic: Myopia control in Latin America
Presenter: Sergio Garcia

27 April at 11 am Colombia (GMT-5)
Topic: Journal Club
Presenter: Orlando Neira


WEBINARS IN BAHASA

24 April at 11 am Jakarta (GMT+7)
Topic: Case Discussion on toric contact lenses
Presenter: Cheni Lee

If you have any queries, please contact Asia Pacific Regional Coordinator Cheni Lee.


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TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #22

Teach. Learn. Connect. in March

The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s online education and communications program that will supplement our existing educational activities. Our aim is to support our members, students and industry as recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

GLOBAL

‘A review of contact lens dropouts’ with Andrew Pucker

Join Dr Andrew Pucker Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Research and Myopia Control at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, on Friday 18 March at 12 noon UK (GMT), for a global webinar on ‘A review of contact lens dropouts’. Dr Pucker has been the Principal Investigator of a National Eye Institute funded project related to myopia development, and he currently manages other funded projects related to refractive error, dry eye, and contact lenses.

Members can watch live online via Zoom, and the event will be live streamed to our Facebook page for students to get involved. Please see Zoom details below.

18 March at 12 noon UK
Presenter: Andrew Pucker
Topic: A review of contact lens dropouts
Meeting ID: 851 5631 1907
Password: 603723
Zoom link

Find out what time the webinar begins in your time zone


IACLETOP

Refresh your contact lens knowledge with the Case Report Series

Our interactive Case Report Series consists of 10 case series with 31 case reports designed to confirm your contact lens knowledge and understanding. Certificates are given upon completion, along with instant feedback. In addition, members who have a Student Area can selectively release any case reports to students to support their learning experience.

Access the Case Report Series via IACLETOP


JOURNAL CLUBS IN MARCH

English-speaking Journal Club

In March, FIACLEs Biman Das from Chandigarh University and Gaurav Bhardwaj from Amity University are hosting an English-speaking Journal Club to discuss the most relevant papers and topics related to contact lens education. Join the team on Friday 25 March at 3 pm India (GMT+5.5).

We encourage all members and Fellows to take part in Journal Club. If you would like to present, please contact Nilesh Thite

Spanish-speaking Journal Club

Join Lifetime FIACLE Rolando Rojas on Wednesday 30 March at 11 am Peru (GMT-5) for the monthly Spanish-speaking Journal Club. 

If you would like to present in an upcoming Spanish Journal Club, please contact Willy Carrillo.


WEBINARS IN SPANISH

Weekly webinars conducted in Spanish across the Latin America region. Please contact Americas Regional Coordinator Willy Carrillo for more information.

2 March at 10 am Mexico (GMT-6)
Topic: Collaborative optometry education in Latin America
Presenter: Efrain Castellanos

9 March at 11 am Colombia (GMT-5)
Topic
: Semiology aimed especially at the papillary reaction
Presenter: Martha Marquez

16 March at 11 am Colombia (GMT-5)
Topic
: New options for clinical measurement with slit lamps
Presenter: Ana Agudelo

23 March at 10 am Mexico (GMT-6)
Topic
: Ethical aspects of contact lens practice
Presenter: Jesus Espinoza


WEBINARS IN BAHASA

6 March at 11 am Jakarta (GMT+7)
Topic
: Contact lens practices in the new normal
Presenter: Dian Leila Sari

27 March at 11 am Jakarta (GMT+7)
Topic
: Dry eye and what to prescribe
Presenters: Mohammad Husein and Sylvianti Simanjuntak

If you have any queries, please contact Asia Pacific Regional Coordinator Cheni Lee.


WEBINAR IN CHINESE

8 March at 8 pm China (GMT+8)
Topic
: Clinical applications of scleral lenses
Presenters: Qu Xiaomei and Wang Haiying

If you have any queries, please contact China National Coordinator Qu Xiaomei.


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TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #21

Teach. Learn. Connect. in February

The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s online education and communications program that will supplement our existing educational activities. Our aim is to support our members, students and industry as recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

GLOBAL

Join our Presidential Address

On Wednesday 16 February at 12 noon UK, IACLE President Professor Philip Morgan is delivering a live Presidential Address to discuss the current challenges facing contact lens practice, including maximizing comfort, vision, and ocular health with our contact lens patients to optimize the wearer experience and minimize dropouts. 

Members can watch live online via Zoom, and the event will be live streamed to our Facebook page for students to get involved. Please see Zoom details below.

16 February at 12 noon UK
PresenterPhilip Morgan
Topic: Presidential Address – current challenges for contact lens practice
Meeting ID: 864 3177 8142
Password: 162937
Zoom link

Find out what time the Presidential Address starts in your time zone


IACLETOP

Congratulations to all who successfully passed the Fellowship Exam!

In November 2021, over 160 members, including Educator Members, Associate Members, and Industry Members, took the IACLE Fellowship Exam, with 39% of candidates successfully passing the exam. The exam was administered in a total of five languages: English, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Bahasa, and Korean. 

To support and prepare members sitting the exam, IACLE developed a designated area within IACLETOP where members could take part in monthly tutorials, discussion groups and mock exams. IACLE conducts the Fellowship Exam every two years, and members can sit the exam as many times as they wish. The next exam will take place in 2023. 

Apply for FIACLE status

A successful outcome of the Fellowship Exam qualifies members to apply to become a Fellow of IACLE (FIACLE), providing they have held IACLE membership for at least one year and meet the FIACLE terms and conditions and member guidelines. If you would like to apply for FIACLE status, please fill out the application form by Friday 25 February. The IACLE Board of Directors will review the applications, and approval of FIACLE status will be issued in March. 

Apply for FIACLE status here


JOURNAL CLUBS IN FEBRUARY

Spanish-speaking Journal Club

Join FIACLE María Victoria Báez from Bausch + Lomb on 23 February at 11 am Colombia (GMT-5) to discuss the paper ‘Small fiber neuropathy in the cornea of Covid-19 patients associated with the generation of ocular surface disease’. 

If you would like to present in an upcoming Spanish Journal Club, please contact Willy Carrillo.

English-speaking Journal Club

In February, Kunal Sharma and Sai Charan Labishetty are hosting an English-speaking Journal Club to discuss the most relevant papers and topics related to contact lens education. Join the team on 25 February at 3 pm India (GMT+5.5).

We encourage all members and Fellows to take part in Journal Club. If you would like to present, please contact Nilesh Thite


WEBINARS IN SPANISH

Weekly webinars conducted in Spanish across the Latin America region. Please contact Americas Regional Coordinator Willy Carrillo for more information. 

2 February at 10 am Mexico (GMT-6)
Topic: Dry eye in contact lens wearers
Presenter: Jeannine Hernandez

9 February at 10 am Mexico (GMT-6)
Topic: High Dk/t soft contact lenses in high myopia
Presenter: Arturo Aguirre

16 February at 10 am Guatemala (GMT-6)
Topic: Proactivity from contact lens practitioners in contact lens fitting and visual health
Presenter: Aldo Ortiz


WEBINAR IN CHINESE

22 February at 8 pm China (GMT+8)
Topic: Contact lens care
Presenters: China National Coordinators Qu Xiaomei and Wang Haiying

If you have any queries, please contact Qu Xiaomei.


WEBINAR IN KOREAN

25 February at 11 am South Korea (GMT+9)
Topic: Essential condition for presbyopia correction
Presenters: Mi Sun Hwang and Korea National Coordinator Professor Kyounghee Park

If you have any queries, please contact Kyounghee Park.


WEBINAR IN BAHASA

27 February at 11 am Jakarta
Topic: Contact lens practice in the new normal
Presenter: Dian Leila Sari

If you have any queries, please contact Asia Pacific Regional Coordinator Cheni Lee


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TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #20

Teach. Learn. Connect. in January

The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s online education and communications program that will supplement our existing educational activities. Our aim is to support our members, students and industry as recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

IACLETOP

Updates coming to IACLETOP in 2022

Members’ Area

We are redesigning the Members’ Area and adding multilingual features.

Student Trial Exam

The IACLE Education Team are reviewing the Student Trial Exam (STE) and adding new content. The review includes dividing the questions into key curriculum categories to align with those in the Fellowship Program. The team are also developing a Basic STE to allow educators to assess their students’ knowledge at the beginning of their learning experience. 

More details on using the STE with your students

Flashcards

Keep an eye out for more Flashcards to be added to IACLETOP this year. 


WEBINAR IN KOREAN

Join Korea National Coordinator Professor Kyounghee Park on Tuesday 25 January at 3 pm South Korea (GMT+9) to discuss ‘What are the effective methods of myopia control?’. 

If you have any queries, please contact Kyounghee Park.


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TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #19

Teach. Learn. Connect. in December

The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s online education and communications program that will supplement our existing educational activities. Our aim is to support our members, students and industry as recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

GLOBAL

Educating students about optimizing contact lens comfort

Join IACLE President Professor Philip Morgan on Wednesday 8 December at 12 noon UK (GMT) to discuss ‘Educating students about optimizing contact lens comfort’. Professor Morgan is Head of Optometry and Director of Eurolens Research at the University of Manchester. IACLE Platinum Sponsor Alcon will introduce the webinar. 

We encourage all educators to let their students know about this session that will be live streamed to our Facebook page on the day. Please see webinar details below.

8 December at 12 noon UK (GMT)
Presenter: Philip Morgan
Topic: Educating students about optimizing contact lens comfort
Meeting ID: 861 1389 2022
Password: 286115
Zoom link


IACLETOP

Did you Know?

We have a dedicated space on IACLETOP for our Research Update. Every month, IACLE Executive Manager of Educational Programs Nilesh Thite reviews the contact lens literature and compiles the most relevant papers for your quick reference. You can find all archived Research Updates on IACLETOP, along with a summary video of the issue produced by IACLE colleagues. 

Access the Research Update via IACLETOP


NATIONAL

Join Lifetime FIACLEs Yeshwant Saoji and Monica Chaudhry and FIACLE Preetam Kumar for a webinar on ‘Off-beat applications of soft contact lenses’ on Wednesday 8 December at 3 pm India (GMT+5.5).


WEBINARS IN SPANISH

Weekly webinars conducted in Spanish across the Latin America region. Please contact Americas Regional Coordinator Willy Carrillo on gcarrillo@outlook.com.pe for more information.

Join us on 15 December at 11 am Peru (GMT-5) for Journal Club. The team will discuss the most relevant papers and topics related to contact lens education. We encourage all Fellows and members to participate in Journal Club. If you would like to present, please contact Willy Carrillo on gcarrillo@outlook.com.pe.

Please see details below of additional Spanish-speaking webinars taking place in December.

1 December at 11 am Mexico (GMT-5)
Topic: Disinfecting solutions for soft contact lenses
Presenter: Ignacio Flores

8 December at 10 am Nicaragua (GMT-6)
Topic: Contact lens dry eye management
Presenter: Mileidys Dinarte


WEBINAR IN CHINESE

On Tuesday 14 December at 8 pm China (GMT+8), China National Coordinator Qu Xiaomei and Chen Zuo are hosting a webinar on ‘Clinical application of scleral lenses’. 

If you have any queries, please contact Qu Xiaomei.


WEBINAR IN KOREAN

Join Korea National Coordinator Professor Kyounghee Park on Wednesday 15 December at 6 pm South Korea (GMT+9) to discuss ‘Myopia management with soft contact lenses’. 

If you have any queries, please contact Kyounghee Park.


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TLC Initiative Monthly Issue #18

Teach. Learn. Connect. in November

The TLC (Teach. Learn. Connect.) Initiative is IACLE’s online education and communications program that will supplement our existing educational activities. Our aim is to support our members, students and industry as recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Please note that login details for every event are under IACLE Webinars through the IACLETOP Dashboard

GLOBAL

Are specialty contact lenses special?


Join IACLE Vice President Dr Shehzad Naroo and Lifetime FIACLE Dr Eef van der Worp on Wednesday 24 November at 12 noon UK time (GMT) to discuss ‘Are specialty lenses special?’. Shehzad is an Associate Professor at Aston University in Birmingham, UK, and is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. Eef served as the Head of the Contact Lens Department at Hogeschool van Utrecht in the Netherlands and currently runs a research and education consultancy, Eye-Contact-Lens, based in Amsterdam.  

We encourage educators to let their students know about this session that will be live streamed via our Facebook page on the day. 

24 November at 12 noon UK (GMT)
Presenters: Shehzad Naroo and Eef van der Worp
Topic: Are specialty lenses special?
Meeting ID: 830 7479 2174
Password: 209053
Zoom link


IACLETOP

Last minute Fellowship Exam essentials workshop

Tune into the final Fellowship Exam workshop on Tuesday 2 November at 11 am UK timeProfessor Craig Woods will guide members through the exam process and invite any questions you may have.

Catch up on previous sessions in English – Chinese – Bahasa – Spanish – Korean

Virtual Conference recordings now available on IACLETOP

We are pleased to announce that our full Virtual Conference, including the industry panel discussion, is now available to watch via IACLETOP. We thank our members for participating in this event and give special thanks to our sponsors for making the Virtual Conference and other IACLE activities possible. 

Access the recordings here


WEBINARS IN SPANISH

Weekly webinars conducted in Spanish across the Latin America region. Please contact Americas Regional Coordinator Willy Carrillo for more information. 

3 November at 12 noon Nicaragua (GMT-6)
Topic: The importance of fitting children with contact lenses
PresenterJose Lay

10 November at 11 am Ecuador (GMT-5)
Topic: Soft contact lenses for myopia control
PresenterFernando Rodriguez

17 November at 10 am Mexico (GMT-5)
Topic: Causes of visual health collapse
PresenterGuadalupe Duhart

24 November at 11 am Peru (GMT-5)
Topic: Journal Club to discuss recently published journals
PresenterRolando Rojas


WEBINAR IN CHINESE

On Tuesday 9 November at 8 pm China (GMT+8), Chen Zhi and IACLE China National Coordinators Qu Xiaomei and Wang Haiying are delivering a webinar on ‘Orthokeratology lens care’. 

If you have any queries, please contact Qu Xiaomei.


WEBINAR IN KOREAN

Join Korea National Coordinator Kyounghee Park on Wednesday 3 November at 6 pm South Korea (GMT+9) for a webinar on ‘Myopia management with soft contact lenses’. 

If you have any questions, please contact Kyounghee Park.


WEBINAR IN BAHASA

Lifetime FIACLE Dr Lucia Sutedja, Ophthalmologist at the Indonesian Contact Lens Foundation in Indonesia is hosting a webinar on ‘Myopia control and contact lenses’ on Sunday 21 November at 11 am Jakarta (GMT+7). 

If you have any queries, please contact Asia Pacific Regional Coordinator Cheni Lee.


COMMUNICATIONS

We would love to hear what you thought of our latest conference. If you have a spare moment, we would appreciate your feedback by filling out this short survey by Friday 5 November


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