IACLE members gain full access to the member portal of our website and IACLETOP where we store our online resources and programs. Here we provide access to free resource materials to the contact lens education community and students
The effects of the global outbreak of the Coronavirus disease COVID-19 continue to be felt around the world. The following useful links , references and other resources on COVID-19 and contact lenses will keep you up to date with the latest developments.
IACLE Case Report Series
Due to the restrictions placed upon teaching institutions around the world as a result of COVID-19, IACLE has opened access to it’s entire Case Reports Series to assist educators and their students in 2020. From 2021 this access will close.
Please refer to the information about the Case Reports and view the instructional video for further assistance. If you have any questions about this resource, please contact IACLE’s Director of Educational Programs Nilesh Thite on email@example.com.
IACLE Contact Lens Course
Online Accredited Education for ECPs
Created by TFOS Ambassador and IACLE Treasure, Dr Etty Bitton. Dr Bitton worked with a group of TFOS committee members to create the content, highlighting TFOS DEWS II and its clinical implications. The programs are available to all eye care professionals in English and French.
EyeSchool.ca is an accredited peer-to-peer learning website with programs on topics of current and practical interest to eye care professionals.
The objective of EyeSchool.ca is to assist optometrists, opticians, and certified optometric assistants in advancing their knowledge and skills in clinical practice and thereby improving the continuum of patient care.
Each learning program is developed and presented by leading clinicians who are experts in the given topic, and who are solely responsible for the guidance and control of all educational content. As required, editorial and technical support is provided to program faculty by SNELL Medical Communication Inc., which is also responsible for maintenance of EyeSchool.ca. SNELL is recognized by the Council on Optometric Education (COPE) as an independent approved Administrator of accredited continuing education activities for optometrists.
Sponsorship of EyeSchool.ca and the independently produced programs contained within is made possible by educational funding from the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries.
Eye care professionals may access EyeSchool.ca by computer, tablet and smartphone devices.
One only needs to log in and create a password. Anybody can log in under ‘optometrist’. Pick any Canadian province (it works regardless of which one they pick) and enter their ID number. All numbers are different so it isn’t looking for a particular format and accepts all numbers.