Free Resources

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

COVID-19 Resources

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.

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IACLE Contact Lens Course

IACLE Contact Lens Course Sample

Student Aid – 2013 IACLE Contact Lens Course (PPT format)


The IACLE Contact Lens Course (all formats) is the sole property of the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE) and is protected, without limitations, by copyright. By accessing this material, you agree to the following terms and conditions:
You may only access and use the IACLE Contact Lens Course for personal or educational purposes. Any dissemination or sale of the IACLE Contact Lens Course, either in whole or in part, or use of the materials for other than educational and personal purposes, is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of IACLE. Except as declared below, you may not reproduce, republish, post, transmit, or distribute any material included in the IACLE Contact Lens Course.
You may print materials for personal or educational purposes only. All copyright information, including the IACLE logo, must remain on the material. Appropriate reference must be provided to any use of the content of the IACLE Contact Lens Course, including text, images, and/or illustrations.

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. is an accredited peer-to-peer learning website with programs on topics of current and practical interest to eye care professionals.
The objective of 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 SNELL is recognized by the Council on Optometric Education (COPE) as an independent approved Administrator of accredited continuing education activities for optometrists.
Sponsorship of 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 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.