TLC Initiative

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.


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


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


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).


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

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


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.


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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