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28th MCLOSA Annual Meeting
25th November 2022

Cavendish Conference Centre, London 

The Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association (MCLOSA) will hold their 28th Annual Meeting on November 2022 at the Cavendish Conference Centre, London, W1G 9DT.

CPD self-accredited by RCOpth – 5.5 points

PROGRAMME

08:00 – 09:00: Registration, Coffee, Posters and Exhibition

 

Programme

 

09:00 – 09:10: Welcome

09:10 – 09:40 BRON AWARD presentations

Presenters TBC

09:40 – 10:20 Contact lenses for keratoconus Symposium

Title TBC

Dr Rory McClenaghan, Head of Optometry, Eye Unit, University Hospital Southampton, Southampton

 

Minisclerals – 3D Printed CLs

Dr Brian Tompkins, Director, Tompkins Knight & Son Optometrists, Northampton

 

Sclerals

Dr Ken Pullum, Principal Optometrist of the scleral lens service, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London

 

10:20 – 10:45 Sponsor’s Snapshots

Companies TBC

10:45 – 11:15: Coffee, Posters & Exhibition

 

11:15 – 13:00 Acanthamoeba Symposium

 

Risk factors for acanthamoeba keratitis

TBC

 

Diagnosis and imaging in acanthamoeba keratitis

Professor Parwez Hossain, Associate Professor & Clinical Lead for Corneal Services, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, University of Southampton

 

ODAK study and optimal treatment protocols

Professor John Dart, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London & Honorary Professor, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London

 

Surgical management of acanthamoeba complications

Mr Damian Lake, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Clinical Director, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead

 

13:00 – 14:00: Lunch, Posters & Exhibition

14:00 – 15:00 Kersley Lecture - Tissue engineering the cornea

Professor Che Connon, Director of Business Development, Professor of Tissue Engineering, Biosciences Institute, Newcastle University, Newcastle

15:00 – 15:30: Ocular Surface Insight (OSI) Symposium (Part 1)

Chair: Mr Samer Hamada, East Grinstead

15:30 – 16:00: Coffee, Posters & Exhibition

16:00 – 16:45 Ocular Surface Insight (OSI) Symposium (Part 2)

Chair: TBC

16:45 – 16:50 Presentation of the Bron Award and Poster Prizes

16:50 – 17:00 Closing remarks

 

17:00 – 17:30 MCLOSA Annual General Meeting

Members only