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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


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




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



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



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