2019 Congress Details
Practical Paediatric, Clinical, CL and BV Congress
32 CPD points (including Ethics)
includes hands-on workshops
Imagine being in beautiful Namibia and having not one but FIVE Vision Award winners who are passionate about optometry, sharing their skills and knowledge.
Tired of being part of the “herd”?
Come and learn new skills in our range of unique workshops and demonstrations, be exposed to the latest research on technology and its effects on vision, myopia control, dry eye treatment, eye movement evaluation, practice management and also take part in interactive sessions. Learn while having fun! Use your knowledge the very next day in your practice to make yourself unique.
Don’t miss out! Space is limited!
Are you ready to be enthralled, educated, mentally stimulated, edu-tained, learn hands-on skills and get tons of practical advice on Clinical Optometry, CL and how to handle Paeds and BV patients?
Then come to our 2019 congress
You needn’t have attended the previous courses. All new program with world-class multi-disciplinary speakers.
A chance to meet exhibitors with Optometric/CL/Paeds/BV appropriate products.
Our Speakers List
FIVE Vision Award Winners!
Prof Wayne Gillan
He’s back AND he’s now a Nature Guide!
Laugh & Learn - and also now a Nature Guide
Continuing Clinical Research
Bright Young Star
Optometric Researcher & Problem Solver
Changing Lives Every Day
Pioneering an "inside-out" Approach
Impacting Lives with Visual Therapy
Our Topics will Include
Either as a live lecture or as an online CPD format - these can be modified
Lectures (10 CPD – 1 Ethics, 9 Level 1)
Grand Rounds and advanced case presentations. Panel (1 CPD)
Common and serious contact lens complications: “The ultimate guide to diagnosis and management”. Dirk Booysen (1 CPD)
Myopia...why we should care and how to possibly influence it's progression. Wayne Gillan (1 CPD)
Can ethics of medical record-keeping be fun? Of course! Mock Court Case - You be the judge! Leoni & Wayne (1 CPD)
Paediatric Ocular Pathology: Kahoot Game Show Format – play and learn! Marolize Botha (1 CPD)
Dry eye – are we over treating our patients? Latest Treatment strategies. Dirk Booysen (1 CPD)
Cyber babies and Glow Kids: Effects of electronic screen use on infant and childhood development. Leoni Joubert (1 CPD)
Neuro optometry: The Visual Brain. Schalk Burger (1 CPD)
Prosthetic CL for children and adults. Bonita Lutzka (1 CPD)
Setting up your Paediatric practice for excellence: Ethical practice marketing and management. Graham Chrich (1 CPD)
Online (additional 16 CPD)
Computer Vision Syndrome
Visual perception in infantile nystagmus
Optometric and orthoptic findings in autism
Recent advances in Amblyopia
Specialist contact lenses for children
Myopia in practise
Non-tolerance and the science of prescribing
Visual stress and dyslexia for the practising optometrist
Benefits of adult strabismus surgery
Real case ethical scenarios
Clinical applications of OCT
Comprehensive Paediatric Vision Examination
Workshops (6h) - Open to All Delegates
Practical Paediatric examination techniques: tips and tricks when examining kids. Leoni
Advanced feature use of Electronic Vision Examination systems. Graham
Eye tracking: latest electronic assessment techniques and analysis of results. Marolize
Lacrimal system evaluation and treatment - punctal occlusion. Hands on workshop. Dirk
Advanced Slitlamp Techniques. Demonstration and Instruction. Wayne
Anterior Segment complications and pathology. Interactive Slide Show/Workshop. Dirk