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Back to the Optometry and Contactology Congress 2019

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Two days, seven hundred participants, exhibitors thirty, forty five speakers for twenty conferences, the 38 th Congress of Optometry and Contact lenses, held on 20 and 21 last January in Montrouge has kept all its promises. Back to this edition.

Congress of Optometry and Contactology: diverse and varied themes

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For this new edition, the Association of Optometrists of France (AOF) has chosen four main themes to be treated in conference format.

[ =] It was about presbyopia , the vision of the child , ophthalmological emergencies and vision and sport.

As a bonus, seminars and workshops were conducted under the guidance of renowned speakers and addressing five other themes:

  • Contactology
  • Eye Dryness
  • The Control of Myopia
  • The Low Vision
  • Posturology

The conferences allowed delegates to learn more about the surgical techniques applied to presbyopic patients , but also about the possible complications encountered in ophthalmic emergency.

Other topics, such as the assessment and visual performance of very young children and high performance athletes, were highlighted.

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Created in 1978, the Congress aspires today to become a European reference in the field , as evidenced by the many international speakers received, French-speaking or not.

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A good way to expand your network and develop your knowledge

This event is especially a means for opticians, beginners or not, and optometrists, to extend their professional network and enrich their panel of technical skills.

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Skills that will enable everyone to better educate their clients on particularly sensitive topics , such as the dangers of screens and the control of myopia, among others.

To complete their network, two gala evenings were offered to delegates.

One was for young optometrists, while another was called " prestige ", was intended to allow the meeting with the speakers of these two days.

It should be noted that the entire congress has been filmed and is available on the website. the AOF for members who could not move or who wish to relive the event.

The entire program can be found here .

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Finally, the association proposes a return in images on this edition which turned out to be a great success.

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