CEO of the BCLA
, Cheryl Donnelly, said: "This year's conference marked the start of a new era for the BCLA
, showcasing what its members, partners and exhibitors can expect going forward.
To help BCLA
delegates find out more about the benefits and advanced technologies of 'Acuvue' brand contact lenses, there will be a number of scientific and partner sponsor presentations from J&J throughout the conference.
The stand-alone event will be on the first day of the 39th BCLA
clinical conference and exhibition (May 29-31) and is dedicated to current research, understanding and strategies in the management and control of myopia.
is renowned for its social programme, and all delegates are invited to join a welcome reception on the Friday evening in the exhibition area where drinks, canapes and live music will be ready to entertain everyone.
has attracted key influencers in the field of myopia control and areas for discussion include the role of spectacles, pharmaceutical agents, multifocal contact lenses and orthokeratology in slowing myopic progression.
Chairman of the BCLA
academic committee, Professor James Wolffsohn, said: "This seems an intriguing idea; to provide optical magnification to the retina when required in a similar way to a bioptic telescope.
Leading the scheme, BCLA
council member, Andrew Elder Smith, said: "This is a very exciting opportunity for our future contact lens experts.
, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET.
President of the BCLA
, Brian Tompkins, said: "On a personal level, he was a friend, a mentor and a valued colleague.
Recognizes Pro Bono Work: More than 150 guests attended the Brevard County Legal Aid Annual Pro Bono Awards and Recognition Gala at Suntree Country Club.
last month became the milestone 1,000th school working with Digication, an entirely new concept in educational software and web publishing that is Simple by Design.
The $3,000 award was presented to Robert Johnson, BCLA
executive director, at the Bar's Annual Meeting in Boca Raton.