Eye doctors, optometrists, corneal reshaping therapy specialists and many eye professionals gather every March for the annual Vision Expo East. This year’s expo was held on March 26 to 29 in New York City and offered highly sought-after talks from leading experts in the field, breakthrough technologies in vision correction and therapy and invaluable seminars detailing the various medical aspects and innovations in the industry.
Representatives from the Institute for Control of Eye Myopia in Children attended the Vision Expo East this year and here are the highlights that caught our attention.
The Vision Series
This relaxed and collaborative series of presentations was the perfect way to spend your lunch hour and learn about different topics, such as Ortho K lenses, clinical developments in AMD and a plethora of other interesting studies on optometry and ophthalmology.
An Optometrist’s Focus: Retinal Disease in Diabetes Patients and the Impact of Treatment
This seminar, presented by Regeneron, focused on the tricky relationship between eye correction treatments and diabetic patients. Diabetes can complicate certain eye-related conditions and may render certain options unavailable.
A Breakthrough in Myopia Management
Japanese corrective and contact lens manufacturer, HOYA, led a discussion about new and trending clinical methods in addressing the growing myopia problem among different age-groups.
Whose Dry Eye Is It Anyway?
Takeda, previously Shire Ophthalmics, the leading pharmaceutical company focusing on eye-related conditions, explained the intricacies of Dry Eye Disease, a prevalent and multifactorial disease that affects 5% to 50% of all adults worldwide.
Innovations in the Field
Attendees discovered new studies, breakthroughs and innovations in visual therapy and optometry in this exhibitor-sponsored series of learning seminars, absolutely free of charge. Topics include eye health and nutrition, methods for the reduction of common eye symptoms, and even techniques on controlling lighting to help promote healthier eyesight.
Learn more about the Vision Expo East and the many resources available to all attendees. Let the Institute for Control of Eye Myopia in Children help you find a local myopia control specialist in your area.