Alumni Evening for School of Optometry and Vision Science - ARVO Highlights


Tuesday, 5 June, 2018 -
17:30 to 20:35


School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Rupert Myers Building, Kensington Campus (enter Gate 14, Barker Street)


School of Optometry and Vision Science

Audience / Guests: 

The theme of this evening is ARVO Highlights: a pot pouri of breaking research, conducted by the staff and students of the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) was recently held in Honolulu, USA, and we bring to you the latest developments and hot topics that were presented at the meeting. 
Please join us for an evening of learning and light refreshments with your colleagues, staff and students of the School. Topics and schedule are listed below.




5.30-6.00 pm:   Registration - UNSW Optometry Clinic
6.00-6.05 pm:   Official Welcome and Address
                         Professor Fiona Stapleton
                         Head, School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW
6.05-6.45 pm:   Ms. Jessie Huang, "Impact of referral letter content on management of glaucoma patients and suspects in collaborative care" (10 min)
                         Dr Barbara Zangerl, "Automated analysis of optic nerve head changes in patients with glaucoma" (10 min)
                         Dr Edward Lum, "Impact of scleral lens wear on ocular sensitivity, nerve fiber density and Langerhans cell density in keratoconus" (10 min)
                         Q&A (10 min)
6.45-7.30 pm:   Refreshments
7.30-8.30 pm    Dr Jerome Ozkan, "What is hiding in your eyes? The microbiome of ocular surface niches" (10 min)
                         Dr Mei Ying Boon, "Suprathreshold VEPs as an indicator of abnormal cortical processing in nonstrabismic amblyopes" (10 min)
                         A/Prof. Barbara Junghans, "A simpler test for eye hand coordination using an iPad?" (10 min)
                         Dr Pauline Kang, "Atropine applied at different times of day has different effects on choroid thickness" (10 min)
                         Dr Blanka Golebiowski, "Smartphone use and effects on tear film, blinking and binocular vision" (10 min)
                         Q&A (10 min)
8.30-8.35 pm:   Lucky door prize and Close

Registration details

CPD points: 3.5
RSVP:  by Tuesday, 30th May 2018 

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