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GP Lens Care May 2013

GP Lens Care May 2013

GP Lens Care May 2013

Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO
Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO

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Launch date: 09 Oct 2014

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Last updated: 02 Dec 2017

Reference: 132001

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Description: This course will provide practical tips for GP lens care. Topics presented will include: surface cleaning and/or debulking of debris; disinfection; surface conditioning; cushioning; wetting/rewetting; along with lens storage and case care.

Objectives

Objectives
Discover practical tips for the care of Gas Permeable lenses. Trainees will learn the correct methods for surface cleaning as well as debulking of debris disinfection, surface conditioning cushioning wetting/ rewetting. This webinar will teach correct lens storage and case care and on completion, trainees will be able to demonstrate this.
Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO

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Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO

Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO, is an instructor in Ophthalmology and director of the Contact Lens Service, section of Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Emory Eye Center. He has been managing difficult contact lens cases for over 20 years.
His particular interests are in contact lens management of keratoconus and other corneal ectasia, including visual rehabilitation following corneal transplantation and refractive surgery (RK, PRK, LASIK). Other long-standing interests include ocular microbiology, contact lens care product antimicrobial efficacies and prevention of product-associated ocular inflammations.
National Recognition
Michael Ward is past president of the Contact Lens Society of America and currently serves on their board of directors. He is a recipient of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists’ Honor Award, the JCAHPO Faculty Award, and the Beverly Myers Achievement Award. He is an Honored Fellow of the Contact Lens Society of America, a Fellow of the Cornea, Contact Lens and Refractive Technologies section of the American Academy of Optometry and member of the Contact Lens and Cornea Section of the American Optometric Association.
In 2013, he was named the “2014 Practitioner of the Year,” presented for “outstanding professional expertise in fitting customized contact lenses to benefit patients with improved vision and corneal health and to advance the contact lens field” by the Contact Lens Manufacturer Association’s GP Lens Institute, its education component.
In 2014, he was invited to serve on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Contact Lenses Workgroup, comprising a notable roster of select representatives from the CDC, the contact lens industry, the FDA, private practice and academia. The ultimate goal of the group is reducing incidence of microbial keratitis and other contact lens related complications —especially those relating to poor hygiene and nonc-ompliance.

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