SynergEyes Hosts Webinar Series on Specialty Contact Lenses Featuring Industry Experts

Carlsbad, CA (June 5, 2018) – SynergEyes, Inc., a leader in specialty contact lens technology, announces a new webinar series featuring nationally recognized optometrists addressing astigmatism, presbyopia and irregular cornea conditions. The webinars are designed to provide eye care professionals with tools for success when prescribing the latest scleral and hybrid contact lenses. Leading industry experts will host the series, including Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO, Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Christine Sindt, OD, FAAO, FSLS, and Jeffrey Sonsino, OD, FAAO.

There are four webinar topics in this series, including:

SynergEyes VS Scleral Lens: Introduction to Prescribing, with Case Studies
Dates: June 11 & July 16
During this webinar eye care professionals will learn how to successfully prescribe this innovative scleral lens that incorporates linear landing zones and toric peripheries. A 2017 Independent Eye Care Professional Industry Survey indicates that the SynergEyes VS scleral lens has become the most reached-for scleral lens among specialty lens fitters1. Presented by Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO.

SynergEyes VS Scleral Lens: Design Overview and Complex Cases for Current Prescribers
Dates: July 31, August 13 & August 27
This webinar is designed for practioners already prescribing scleral lenses. Nationally recognized experts will provide a brief SynergEyes VS scleral lens design overview, followed by complex cases. Speakers include: Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO, Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS, Christine Sindt, OD, FAAO, FSLS, and Jeffrey Sonsino, OD, FAAO.

Duette Progressive Hybrid Lenses: Personalized Contact Lenses for Presbyopia, with Case Studies
Dates: June 18 & August 20
During this webinar experts will discuss how they manage both routine and more challenging presbyopic cases, especially those with astigmatism. Participants can learn how the Duette Progressive Presbyopic Package can meet the needs of patients throughout the Presbyopic Continuum. Case studies will include the new Duette Progressive Center Distance contact lens design, where photopic pupil size is used to determine the customized center distance zone size. Presented by Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO.

Duette Hybrid Lenses: Playbook for High Performance Vision for Astigmatic Patients, with Case Studies
Date: July 10
This webinar will focus on how to deliver excellent GP visual acuity, stable vision and comfort to patients with astigmatism. Astigmatism cases studies will include the Duette hybrid lens design which eliminates rotation issues experienced with soft toric lenses. Presented by Jeffrey Sonsino, OD, FAAO

Practitioners can register for the webinars here.

About SynergEyes, Inc.
SynergEyes is the only advanced-technology, high-performance and OD-led contact lens company focused exclusively on the leading independent eye care professionals. SynergEyes manufactures and markets hybrid contact lenses for astigmatism with Duette® and Duette® Progressive and the UltraHealth® lens for irregular corneas, available with Tangible Hydra-PEG polymers. The SynergEyes portfolio also includes the SynergEyes VSTM scleral lens. More information is available at

For more information contact:
Heidi Noorany, Senior Director of Marketing, SynergEyes

1. 2017 Independent Eye Care Professional Survey. Data on file

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