Spring Webinar Series on Specialty Contact Lenses

The following press announcement was released today:

SynergEyes Hosts Spring Webinar Series on Specialty Contact Lenses Featuring Industry Experts

Series Covers the Latest Scleral and Hybrid Contact Lens Options for Patients with Irregular Corneas, Presbyopia and Astigmatism

Carlsbad, CA (March 31, 2020) – SynergEyes, Inc., a leading expert in specialty contact lens technology, announces a Spring Webinar Series. Designed to provide eye care professionals with tools for success when prescribing scleral and hybrid contact lenses, the series covers treating the continuum of keratoconus, as well as astigmatism and presbyopia. Leading industry experts will host the series, including Louise Sclafani, Melissa Barnett, Ryan McKinnis, John Gelles, Tiffany Andrzejewski, Melanie Frogozo, Jeffrey Sonsino and Ryan Edmonds.

The webinars will take place over the next few weeks, when many practitioners are at home during the COVID-19 crisis, providing a perfect opportunity to learn from specialty contact lens experts and enhance their skills. The webinars will also be recorded for viewing later by those who are not able to attend the live sessions.

There are seven webinar topics in this series, including:

1) Exploring the Hybrid Specialty Lens Modality for Irregular Corneas
Monday, March 30, 2020 9:00 am PDT
Hybrid lenses for continuum of care of irregular corneas and new empirical fitting
Expert: Tiffany Andrzejewski, OD, FAAO, FSLS
Moderated by Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO

2) SynergEyes VS Scleral Lens Fit Training
Wednesday April 1, 9:00 am PDT
The SynergEyes VS scleral lens is being prescribed by nationally recognized optometrists across the country. This introductory course will cover the lens design, fitting and prescribing protocol as well as a series of cases from key opinion leaders.
Presented by Louise Sclafani OD, FAAO, FSLS

3) Basic Hybrid Lens Fitting, Multifocal Designs and the Pediatric Population
Thursday April 2, 5:00 pm PDT
Hybrid lenses combine premium optics and comfort to give patients the best contact lens experience.  See how hybrid lenses can satisfy the needs of all refractive errors for all ages. Think out of the box and take your patients to the next level of care.
Experts: Melanie Frogozo OD, FAAO, FSLS and Jeffrey Sonsino OD, FAAO, FSLS
Moderated by Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO, FSLS

4) Continuum of Care for Irregular Corneas: A Dialogue and Decision Making Process for Hybrids and Scleral Lens
Monday, April 6, 9:00 am PDT
Join the experts as they present real-life case reports of irregular corneas and how to make the right lens selection.
Experts: Tiffany Andrzejewski OD, FAAO, FSLS and Ryan McKinnis OD, FAAO, FSLS
Moderated by Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO, FSLS

5) Optimizing the SynergEyes VS Scleral Lens Experience
Wednesday April 8, 8:00 am PDT
The SynergEyes VS scleral lens is being prescribed in the top eye hospitals in the US.  This webinar is for the intermediate and advanced scleral professional. Our experts will discuss how to manage more complex cases.
Experts: John Gelles OD, FAAO, FSLS and Melissa Barnett OD, FAAO, FSLS
Moderated by Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO, FSLS

6) If You Can’t Fit It, Focus It or Fix It, Cover It with a Scleral Lens
Wednesday April 15, 1:00 pm PDT
Dr. Sclafani will provide an overview of SynergEyes VS scleral lens followed a series of complex cases from Ryan Edmonds, OD.

7) Hands Off for All!  Using Empirical Models to Fit Hybrid Lenses
Wednesday April 23, 9:00 am PDT
UltraHealth, SynergEyes KC, Duette and Duette Progressive hybrid lenses can all be prescribed empirically, without the need for a diagnostic fitting set. Learn new ways to prescribe UltraHealth combining the technology you have in your practice with advice from SynergEyes consultants.
Moderated by Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO, FSLS in conjunction with SynergEyes technical consultants.

Practitioners can view the recorded webinars here.

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