Join us on Tuesday 20 November 2018 at Pierre’s Launceston from 6.30pm for DEWS II Degustation with Jason Holland
Jason graduated from QUT in 1994 with a Bach. Applied Science (Optometry) with Honors. He commenced work as a locum Optometrist in 1995 and spent time consulting in all corners of Australia.
In 2001 he commenced work with Ophthalmologist and Anterior Eye Specialist, Dr Andrew Apel, and has been providing pre and post-operative assistance at his Brisbane rooms to this day.
In 2002 he became the National Director of Optometry for the Optical Superstore Group which engages 90 Optometrists at 65 locations across Australia. In 2012 he completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics and became a Credentialed Optometrist with CASA, the Aviation Authority in Australia.
He now runs a busy Glaucoma and advanced Dry Eye Clinic and has lectured on Contact Lenses and Dry Eye in Australia and across South East Asia.
Jason served as a Director and Treasurer for Optometry Australia, QLD & NT, for 9 years until 2017, he also served on the Optometry Australia National Board for three years and currently sits on the Deakin Optometry Advisory Board.
Delegates will learn how to apply the findings from the DEWS II report to everyday practice.
This will include understanding the role of differential diagnosis, utilisation of appropriate artificial tears, correct application of warm compresses, the role of lid hygiene and the importance of Omega 3 supplements. Discussion will also occur around more advanced treatments including Lipiflow and IPL technology.
Registrations close Monday 19 November at 5pm AEDT.