University of Melbourne, Myopia Management Masterclass

The University of Melbourne is pleased to announce an exciting, new short course focusing upon the management of myopia, which is designed for optometrists seeking to further their expertise in the management of childhood myopia.

The two-day, interactive course will be held at the University of Melbourne, and will be facilitated by a team of experienced researchers and clinicians, to provide practical insight into contemporary myopia management.

The program, coordinated by Dr Laura Downie, will involve a combination of lectures, case scenarios, collaborative discussions and workshops. The course includes a practical, clinic-based session to provide a hands-on experience with orthokeratology contact lens fitting.

Dates:   Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2017

Where:  The University of Melbourne – Parkville campus

Cost:  1) Early bird at $900 + GST ($990), register on or before 1st May, 2017.

2) Later registration at $1200 + GST ($1320).

0CPD points:  36 points (pending approval)

Enquiries: For further information, please contact Kathy Griffiths, Program Coordinator – Research, Innovation & Commercialisation, The University of Melbourne.  Email:, Ph (03) 8344 2601.

Catering (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea), course materials and a certificate of attendance will be provided.

Please note: numbers are strictly limited, so please enquire early to register your interest