International Keratoconus Society Partners with Scleral Lens Society

Source: The International Keratoconus Academy of Eye Care Professionals

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Partnerships


The International Keratoconus Academy of Eye Care Professionals (IKA), a collaborative optometric and ophthalmologic organization established to promote ongoing professional education and scientific development in the area of keratoconus and other forms of corneal ectasia, has announced its partnership and collaboration with the Scleral Lens Education Society (SLS), founded to educate contact lens practitioners of the science and art of prescribing all forms of scleral contact lenses.

Both organizations support public education and professional development of corneal disease detection, advancing technology and surgical and nonsurgical management. IKA and SLS are made up of international experts, educators, and lecturers from private practice, academia, government, and research, and will cohesively work to further develop global best practices and clinical recommendations to provide eye care providers the necessary tools and the most up to date resources to maximize patient success.

For more information about the International Keratoconus Academy of Eye Care Professionals, contact Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO, at sbeiden@nsvc.com or visit www.KeratoconusAcademy.com. For more information about the Scleral Lens Education Society, contact Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS, at drbarnett@ucdavis.edu or visit www.ScleralLens.org.


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