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  Session Saturday, 28th Abril 2018
8:00 Registration
9:00 Inaugural Session Opening session
Exmo. Senhor Reitor da Universidade do Minho
Exmo. Presidente da Escola de Ciências da Universidade do Minho
Exmo. Sr Diretor do Centro de Fisica
Exmo. Sr Diretor do Departamento de Fisica



Function and Future of the Optometrist in Europe and Latin Countries
Carlos Luis Saona Santos

Optometry in Mozambique
Sergio Latorre-Arteaga

11:10 Coffee-Break / Exhibition
11:30 Miopia Is Modern Life Bad for Children’s Eyes? NICER study
Kathryn Saunders
12:00 Myopia and pathology – what’s the magic number?  
Patrick Richardson
12:30 Myopia control – introducing myopia control into your practice. 
Patrick Richardson
13:00 Lunch / Exhibition
14:30 Visual Therapy Scientific Evidence of Visual Therapy
David Pablo Piñero Llorens
15:15 Phototherapy, Photosens and multisensory therapies; Other allies in the visual therapy consultation
Marisol Garcia Rubio
16:00 Coffee-Break / Exhibition
16:30 Contact lenses Regression of the orthokeratological effect. And now… What can we do?
Francisco Sañudo Buitrago
17:15 Will the contact lenses business be profitable in spite of the internet sale?
Vicente Luis Alós Matheu, Francisco Sañudo Buitrago


"Reading People"

Event sponsored by GrandVision - Portugal

Alexandre Monteiro

  Session Sunday, 29th April 2018
8:30 Registration
9:00 Free Sessions The prevalence of myopia and high myopia by age in a clinical northern population in Portugal
Soraia Sousa, Jorge Jorge
Automated kinetic perimetry in ophthalmic pathologies with genetic origin.
Diana Maria Morais de Almeida
Refractive and biometric parameters in a Portuguese population of 850 young adults who entered the University of Minho in 2017
Ana R. Vaz et al
Effect of the environmental stress on the ocular surface temperature
Nery García-Porta et al
Six-month Performance of Scleral Contact Lenses: Visual Acuity, Comfort and Handling Perspective
Rute J. Macedo-de-Araújo et al
Objective measurement of astigmatism induced by decentration of a bifocal contact lens
António Miranda et al
Influence of physical activity on visual skills in soccer players
Carlos Baptista; Jorge Jorge
10:00 Clinical cases Study of endothelial morphology in patients with Diabetes Mellitus type 2
Tiago, JF, Monteiro, P., Brardo, F.
About vision recovery in a case of uncompensated keratoconus
Edgar Conceição, Patrícia Lopes, Ivo Soares
Preliminary Results on Rehabilitation of Vision using Scleral Supported Contact Lenses after Keratoconus Surgery and Advanced Keratoconus
Ana Rita Silva, Filipe Esteves, José Salgado-Borges
11:00 Coffee-Break / Exhibition
11:30 Neuro Optometry Evaluation exams in neuroptometry
Matilde Mora Valencia

Rehabilitation techniques in neuroptometry
Matilde Mora Valencia
13:00 Lunch / Exhibition
14:30 Intraocular lenses Optics of intraocular lenses for presbyopia
Miguel Ribeiro
15:00 The role of the optometrist in pre and post surgical evaluation
Santiago Escandon
15:30 PHAKIC ICL LENSES: advantages and disadvantages of their use in 2018
Miguel Sousa Neves
16:30 Awards and Certificates Ceremony
17:00 Conference End
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