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This week, Allon Barsam imparted the latest knowledge about refractive error correction at the UK’s largest optical event. Detailing the most advanced surgical options for treating refractive error in 2017, Allon’s lecture took place at ExCel London on 6th February and was a must-see seminar for anyone working in the field.
Refractive error correction has come a long way since patients were restricted to a choice of glasses or contact lenses. Today’s options for refractive eye surgery utilise the most advanced equipment including state of the art laser technology which, combined with a high level of surgical skill, allows for unprecedented precision and an ultra-safe procedure.
Allon’s talk on refractive surgery included multimedia video and photographic content to illustrate the very latest techniques. It gave the audience an insight into the indications for each type of surgery and a good understanding of the risks, benefits and main characteristics of each option. Attendees came away with knowledge of the latest cutting edge refractive error correction techniques in 2017.
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There were many other exhibits and seminars to attend at 100% Optical, an international event for professionals in the optical industry. The event, which took place at ExCel London over three days from 4-6 February, encompassed eyewear exhibits, the latest in lens technology, a wide range of hi-tech optical equipment and business advice from leaders in the optical field. There were keynote speakers and smaller, discussion based seminars covering everything from glaucoma, myopia and paediatrics to the future of optometry and ophthalmology.
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If you would like to know more about some of the cutting edge options open to patients with refractive error conditions, our website has overviews of the main procedures.
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