Educational Video Series

Educational Video Series

VTI Educational Series for Eye Care Practitioners

VTI has created an education series for eye care practitioners from eye care practitioners. This series will feature some of the industry’s leading clinicians and researchers discussing topics relevant to practicing in today’s environment.

A Word from Peg Achenbach, OD, FAAO, Vice President, Professional Services and Clinical Science for VTI

“These informational videos from the leading clinicians and researchers in the contact lens industry offer education and insight into some of the most pertinent and cutting edge topics today. We are in the midst of an information explosion in our profession and these videos will help you stay informed and up to date in myopia, pediatric contact lens fitting, contact lens safety, and genetics. This informational series is part of our continuing commitment to the education of practitioners to raise the level of clinical excellence and increase the body of knowledge for our profession. We are excited and pleased to offer vital educational information to members of the professional community.”

Peg Achenbach
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Installment 1:

Installment 1 discusses treatment of children in clinical practice and features insights from world leading researchers and clinicians.

The State of Myopia Today (3:00 min)

A summary of thoughts from leaders from around the world:

  • Prof. Earl Smith, Researcher, University of Houston
  • Prof. Padmaja Sankaridurg, Researcher, Brien Holden Vision Institute
  • Dr. Nicola Anstice, Researcher, University of Canberra
  • Dr. Kate Gifford, Clinician-Scientist & Peer Educator
  • Dr. Sally Dillehay, Clinical Researcher & Optometrist
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The video compilation from global leaders was filmed at the OSO Conference in Australia in 2018.

Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg, Researcher, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Australia

Future Prevalence and Implications of Myopia:

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Dr. Nicola Anstice, Researcher, University of Canberra, Australia

Contact Lenses and Safety with Children:

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Disclaimer: Sally M Dillehay, OD, EdD serves as a consultant to Visioneering Technologies, Inc. and is the former Chief Medical Officer, Vice President, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs for VTI. 

Coming Soon…

The company will continue to expand the series with more on managing children and presbyopic adults in practice, featuring these well-known clinicians and researchers:

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Professor Lyndon Jones
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Tom Arnold, OD, FSLS
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Jeffrey Cooper, MS, OD, FAAO, Professor Emeritus SUNY College of Optometry
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Brett O’Connor, OD, FAAO
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Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLA, Visiting Scholar, University of California, School of Optometry

This information may describe uses for multifocal contact lenses that have not been approved or cleared by the FDA for use in the United States.

NaturalVue® (etafilcon A) Multifocal Indications For Use

United States:
NaturalVue® (etafilcon A) Multifocal Daily Disposable Soft (Hydrophilic) Contact Lenses are indicated for daily wear for the correction of refractive ametropia (myopia and hyperopia) and/or presbyopia in aphakic and/or non-aphakic persons with non-diseased eyes in powers from -20.00 to +20.00 diopters and with non-diseased eyes who may require a reading addition of up to +3.00D. The lenses may be worn by persons who exhibit astigmatism of 2.00 diopters or less that does not interfere with visual acuity.

Europe and Australia and New Zealand:
NaturalVue® (etafilcon A) Multifocal Daily Disposable Soft (Hydrophilic) Contact Lenses are indicated for daily wear for the correction of refractive ametropia (myopia and hyperopia) and/or presbyopia, and myopia progression control in aphakic and/or non-aphakic persons with non-diseased eyes in powers from -20.00 to +20.00 dioptres and with non-diseased eyes who may require a reading addition of up to +3.00D. The lenses may be worn by persons who exhibit astigmatism of 2.00 dioptres or less that does not interfere with visual acuity.

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