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Expert speakers headline Zeiss webinar series 

Zeiss is offering Australian eyecare professionals a free weekly webinar series, including a live Q&A, on advanced biometry and its impact on cataract surgery outcomes.

Going live every Wednesday at 7.30pm (AEST) from 20 May to 17 June, four guest speakers will be discussing key topics related to biometry.

The series is aimed at ophthalmologists and orthoptists, who are primarily involved in the cataract planning process, but optometrists can also participate.

Ms Jacqui Hannah, applications and equipment specialist in surgical ophthalmology at Zeiss Australia and New Zealand, will be hosting and co-presenting the series.

“Each week we will be joined by an expert guest speaker, who will share their experience on a series of specific topics regarding biometry and other important cataract surgery planning considerations,” the company stated.

“At the conclusion of each live presentation there will be an opportunity for audience members to participate through a live Q&A feed.”

In the first webinar on 20 May, Dr Judy Ku will discuss accurate biometry measurements. Ku is a sub-specialist in both glaucoma and corneal and refractive surgery. She is a consultant at OKKO Eye Specialist Centre in Brisbane.

Mr Chris Hodge, clinical research coordinator at Vision Eye Institute, is the guest speaker for the second webinar on 27 May. He will be presenting on corneal topography and corneal wavefront technology.

Dr Ben LaHood’s presentation will focus on angle kappa and IOL selection, and formulas and posterior corneal astigmatism, on 3 and 10 June, respectively. From the Eye Institute in Auckland, LaHood specialises in refractive and anterior segment surgery with a focus on toric and multifocal lenses.

In the final webinar in the five-week series, on 17 June, Dr John Males will draw on his experience as a corneal, cataract and refractive surgeon to discuss laser vision correction calculations.

Males has consultant positions at Sydney Eye and Concord Hospitals, is a clinical senior lecturer at the University of Sydney and is in private practice in the Sydney CBD and Liverpool.

Click here to register.