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Malaga 2013: European Academy, ECOO, WCO and the Spanish General Council of Optometry


19 - 21 April 2013

Location: Malaga, Spain

Join professionals from around the world in Malaga, Spain, and attend several important optometric and optics events in one city – network, share, inspire and learn from each other.

European Academy of Optometry and Optics

The Academy’s annual conference will bring together key decision-makers, influencers, educators and researchers from around the world to discuss and share the latest research and best-practice relating to optics, optometry and vision sciences.

The conference will feature lectures, clinical workshops, discussion forums and case studies from international experts, alongside a range of poster presentations.

European Council of Optometry and Optics

The ECOO spring meeting will bring delegates and interested parties together for the organisation's General Assembly and a series of meetings that will offer a range of presentations, updates on on-going activities and discussion forums.

World Council of Optometry

The General Delegates’ Meeting will unite professionals to discuss eye care issues in WCO’s six world regions. WCO will use the meeting to update delegates on the work of the organisation’s various committees and scope of practice around the world.

Spanish General Council of Optometry

Malaga 2013 will also host the Spanish General Council of Optometry’s National Conference, OPTOM Meeting Malaga. The conference will address one of the important issues in visual health sciences: the relationship between vision and ageing. The event will focus on the evolution of visual status over time, with particular emphasis on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and glaucoma.

Sessions included will cover description of pathologies, roundtable discussion, clinical diagnostic procedures, treatment techniques and low vision rehabilitation.

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