Continuous Professional Development

Optometry Professional Development Workshop: an ASCO - IVI initiative

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IVI, in association with ASCO, organized a two day professional development workshop on Binocular and Low Vision at the Chitkara University in Chandigarh on 31 May and 1 June, 2014. 

Nearly 40 optometry practitioners, educators and students participated in sessions for both the specializations: Binocular and Low vision. 

Professor Aditya Goyal, Principal- Sankara College of Optometry, Bangalore facilitated the session on Binocular vision, while Professor Prema Chande, Principal- Lotus College of Optometry, Mumbai facilitated the session on Low vision. The workshop included presentations on identification of binocular vision disorders, classification of binocular vision anomalies, introduction to low vision, evaluation of a low vision patient and prescription. 

Both the sessions of the workshop included hands-on training and concluded with distribution of certificates. 

IVI acknowledges the support of Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation and Optometry Giving Sight in funding the program.