BIPOK (British I do Pacific Orthokeratology and Myopia control Academy)

After the first two immensely successful conferences, Masterclass Optometry, a unique Education initiative, for upgrading the optometric profession in India along with BIPOK (British Indo Pacific Orthokeratology & Myopia Control Academy) organised a three days feast of knowledge, skills, fun and networking in form of a residential international conference dedicated to contact lenses – KNOWLEDGE FEST INTERNATIONAL.

This unique residential conference was organised at the Bogamllo’s Beach Resort, Goa from 23 to 25 February 2018 and was attended by over 160 delegates. The conference was accredited by the Optometry Council of India (OCI) for 24 credits. It was generously supported by contact lens industry from India and overseas. Among the sponsors were: Bausch + Lomb India, Alcon, Johnson & Johnson Vision, Euclid, Paragon vision sciences and Boston materials.

In the first two days witnessed a plethora of eminent international and Indian speakers sharing their knowledge, wisdom and experience about regular and specialty contact lenses. The third day was dedicated to the current hot topic – Orthokeratology & Myopia Control. Key attractions • •  FIRST time in India – Residential conference dedicated to contact lenses FIRST time in India – British Indo Pacific Orthokeratology Myopia Control Academy (BIPOK) conducting a dedicated session on Ortho K

FIRST time in India – ‘Simulation of in-clinic discussions’ A unique concept of having a Contact lens clinic set up next to the stage to see the role plays of speakers’ take away messages for better retention. This clinic was set up by platinum sponsor Bausch + Lomb, India.