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Early career members join us at Craft & Co Collingwood

Proudly supported by ALCON 

Early career optometrists are invited to register for the ECOV/SA viral keratitis and dry eye seminar featuring ophthalmologist Dr Georgia Cleary and optometrist Megan Zabell. Dr Cleary will provide an update on viral keratitis including HSV, Zoster keratitis and Adenoviral keratitis. Megan Zabell will cover the latest research and management of dry eye.

The seminar will be held at The Craft & Co, a unique brewery and distillery that also hosts a micro-dairy, cellar door, eatery, cafe and bar in Smith Street, Collingwood. A delicious three-course meal and drinks will be provided as part of the seminar. Registration is free for Optometry Victoria South Australia members.

This seminar is presented by Optometry Victoria South Australia and proudly sponsored by ALCON.

Date: Monday 25 November
Time: 6.00pm- 8.30pm
Venue: Craft & Co, 390 Smith St, Collingwood
Cost: Free to Optometry Victoria South Australia members
Catering: A sit down meal and drinks are included. Please record any special dietary requirements in your registration.
CPD: 4.5 therapeutic points are available.

Registration is essential. Register on this page or contact Optometry Victoria South Australia directly on office.vicsa@optometry.org.au or call (03) 9652 9100.

GUEST SPEAKERS

Dr Georgia Cleary

Dr Georgia Cleary is a cornea, cataract and refractive surgeon practicing in Melbourne. She attended medical school at the University of Western Australia, then trained as an ophthalmologist in London, UK. In London she completed a PhD exploring cataract surgery and intraocular lens design. Her subspecialty training in cornea and external eye disease was undertaken at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, then the Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital (RVEEH), Melbourne.

Georgia is a consultant ophthalmologist at RVEEH, where she is the Research Lead for Cataract Surgery. She works within the corneal service, and the surgical and acute ophthalmology services. She is an honorary fellow at the University of Melbourne and the Centre for Eye Research, Australia.

She is actively involved in teaching and training. Her research interests are microbial keratitis, recurrent corneal erosion syndrome and cataract surgery outcomes. She has presented her research work internationally and has received numerous prizes.

Megan Zabell

Megan Zabell graduated from the University of Melbourne as a therapeutically endorsed optometrist in 2011. She worked in a private optometry practice for 7 years and also taught pre-clinical optometry at the University of Melbourne for 4 years.

Megan has a particular interest in the treatment of dry eye, as well as fitting contact lenses, which is what drew her to join Alcon Vision Care’s Professional Affairs Team late in 2018.

Megan also enjoys volunteering her optometric skill, having done so in Vanuatu and Nepal.