World Council of Optometry Hosts Landmark Myopia Management Virtual Event Focused on Latin America

February 9, 2024

As part of its efforts to further the adoption of myopia management as the standard of care, the World Council of Optometry (WCO), in partnership with CooperVision, presents its first Latin America-based virtual event, “Myopia Management: From Theory to Practice,” February 20, 22, 27, and 29 2024.

The virtual event will be held entirely in Spanish and divided into four 90-minute sessions over the four days, starting at 6 p.m. in Central America, 7 p.m. in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, and 9 p.m. in Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile on February 20, 22, 27, and 29. Registration is required but is free for those who wish to attend.

Speakers include:

• Sandra S. Block, OD, MEd, MPH, FAAO, Dipl AAO, FCOVD, FNAP, ARVO, from the U.S.

• Carlos Chacón, OD, MSc, from Ecuador

• Edgar Dávila-García, OD, FSLS, FIACLE, NCLE-AC, from Puerto Rico

• Elise Kramer, OD, FAAO, FSLS, FBCLA, from the U.S.

• Angel Macedo, Mg. Optom, Lic T.M., from Peru

• Nelson Merchán, OD, MSc., PhD, FIACLE, FAAO, from Colombia

• Andrea Monteleone, OD, MEd, from Argentina

• Leonardo Orjuela, OD, from Colombia

• Héctor Hugo Páez, OD, from Colombia

• David Pinero, PhD, from Spain

• Ricardo Pintor, OD, FIACLE, from Latin America

• Nikolas Rosse, TMOC, from Chile

• Alejandro Tapia, OD, from Colombia

• Ariolfo Vazquez, OD, FSLS, FIACLE, from Ecuador

To learn more about the full slate of speakers, and to register to attend the event, click the link here.



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