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Like many event organisers around the world, the Netherlands Contact Lens Congress (NCC) board was faced with the huge responsibility of making a decision on how to proceed given the unprecedented situation that is COVID-19. The decision was made to postpone the upcoming ‘NCC2020 – Beyond 2020’ Clinical Conference. Our two winners of The Optical Foundation’s...

The Optical Foundation is pleased to announce the two winners of The Optical Foundation’s 2020 Frans Oosterhof Travel Grant to attend the 2020 Netherlands Contact Lens Congress (NCC) in Veldhoven, Netherlands. The travel grant includes: Return flights from Accra to Schiphol and return transport to Veldhoven Hotel accommodation Registration for the NCC 2020 Daily food allowance ...

In the lead up to our 2019’s Lecturing Tour, here are some highlights from our 2015 Lecturing Tour. Professor Eric Papas presented at two universities in Ghana (University of Cape Coast and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) and at the Ghanaian Optometric Association in Accra. His presentation included work published from the Tear Film...

Eyecare in Ghana is continually evolving each year as new students graduate in the field of optometry from either of the Optometry Schools at the universities in Ghana. However, there is still an enormous shortage of eyecare specialists in Ghana and there are still large pockets of the population for whom eyecare is out of...