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enVision 24th Annual Optometry Conference

  • 08 Dec 2019
  • 18 CPD Points*
  • Sydney, NSW

Once again, our annual optometry conference in Sydney was a huge success! We’d like to say thanks to all who attended, as well as guest speaker Associate Professor Clare Fraser and our NSW doctors. Everyone enjoyed the excellent presentations, great food and collegiate environment – we’re excited to do it all again in 2020!

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Up to 18 CPD points have been applied for, including some therapeutic points.


Associate Professor Clare Fraser

A/Prof Clare Fraser is a leading ophthalmologist who is heavily involved in research and is a Neuro-Ophthalmology Society of Australia (NOSA) committee member. In addition to her private practice in Sydney, she is a Visiting Medical Officer at both Sydney Eye Hospital and Liverpool Hospital. She holds the title of Associate Professor of Neuro-ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.

A/Prof Fraser is on the Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology editorial boards and has been published more than 90 times in peer-reviewed journals. Her research has won several international awards including the North American Neuro-Ophthalmic Society prize for the best research presentation (2005, 2006, 2011) and their pilot grant award in 2018.

We are delighted to have A/Prof Fraser join us at this year’s enVision conference, where she will explore the fascinating area of visual illusions and hallucinations (with a focus on symptoms and causes). She will also present on the potential causes and clinical management of swollen optic discs.

The line-up also features prominent Vision Eye Institute doctors, who will present on a wide range of topics from cataract surgery in Vietnam to the latest developments in vision correction.

Registrations have closed – for enquires regarding late registration contact optometryadmin@vei.com.au .

Conference Partner

*CPD points have been applied for.


  • Detecting glaucoma progression
    Dr Mark Jacobs
  • There’s something in my eye! Foreign bodies and corneal abrasions (T)
    Dr Athena Roufas
  • A collaborative approach to presbyopia-correcting IOLs (T)
    A/Prof Tim Roberts
  • SMILE – the first five years
    Prof Gerard Sutton
  • An approach to swollen optic discs | Visual illusions and hallucinations
    A/Prof Clare Fraser
  • Pregnancy and the eye: facts and myths (T)
    Dr David Ng
  • Medico-legal cases
    Dr Simon Chen
  • When refractive surgery gets tough (T)
    A/Prof Colin Chan

Sunday 08 Dec 2019

Time 8:00 am–4:30 pm
Where International Convention Centre Sydney
14 Darling Drive Sydney NSW
Getting there Close to public transport
Plenty of parking available
Event coordinator login@wellmark.com.au
Payment information Standard registration: $139
Student or recent grad*: $59

*Completed optometry degree in 2017 or 2018.
Registrations are currently closed


  • Dr Mark Jacobs

    Dr Jacobs is an experienced general ophthalmologist who treats a range of eye conditions, including glaucoma, cataracts and pterygium.

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  • Dr Athena Roufas

    Dr Athena Roufas is a cataract, corneal and glaucoma specialist. She has expertise in complex cataract removals, corneal transplantation, collagen cross-linking, dry eye, trabeculectomy and glaucoma drainage devices.

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  • A/Prof Tim Roberts

    A/Prof Roberts is Medical Director of Vision Eye Institute and a highly regarded cataract and glaucoma specialist.

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  • Prof Gerard Sutton

    Prof Sutton is one of Australia’s leading ophthalmic surgeons and is an internationally recognised expert in cataract surgery, laser vision correction and corneal transplantation. He is Professor of Corneal and Refractive Surgery at Sydney Medical School and Medical Director of the Lions NSW Eye Bank.

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  • A/Prof Clare Fraser

    Dr Clare Fraser is an ophthalmologist specialising in neuro-ophthalmology, strabismus and visual electrodiagnostics. She is a consultant Visiting Medical Officer at both Sydney Eye Hospital and Liverpool Hospital and is also in private practice in Sydney. She holds the title of Associate Professor of Neuro-ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.

  • Dr David Ng

    Dr Ng is a general ophthalmologist with a special interest in laser cataract surgery, glaucoma, eyelid lesions, pterygium and medical diseases of the retina, including diabetic retinopathy.

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  • Dr Simon Chen

    Dr Simon Chen is a highly experienced ophthalmic surgeon who dedicates his practice to the treatment of retinal disease and cataract surgery.

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  • A/Prof Colin Chan

    Dr Colin Chan is a refractive, cataract and corneal surgeon with more than 16 years of experience. He is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra and an internationally recognised expert in vision correction.

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