Eye 360 Annual Optometry Conference

19 Aug 2018
  • 19 Aug 2018
  • 19.5 CPD Points* ( 9T)
  • Albert Park, VIC

Eye 360 is over for another year! Click here for conference roundup and take-home messages.

With a full house at a stunning new venue, our 8th Eye 360 conference was a huge success. Thanks always to Diana Awad for organising the event, all those who braved the wild weather to attend and also to our presenters on the day. We look forward to seeing you in 2019!


Infection and optometric practice: what you don’t know could hurt you

Dr Kate Clezy (NSW)

Dr Clezy is an infectious diseases specialist physician with a long-standing interest in infection prevention and control, particularly with staff engagement and ensuring patient safety programs have prevention measures.

Dr Clezy is the Director of Infectious Diseases at the Prince of Wales Hospital; Consultant to Infection Prevention and Control, Clinical Governance Unit for the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District; and Clinical Advisor to the Healthcare Associated Infection program, Clinical Excellence Commission for NSW Health. As part of these roles, she is a member and chair of several statewide advisory and infection-control committees.


Demystifying post-cataract-surgery symptoms and signs

Dr Patrick Versace (NSW)

Dr Versace is one of Australia’s leading refractive surgeons and is continually involved in trialling and developing new treatments and technology, allowing him to stay up to date with the latest advances in vision correction.

As well as practicing at Vision Eye Institute Bondi Junction and Hurstville clinics, Dr Versace is Senior Staff Specialist Ophthalmologist at the Prince of Wales Hospital and Clinical Lecturer at the University of New South Wales.


*CPD points have been applied for.


  • Allergic eye disease
  • Managing complications after corneal cross-linking: a practical approach
    Dr Alex Ioannidis
  • Putting patients first: optometry management of ocular inflammation
    Dr Nima Pakrou
  • An update on MIGS
    Dr Uday Bhatt
  • Post-operative therapeutics – how solid is the evidence with regards to our everyday practice?
    Dr Lewis Levitz
  • Ocular hypertension today
    Dr Joe Reich AM
  • Refractive surgery: advanced options
    Dr Abi Tenen
  • Recognising optic disc changes in acquired optic neuropathies
    Dr Raj P Pathmaraj
  • Catch and patch – plugging a hole in the cornea!
    Prof Rasik Vajpayee
  • Retinal vascular occlusions and management options
    Dr Eric Mayer
  • Flash the floaters
    Dr Devinder Chauhan

Sunday 19 Aug 2018

Time 8:00am–5:00pm
Where The Park Melbourne
36 Lakeside Drive Albert Park Victoria
Getting there Ample on-site parking (Parks Victoria ticketing)
Event coordinator sharedvision@visioneyeinstitute.com.au
Registrations are currently closed


  • Dr Alex Ioannidis

    Dr Alex Ioannidis is a comprehensive anterior segment surgeon, with extensive experience in the treatment of cataracts, corneal conditions and glaucoma. He offers the latest diagnostic and surgical technology, including laser cataract surgery, premium intraocular lenses, MIGS and corneal collagen cross-linking.

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  • Dr Nima Pakrou

    Dr Nima Pakrou is an experienced ophthalmologist, with expertise across a range of eye conditions. Dr Pakrou’s subspecialties include medical retinal diseases (e.g. macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy), cataract surgery (including complex cataract surgery), eyelid (lacrimal) surgery and intraocular inflammation (e.g. uveitis).

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  • Dr Uday Bhatt

    Dr Uday Bhatt is a highly experienced cataract, refractive and corneal ophthalmologist with expertise in laser cataract surgery, intraocular lenses, LASIK, ASLA, RLE, keratoconus, pterygium and recurrent corneal erosions. He also treats glaucoma and performs eyelid surgery.

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  • Dr Lewis Levitz

    Dr Lewis Levitz is a highly experienced general ophthalmologist, with a special interest in conventional and laser cataract surgery and the latest lens technology. Dr Levitz also has a special interest in reconstructive eyelid surgery (oculoplastics), including eyelid correction, repair and reconstruction, and management of eyelid cancers.

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  • Dr Joe Reich AM

    Dr Joseph Reich is a highly experienced cataract and refractive surgeon. Dr Reich specialises in LASIK, ASLA/PRK, cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange and has extensive experience with multifocal and toric lenses. Dr Reich performs complex cataract surgery on patients with co-occurring eye diseases, such as keratoconus, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.

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  • Dr Abi Tenen

    Dr Abi Tenen is a well respected ophthalmic surgeon, whose expertise includes LASIK, PRK/ASLA, implantable contact lens, refractive lens exchange, keratoconus and collagen cross-linking, intracorneal rings and inlays, pterygium removal and cataract surgery with premium lens implants. With experience in a broad range of refractive-based procedures, she is able to offer patients customised care plans.

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  • Dr Raj P Pathmaraj

    Dr Raj Pathmaraj is a comprehensive ophthalmologist with significant experience treating a broad range of ophthalmic conditions, including dry eye, red eye and ocular surface diseases. He is an expert in cataract and refractive surgery, and offers his patients laser cataract surgery. Dr Pathmaraj also specialises in glaucoma and other optic nerve diseases, with expertise in laser surgery for glaucoma.

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  • Prof Rasik Vajpayee

    Professor Rasik Vajpayee is a highly respected ophthalmologist who has previously served as Head of Cornea and Cataract Surgery at the University of Melbourne. His significant expertise as a cataract, corneal and refractive surgeon includes laser cataract surgery, complex cataract surgery, keratoconus, Fuchs’ dystrophy, pterygium, corneal transplantations and laser eye surgery for vision correction.

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  • Dr Eric Mayer

    Dr Eric Mayer is a retinal specialist and provides both medical and surgical treatment of conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, retinal vein occlusion and macular hole. He has expertise in vitreoretinal surgery, laser treatment and eye (intravitreal) injections. Dr Mayer also performs traditional and laser cataract surgery.

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  • Dr Devinder Chauhan

    Dr Devinder Chauhan treats all retinal conditions, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, retinal detachment, posterior vitreous detachment, epiretinal membrane and macular hole. He provides medical and surgical treatment and routinely combines retinal operations with cataract surgery.

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