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Scientific symposium programme

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Programme for the 9th Scientific symposium 

Sunday 30 September 2018

This year the conferences will be exclusively in French, (no translation)

Silmo Academy, entry to Hall 6, Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord - Villepinte

VISION and GROWTH (0 to 20 years of age)

10:00 a.m. The neurophysiological aspects of vision development and eye maturation in the early years of life by Prof. Emmanuel Bui Quoc, Ophthalmologist

The development of stereoscopy in the era of 3D technology by Fabienne Jonqua, Orthoptist

Screening of vision disorders in nursery school and primary school by Charlotte Creux, Orthoptist

11:15 a.m. Break – Tour of posters

11:35 a.m. Evolution of ametropia: myth or reality? by Dr Christophe Orssaud, Ophthalmologist

The optical techniques for curbing myopia:

  • Contact lenses by Brigitte Couture, Optician - Optometrist
  • Glasses lenses by Christian Franchi and Bich Trinh

The connected child by Prof. Christian Corbe, Ophthalmologist

1:00 p.m. Independent lunch – tour of posters

2:30 p.m. Ocular movements during reading in healthy and pathological children by Maria Pia Bucci, Neurosciences researcher

The benefit of filters for the dyslexic child by Hortense Chatard, Orthoptist

Visual attention in hyperactive children: re-education by Simona Caldani, Neurosciences researcher

Treatment of amblyopia by Dr Matthieu Robert, Ophtalmologist

Treatment of the partially-sighted child by Dr Béatrice Lebail, Ophthalmologist

What visual aid is best for the partially-sighted child? by Agnès Barreto, Optician

4:30 p.m. Break – Tour of posters

4:50 p.m. Presentation of work achieved in the framework of the 2017 Grant by Samantha Strong, Beneficiary

5:20 p.m. Awards ceremony for the 2018 Grant and Best Poster Prize 

5:30 p.m. End of symposium

SILMO Academy, place of improvement of knowledge and exchange on different aspects of the vision and its compensation is recognized by Continuing Professional Training. Each participant can enroll in the framework of the Continuous Professional Development of Health Professions that became mandatory since January 2013.

*This programme is subject to change 

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If you have not been able to attend the previous conferences, you can consult the programs and abstracts of past editions.

2017 : DAZZLE

2016 : READING



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