24 > 26 APRIL 2024

Suntec City Exhibition and Convention Centre, Singapore


SILMO Academy

SILMO Academy is a scientific symposium that is happening for 3 days during SILMO Singapore at Suntec Singapore Exhibition and Convention Centre. CPD Points and Certificate of Attendance will be available for Optometrists and Opticians attending SILMO Academy.

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Session 1: Over 45sSupported by
01:30pm - 01:35pm

Welcome / Introduction
Elaine Grisdale (United Kingdom)

International Opticians Association

01:35pm - 02:30pm

The Psychology of the Presbyope
Prof Fiona Fylan (United Kingdom)

Leeds Beckett University

02:30pm - 03:30pm

More Than Just Aging – When Hormones Come and Go
Chui Wen Juan (Singapore)

03:30pm - 04:00pm


04:00pm - 04:45pm

How to Choose a PPL: Optical Modelling and Image Shaping – Roles in Spectacle Lens Design
Grant Hannaford (Australia)

Academy of Advanced Ophthalmic Optics

04:45pm - 05:30pm



Overcoming Barriers to Communication with New Presbyopes: Tips and Best Practices
Woon Pak Seong (Malaysia)
Vision Space Optometrist

05:30pm - 05:45pm

Panel Discussion / Q&A



Extra Practical Sessions in Lecture Theatre
10:30am - 11:30am

Frame Adjustments Practical Session

*separate registration required


Angela Mitchell (New Zealand)

Association of Dispensing Opticians of New Zealand

11:30am - 12:30pm

Why Patients Return — Discussion Workshop

*separate registration required


Fiona Anderson (United Kingdom)

Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers

Programme updated as of 4 February 2024.
The Organising Committee may, in its discretion, amend any part of the programme without prior notice.

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