Contact Lens Expert Lynn Winterton is Guest on Sept. 4 ‘Power Hour’


FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – Emerging trends in contact lenses will be the focus of the September 4 edition of “The Power Hour” with insights from contact lens expert Lynn Winterton, PhD as the featured guest on the weekly online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice, a practice management company.

Winterton is the former global head of vision care research and development alliances at Alcon Laboratories. Stated Gerber, “Learn about the absolute latest contact lenses coming down the pike! Lynn Winterton has a PhD in materials science and engineering with specialties in (polymeric) biomaterial surface interactions and pharmaceutics and is responsible for leading teams that have created many of the contact lenses you fit every day. He is a founding partner with a biomaterials research firm located in Perth, Australia and is named on 54 U.S. patents. He's just returned from a meeting in Japan that talked about brand new cutting edge technology lenses and he'll be discussing that on the show. Google Glass in a contact lens? Drug delivery in a lens? Lenses that are self-disinfecting? Listen to what is sure to be a fascinating discussion.”

“The Power Hour” radio shows are sponsored by Essilor of America and VSP Global. The show, which can be heard online or by phone every Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m. E.T., is a live discussion vehicle for current practice-building events in optometry, political viewpoints and clinical topics. Listeners can dial in to “The Power Hour” from any phone at (646) 716-8746 or can listen in from any computer or smart phone. The online radio player is available here.  "Power Hour" sessions, which launched in 2012, are archived on The Power Practice site. Users can also click to listen to past shows or download segments on iTunes.