Vision Expo West 2022 continues today with an impressive lineup of special events and education, both on and off the Show Floor. On The Show Floor, the Innovation Stage will host a series of educational panels on topics ranging from myopia management to the latest advances in virtual reality and vision therapies. The Innovation Stage kicks off today at 10:00 a.m. with the latest AREDS2 research presented by Bausch + Lomb’s Dr. Jeffry Gerson. This will be followed by a presentation from Hoya Vision Care on ways to optimize lens performance at your office.
At 11:30 a.m., the Innovation Stage will host an additional panel discussion on myopia, highlighting the latest innovations in myopia management, equipping practitioners with communication tools for parents and patients and providing insight into the perspectives and experiences of ECPs on the leading edge of myopia management.
At 12:30 p.m., Bausch + Lomb will present “A New Solution to an Old Problem (Biotrue Hydration Plus MPS),” followed by MacuHealth’s presentation on “Vitreous Antioxidants and Vitreous Floaters.”
From 2:00 pm–2:30 p.m., the Young ODs of America (YODA) will host a panel discussion about building tomorrow’s practices. They will explore innovative ways to hire and get hired.
The EYE2EYE Series returns at 2:45 p.m. on Friday with “Virtual Reality for Vision Therapies,” an exploration of how the latest advances in VR and AR are powering multi-sensory learning disability screening, diagnostic and therapy tools, for multiple visual/learning disorders. Friday’s schedule will conclude at 3:30 pm with a panel presented by the National Optometric Association (NOA) focused on addressing racial disparities.
On the party scene, The OWA Annual Networking & Raffle returns in-person this evening from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. This event is a great opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues while enjoying a traditional raffle and silent auction. The collection of Items has been generously donated by OWA’s Professional Development Sponsors. For more information, go to