Tokyo Delivers: International Myopia Conference (IMC) 2019

Dr Sekar Ulaganathan (right) from QUT, Brisbane QLD, meeting with Dr Ranjay Chakroborty from Univ of Flinders, Adelaide, SA, during a IMC Poster presentation session.
Swee Chai Teoh presenting her poster titled ‘The effect of diffuse blur on contrast sensitivity and visual acuity’ at 2019 IMC Meeting in Tokyo, Japan.

The QUT Contact lens and Visual Optics Laboratory (CLVOL) was well-represented in Tokyo, Japan in September, with 8 members from the lab attending the 2019 International Myopia Conference (IMC) Meeting. The IMC Meeting is the largest myopia conference held on an international platform and this year, 8 CLVOL members were able to witness first-hand, exciting and pioneering myopia research. This year the meeting was held as a 4 day long weekend event, beginning on 12 September and concluding on 15 September.

QUT CLVOL researcher staff attending the 2019 IMC Meeting were: Michael Collins, Scott Read, Emily Pieterse, Brett Davis, Fan Yi, Hosein Yazdi, Sekar Ulaganathan, along with CLVOL HDR student, Swee Chai Teoh. During the meeting, 6 posters and 1 talk, all highlighting recent research undertaken in the lab, were presented by CLVOL members to fellow myopia researchers.

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