Prof James Wolffsohn Will Be Delivering An Exciting Lecture on PhotoBioModulation for the Ocular Surface

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Hanson Medical are proud to announce that Prof James Wolffsohn will be delivering an exciting lecture on PhotoBioModulation for the Ocular Surface at 100% Optical OSA Stand W330, Saturday 25th February, 12:30pm.

Lecture Title

"PhotoBioModulation for the Ocular Surface"

Lecture Teaser

Photobiomodulation is “the mechanism by which nonionising optical radiation in the visible and near-infrared spectral range is absorbed by endogenous chromophores to elicit photophysical and photochemical events at various biological scales without eliciting thermal damage”. Come and find out how it differs from Intense Pulsed Light Therapy and how you can use it in clinical practice to treat dry eye patients.


James S Wolffsohn, a Professor of Optometry at Aston University since 2000, formerly Deputy Executive Dean for Life Sciences and then associate Pro-Vice Chancellor, is the Head of the School of Optometry and also Head of the Department of Audiology. Prior to his appointment to Aston University, Professor Wolffsohn was a Clinical Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne in Australia following an Optometry degree at the University of Manchester (UMIST), training period at Moorfields Eye Hospital and a PhD at Cardiff University. His main research areas are the development and evaluation of ophthalmic instrumentation, myopia management, contact lenses, intraocular lenses, and the tear film.

He is a National Teaching Fellow, has published more than 295 full peer-reviewed papers and presented at numerous international conferences. He is the academic Chair of the British Contact Lens Association, having previously being President and was chair of the BCLA Contact Lens Evidence-based Academic Reports (CLEAR); he is on the Executive of TFOS, was a harmoniser and sub-committee chair for TFOS DEWS II & TFOS Lifestyle reports; he is the International Myopia Institute’s Chief Scientific Officer and was joint-Chair of their white papers. He holds the BCLA Medal (2021) and AAOptom Glenn Fry Award (2022).

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