Episode 25: Advanced Ortho-K Workshop w/Cary Herzberg & Marino Formenti

Join Dr. Weshefsky of Carolina Forest Eyecare and guests Marino Formenti, OD, FIAO - Chair, EuroK & Cary Herzberg, OD, FIAO - Chair, IAO and AAOMC as they preview their upcoming Advanced Ortho-K Workshop which is being offered at the Vision by Design conference this April 5th in Dallas.  In addition to the mechanics of designing the optimum myopia control Ortho K lens, Cary and Marino will tell us about their multifaceted holistic approach to combat the myopia epidemic that has become increasingly prevalent.


Dr. Herzberg has been in practice for more then thirty years. He completed his Bachelor of Science Degree and his Doctor of Optometry Degree from Illinois College of Optometry in 1969 and 1971. Dr. Herzberg is a leader in the field of contact lenses . A member of the advisory board of RGPLI, design consultant to C and H and co-inventor of the macrolens "elite" and "ok" contact lenses. Dr. Herzberg is President of the American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control (formerly the OAA), Orthokeratology chair of the AOA Contact Lens Section, and an advisory board member of the PRIO corporation. More About Cary


Dr. Formenti graduated from University of Montreal, School of Optometry. He is actually practicing the profession of Optometry both in Canada and in Italy. Since the beginning, Myopia Control has been a milestone of his practice. He is a fellow of the IAO. Marino is contract professor of Optometry at the University of Padova, Dept. of Physics, School of Science. He has been President of the Italian Academy of Orthokeratology - AIOK for three terms and is actually the President of the European Academy of Orthokeratology - EurOK and Vice-President of the International Academy of Orthokeratology.
He is lecturing worldwide on myopia control topics.

Bonus Episode 1: The Power Practice, Supercharge Your Practice, and Vision By Design 2016

Bonus Episode 1: The Power Practice, Supercharge Your Practice, and Vision By Design 2016

Recently Dr. Nick Despotidis had the opportunity to turn the tables on Gary Gerber and interview him on what makes practitioners successful.  In this rebroadcast you will learn about Gary Gerber, The Power Practice, Supercharge Your Practice, and Vision by Design 2016.

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Episode 21: EyeSpace

Episode 21: EyeSpace

Now available in America, EyeSpace is an easy to use software program for rigid contact lens design and simulation. It imports data from your corneal topographer, and uses that information to design a rigid contact lens. It can be used to fit our specialty lens designs, to design your own lens, and as an educational tool.  Join us for a discussion with two of the founders, Dr. Jagrut Lallu and Dr. Charl Laas.

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Episode 20: Soft Lenses for Myopia Control With Dr. Thomas Aller

Episode 20:  Soft Lenses for Myopia Control With Dr. Thomas Aller

Dr. Thomas Aller is one of the world's leading authorities on the use of soft multifocal lenses for myopia control.  Join us for a discussion that begins with the history of soft lenses for myopia control, the results of randomized clinical trials and concludes with a glimpse into the future of refractive error regulation with new soft lens designs.

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Episode 19: Dr. Kyle Jones Interview

Episode 19: Dr. Kyle Jones Interview

We continue with a practice management theme in this episode with guest host Dr. Nick Despotidis, speaking to Dr. Kyle Jones about the challenges that he has faced in growing his Ortho K practice. Dr. Jones speaks about some of the specific techniques that he has used to market his Orthokeratology services and how he has succeeded in growing this area of his practice to a demographic that is primarily non-Asian.  The valuable lessons that Kyle shares in this talk will help you to grow your Ortho K practice.

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Episode 18: Dr. Nick Despotidis and Dr. Eileen Lo

Episode 18: Dr. Nick Despotidis and Dr. Eileen Lo

Practice management with Dr. Nick Despotidis and Dr. Eileen Lo. Dr. Lo, who attended the "Supercharge Your Practice" seminar at the Vision By Design conference, talks about the issues that she faced in growing her Ortho-K practice and how she overcame them.  She offers valuable insight into the issues that all Ortho-K practitioners have to contend with.

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