Whats New at ECLA

Upcoming Events

48th European Contact Lens & Ocular Surface Congress (ECSLO)
Mandelieu La Napoule Congress Center, France September 14-15, 2018
View program here.

ECLA Symposium at AAO 2018 "Hot Topics of the Ocular Surface" October 27-30, Chicago, IL

Latest News

New Year, New Name: What’s in a Name?
Michelle K. Rhee, M.D.

Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO) has undergone an official name change to more accurately reflect its mission, current activities, and membership. We are excited to announce our new name, which matches our journal name: The Eye and Contact Lens Association (ECLA). Read more


Interview with Dr. Bruce Koffler - Contact Lens Therapy for Myopia Control

In this interview from AAO 2018, Dr. Bruce Koffler discusses contact lens therapy for myopia control. The gas permeable lenses are designed to reshape the contour of the cornea, and are worn overnight night but removed during the day. Dr. Koffler estimates that the lenses enable a 45% decrease in myopia progression, and are most suitable for children beginning at age 7. Due to its high safety profile, Dr. Koffler believes that orthokeratology represents a viable technique to curb the rising rates of myopia.

Click to watch the full interview on aao.org

Join or Renew Your ECLA Membership

The Mission of ECLA is to advance quality medical eyecare for the public by providing comprehensive ophthalmologists and other eyecare professionals with education and training in contact lenses and related eyecare science. We thank our Members and welcome new members to join us in this mission.