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SILMO Academy 2018

The 9th Scientific symposium's program

Sunday 30th, September 2018

This year the conferences will be exclusively in French (no translation)

Silmo Academy, entry to Hall 6, Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord - Villepinte

VISION and GROWTH (0 to 20 years of age)

1rst SESSION from 10 am to 13 pm

Eye maturation and development of the visual function

10:00 a.m. The neurophysiological aspects of vision development and eye maturation in the early years of life by Dr Emmanuel BUI QUOC, Ophthalmologist
The development of stereoscopy in the era of 3D technology by Fabienne JONQUA, Orthoptist
Screening of vision disorders in nursery school and primary school by Charlotte CREUX, Orthoptist

11:15 a.m. Break – Tour of posters

11:35 a.m. Evolution of ametropia: myth or reality? by Dr Christophe ORSSAUD, Ophthalmologist

The optical techniques for curbing myopia:

  • Contact lenses by Pascale DAUTHUILE, Optician - Optometrist
  • Glasses lenses by Christian FRANCHI and Bich TRINH, Opticians

The connected child by Prof. Christian CORBE, Ophthalmologist

1:00 p.m. Independent lunch – tour of posters

2nd SESSION from 2:30 pm

Vision and growth : what are the dysfunctions ?

2:30 p.m. Ocular movements during reading in healthy and pathological children by Maria Pia BUCCI, Neurosciences researcher
The benefit of filters for the dyslexic child by Hortense CHATARD, Orthoptist
Visual attention in hyperactive children: re-education by Simona CALDANI, Clinical psychologist
Treatment of amblyopia by Dr Matthieu ROBERT, Ophtalmologist
Treatment of the partially-sighted child by Dr Béatrice LEBAIL, Ophthalmologist
What visual aid is best for the partially-sighted child? by Agnès BARRETO, Optician

4:30 p.m. Break – Tour of posters

4:50 p.m. Presentation of work achieved in the framework of the 2017 Grant by Samantha STRONG, Beneficiary
5:20 p.m. Awards ceremony for the 2018 Grant and Best Poster Prize 

*This programme is subject to change 

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If you have not been able to attend the previous conferences, you can consult the programs and abstracts of past editions.

2017 : DAZZLE
2016 : READING

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