DADDI FADEL - PRESIDENT
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Daddi Fadel, DOPTOM, FSLS FBCLA, is a lens designer and specialist in contact lenses. She has several peer-reviewed publications in the area of specialty contact lenses. She lectures in national and international symposia. She is the first Certified EyePrint Practitioner outside the USA and Canada. She is a reviewer for peer-reviewed journals and editor of the Journal of Contact Lens Research and Science. Fadel is the founder and first President of Academia Italiana Lenti Sclerali, a founder and the President of Euro & Austral-Asian Scleral Lenses, Council of the International Society of Contact Lens Specialists, serves on the medical advisory board of the International Keratoconus Academy and Fellow of Scleral Lens Education Society and BCLA.
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ELENA BELOUSOVA - VICE PRESIDENT
Dr. Elena Belousova, MD, PHD, is a senior lecturer on Practical and Theoretical optometry, Contact lenses and Ophthalmological Research at the NOCHU DPO Academy of Medical Optics and Optometry in Moscow. She completed her residency in ophthalmology in 2007 at the First Moscow Medical Academy by I.M. Sechenov and performed her PhD in 2011 at the Research Institute of Eye Diseases by M.M. Krasnovin. She has 13 years experience in optometry and contact lenses. She is the lead specialist for scleral lenses in the ophthalmological clinic «Krugozor» in Moscow. She is the Vice-President Euro & Austral-Asian Scleral Lens Academy and recognized contact lens expert. She publishes and lectures nationally and internationally
CARMEN ABESAMIS-DICHOSO - SECRETARY & TREASURER
Carmen Abesamis-Dichoso, OD, MAT, FIACLE, FPCO, FAAO, is an Optometrist from the Philippines. She was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Optometrist of the Year by the Optometric Association of the Philippines. Her practice focuses on Specialty Contact Lens Design and Myopia Control. She has presented several posters and lectures internationally focusing on Contact Lens Practice. She continues to go around the country lecturing and giving workshops on Myopia Management. She currently is the Treasure of the Asia Pacific Council of Optometry and represented the World Council of Optometry at the World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Conference. Her practice currently performs clinical trials on ophthalmic medical devices.
DAMON EZEKIEL - EDUCATION CHAIR
Damon Ezekiel, BOPTOM, FAAO, FCLSA, FSLS, graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Optometry in 1989. He owns and manages the specialist contact lens and general optometry practice, Ezekiel Eyes (ezekieleyes.com), in Perth, Western Australia. Damon is also a contact lens consultant to various research organizations. He regularly lectures nationally and internationally. In particular, Damon teaches the fitting of all types of rigid gas permeable contact lenses, including orthokeratology, scleral, soft bifocal, multifocal and cosmetic contact lenses. He is the President of the International Society of Contact Lens Specialists. He was awarded the prestigious Herschel Medal from the same Society. He is co-founder Euro & Austal-Asian Scleral Lens Academy.