Synapse Conference

25 – 28 August 2017

Zorgvliet Estate


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Final programme will be released on 1 June 2017

Contact lenses

International speaker: Paul Rose (Yes, he of the Rose K lens!)

Prosthetics and cosmetics

Ethics: Janet Early-Heystek (Advocate)

Dr Marjo Terreblanche: Botox – What it can and can’t do

Bonita Lutzka – Prosthetic contact lenses

General and ocular physiology

Dr JD Deetlefs: Allergies

Dr Johan van Wyk: Ocular surface homeostasis

Dr Piet Swanepoel: Neoplastic disease

Paul Leroy: Cloud computing, big data and analytics for the healthcare provider

What if…

We knew what caused Keratoconus? Dr Dirk Booysen

We could screen better? Priya Morjaria

We could up our game? Lizelle Loock


Cost: R4000

Banking details: FNB King William’s Town (210519)

Account: 62591491677

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Annual membership: R 700
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Banking details: FNB branch 210519 Account number 62591491677

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