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Visiting The Contact Lens Museum in Forest Grove, OR



During CEwire2020, Drs. Paul Farkas & Adam Farkas along with Gretchyn Bailey, Editor in Chief of Optometry Times, visited the recently-opened Contact Lens Museum in Forest Grove, OR!

Curator Patrick Caroline gave us the story of how the museum came about, and then a big tour of the artifacts and the history of contact lenses (Paul of course had a bunch of stories about the stuff we saw... as well as his ingenius idea in the 1980s for using contraceptive sponges to clean contact lenses. Yes, really!)

Anyone who is interested in contact lenses and history should check out the video, and remember: if you have old contact lens related materials, the museum is always interested in donations! Visit their web site:

https://www.thecontactlensmuseum.org/

[Discuss the visit & the museum here]
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Dr. Adam Farkas Given CLMA Recognition Award for ODwire & CEwire

Dr. Adam W. Farkas at GSLS2020

At the Global Specialty Lens Symposium (GSLS) 2020 in Las Vegas, Dr. Adam Farkas was one of two recipients (along with Gretchyn Bailey) to receive an Honorary Recognition Award from the Contact Lens Manufacturers Association.

The award was "In Appreciation for a Lifetime of Dedication and Service to the Contact Lens Industry", through Dr. Farkas' work at ODwire.org, the CEwire series of education events, and the production of the virtual specialty lens conference GPLIwire.

During his acceptance speech, Dr. Farkas dedicated his award to his father, Dr. Paul Farkas, who "fit his first contact lenses in the 1950s, and somehow still manages to show up at his desk every day to keep us focused and in the right direction. He's the heart of what we do."

He also thanked the doctors who make use of ODwire and CEwire's services, as "we would be nothing without them. I can push all the right buttons, but without them there is no site."

full list of honorees has been posted to the CLMA web site.
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CEwire2020 is Coming! 60 COPE Credits, $189

CEwire2020: 60 COPE Credits, $189

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CEwire is back!  This year's conference is our biggest ever, with 60 COPE-Approved CE credits on a wide variety of topics -- including narcotics, OSD, myopia control, glaucoma, emergency eye care, ocular nutrition, retinal issues, traumatic brain injuries, legal & practice management issues, and more!

We also have our largest-ever virtual exhibit hall, with a vendors offering exclusive conference discounts!

At $189 CEwire2020 is the best CE value in eye care.

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