VisPEP 2024 is held under the honorary patronage of the Rector of the University of Warsaw.

HOYA Lens Poland is a platinum sponsor of the conference.

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Day 1, Friday, March 15, 2024

12:00-13:00 Registration


13:00 Bruce Evans. Incomitancy – Interactive Video Quiz [Room BX.XX]

14:00 Aiga Svede, Evita Kassaliete, Zane Jansone-Langina and Karola Panke. Accommodation evaluation and near vision disorders [Room BX.XX]

15:00 Tomasz Suliński. Dry eye in optometrist's practice [Room BX.XX]

16:00-17:30 and 17:30-19:00 HOYA Lens Poland Measuring the assembly parameters of spectacle lenses using the latest stationary and mobile devices [Room BX.XX]

16:00-17:30 and 17:30-19:00 HOYA Lens Poland Examination of patients for myopia progression control [Room BX.XX]

Day 2, Saturday, March 16, 2024

8:00-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:30 Welcome

SESSION 1: Technologies in Optometric Practice I, Chair: Tatjana Pladere

9:30-10:15 Keynote lecture: Rigmor Baraas. Ethical and inclusive utilisation of XR technologies

10:15-10:45 Coffee break

SESSION 2: Technologies in Optometric Practice II, Chair: Jacek Pniewski

10:45-11:00 Karola Panke. Beyond educational benefits: Evaluating visual function and ocular symptoms following indirect ophthalmoscopy training in extended reality

11:00-11:15 Nicola Rizzieri. Retinal Fundus Segmentation with the newest state-of-the-art computer vision model YOLOv8

11:15-11:30 Marcelina Sobczak. Small retinal vessels’ dilation during full-field flicker stimulation

11:30-11:45 Marta Skrok. Innovative retinal eye tracker device for neural response detection during visual psychophysical tests

11:45-12:00 Łukasz Grzeczkowski. Generalized perceptual learning with eye movements

12:00-12:15 Discussion

12:15-13:15 Lunch

13:15-14:00 Poster session

SESSION 3: Orthoptics for Optometrists, Chair: Aiga Švede

14:00-15:00 Keynote lecture: Bruce Evans. Orthoptics for the Busy Optometrist

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

SESSION 4: Pediatric Optometry, Chair: Aiga Švede

15:30-15:45 Kristīne Kalniča-Dorošenko. Methods for Compliance with Amblyopia Treatment

15:45-16:00 Maciej Dymczyk. Do the lenses for slowing myopia progression with DIMS technology change the visual parameters and visual evoked potentials?

16:00-16:15 Evita Kassaliete. Comparison of performance between manual and computerized DEM tests in school-age children

16:15-16:30 Discussion and Conclusion

18:30 Special evening event

Day 3, Sunday, March 17, 2024

9:00-9:10 General information

SESSION 5: Near vision problems and related factors, Chair: Karola Panke

9:10-9:55 Keynote lecture: Julie-Anne Little, Latest insights into managing low and moderate hyperopia

9:55-10:10 Jessica Gomes. Prevalence of near-vision-related symptoms in a university population

10:10-10:25 Aiga Švede. Vision exercises in our optometric practice

10:25-10:40 Discussion

10:40-11:00 Coffee break

SESSION 6: Contact lenses, Chair: Jacek Pniewski

11:00-11:45 Keynote lecture: Krzysztof Petelczyc, Innovative lenses with extended focal depth designed for presbyopia compensation 

11:45-12:00 Tomasz Suliński. Non-polar lipid agglomerates on the surface and in the matrix of silicone hydrogel contact lenses

12:00-12:15 Inese Petroviča. What optometrists should consider when prescribing glasses or changing the type of correction for soft contact lens wearers

12:15-12:30 Jacek Pniewski. Climate and environmental issues of the ophthalmic industry

12:30-13:00 Discussion and Epilogue

POSTER SESSION (click here for abstracts):

P1 Renārs Trukša, Computerized color vision test for red-green color vision assessment

P2 Renārs Trukša, Cataracts effects on color vision

P3 Zane Jansone-Langina, Challenges in color vision testing: A problematic overview

P4 Mehrdad Naderi, Exploring visual ergonomics in volumetric multiplanar displays: An EEG study

P5 Albina Abdullayeva, Normal and abnormal stereopsis: Brain activity analysis

P6 Marta Gonerka, Visual function, stereopsis and symptoms in young adult users of digital devices

P7 Dagni Räppo, Assessing aftereffects of daily visual tasks across different realities

P8 Līga Puhova, Impact of vision relaxation exercises on accommodative microfluctuations

P9 Ieva Ance Bukša, Refractive changes in astigmatism component in cases of accommodation disorders

P10 Julia Kochańska, Quantification of the retinal vessels morphology using Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope

P11 Maciej Szkulmowski, Novel eye-tracking device with retinal and anterior eye-tracking capabilities

P12 Angelina Ganebnaya, Application of a new device for saccadic training in athletes

P13 Mariya Misri, Role of smooth pursuit in sports

P14 Gatis Ikaunieks, Evaluation of satisfaction with blue-light filtering lenses among the Latvian population

P15 Maria Wolsztyniak, The effect of selected stimuli parameters on dichoptic presentation on binocular rivalry

P16 Kamila Gaweł, Changes in the biomechanical properties of the cornea after water drinking test