Founder & Developer

Pascal Blaser

M.Sc. of  Vision Science and Business

Optometrista specializzato e fanatico dei nuovi mezzi di comunicazione

Pascal Blaser è un Optometrista specializzato in lenti a contatto, che vanta 10 anni di esperienza nel settore. Ha disegnato molti progetti di lenti a contatto per migliorare la qualità della vista di coloro che le indossano.

Attualmente lavora in un’azienda svizzera che produce lenti a contatto personalizzate. Pascal Blaser ha tenuto dei seminari sulle lenti a contatto in Europa e nel Medio Oriente per accrescere le competenze degli Specialisti della Visione. Inoltre gestisce molti siti in diversi settori.

Grazie a questa passione per l’oculistica e per le nuove tecnologie ha avuto l’idea di creare uno strumento semplice ma efficace per aiutare i pazienti affetti da miopia e assistere gli specialisti nel proprio lavoro.

 

Chief-Business-Development-Officer

Ross Grant

BSc (Hons), MSc, FCOptom, PDipM.

Developing the future

Ross Grant is a founding partner of ToolBox Training and Consultancy, based in Zürich Switzerland. He is an optometrist who has worked in the optical industry for over 40 years in practice, research, marketing and general management. He believes that there are many challenges associated with the growing prevalence of myopia in the world, and in its prevention and management from both clinical and business aspects.
ToolBox provides business consultancy to the optical and pharmaceutical industries, specialising in organisational behaviour management, strategic restructuring, project management and compliance.

Our Clinical Advisors

Dr Thomas Aller

Thomas Aller

OD, FBCLA

Dr. Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLA graduated from UC Berkeley School of Optometry and for 27 years he has been researching the use of bifocal contacts for the control of myopia. After receiving the world’s earliest patent for a method of myopia progression control, he spent ten very enjoyable years collaborating with Brien Holden and the Vision CRC on their anti-myopia program.

Dr. Aller is currently conducting clinical trials on myopia management with an EDOF multifocal contact lens, as well as an anti-hyperopia multifocal lens design. He is also serving as a scientific and clinical advisor to TreeHouse Eyes. In 2016 he launched Myappia, a myopia progression control progression app. Dr. Aller is also the editor of managemyopia.org. Dr. Aller is a Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley and was also an Adjunct Professor at University of Houston and serves as a consultant and advisor to several companies working on myopia control contacts, spectacles and pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Aller is also participating in the International Myopia Institute, dedicated to developing an authoritative consensus report on the myopia epidemic, its consequences and the recommended treatment approaches. Dr. Aller is the proud recipient of the 2018 Award of Excellence from the Global Specialty Lens Symposium.

Dr Oliver Woo

Optometrist UNSW, FIAOMC

Dr Oliver Woo (Orthokeratologist, Myopia Management Consultant) Graduated from School of Optometry, University of New South Wales, Australia in 1994 and established an independent Optometrist practice in Sydney, Australia since 1997.

His special interest are paediatric optometry, myopia prevention and control contact lens fitting with Orthokeratology and specialty contact lenses. Oliver Woo opened an Orthokeratology and Myopic Control Clinic in 2010. He become first Australian fellow of International Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopic Control (FIAOMC) and mentor in 2007 where he actively participate in the continuing education conference of the IAOA (International Academy of Orthokeratology Asian Section) as an instructor and mentor for FIAOMC of Chinese ophthalmologists. Since 2014 he is at Board of Director and Senior Member Examination coordinator and Examiner of Oceania Society of Orthokeratology (Australia and New Zealand). He is also since 2017 in the FIAO Executive Committee.

Oliver Woo helping South East Asia countries optometrist associations in developing and organising Myopic Management programme and conferences and he lead the ub-Committee for Orthokeratology and Myopia Management of Asia Optometric Congress (AOC) and AOC Academy 2019

In the last years he actively participate in many local and international optometry and ophthalmology conferences and as lecturers, mentors and coaches (over 60 international presentations).

Watch his interview on ABC News on youtube.

Giancarlo Montani

Optometrist FIACLE, FBCLA

Giancarlo Montani is Professor of Clinical Contact Lens Application at the University of Salento, Italy. Involved in Optometry education since 1988, he has been Department Head of the Contact Lens Division at the Santa Chiara University Medical Centre in  Pisa, Italy until 2004.  In 2007 Professor Giancarlo Montani has co-founded the Centre for contact lens research of the University of Salento.

Giancarlo Montani also works in private practice. He has published numerous articles in optometric journals and has been invited as a lecturer to several national and international Optometry Congresses.

Nick Dash

BScHons(Optom) MCOptom ,Dip SVA.

Nick Dash is an Independent Clinical Optometrist with 30 years of varied experience and interest in a range of world-leading technologies to improve Global Eye Care.

He is currently honorary lecturer at University of Wales, Cardiff whilst continuing his commercial interests and running educational events such as SkiCPD. Nick has lectured throughout the world from Harvard Medical School in the USA, to being invited 3 times by the Hong Kong Government to be Key Note Speaker on three separate occasions.

Many of his peers regard Nick to be a Key Opinion Leader in Optometry, evident when asked to give a presentation at the BCLA “Visionaries Meeting’ at the Royal College of Physicians, London in 2015.