It will host webinars and produce video content.
Orthokeratology company Paragon Vision Sciences has opened a training center at its new headquarters in Gilbert, AZ.
“Paragon Vision Sciences is dedicated to driving innovation in specialty contact lens technology and advancement in the science of ocular health,” said Richard Jeffries, president of the firm, said in a press release. “The Paragon Education and Training Academy expands our commitment to provide clinical expertise and practice management know-how in the areas of fitting and patient management of CRT and specialty contact lenses.”
The facility includes a fully equipped media suite capable of offering live-streaming content worldwide. The center will host a series of live monthly webinars from industry experts to help practitioners keep up-to-date on techniques and developments in myopia management, specialty contact lenses and other subjects.
Additionally, Paragon Vision Sciences will work with laboratory partners and experts from around the world to produce original digital video content in any language.
“As contact lens technology continues to grow, we are committed to helping eyecare practitioners fit specialty contact lenses with more precision, efficiency and confidence,” said Ken Kopp, Paragon’s director of clinical and professional services. “Our online learning and in-house production capabilities are the foundation of our long-term goal to establish the Academy as a center of excellence where practitioners and students also will be able to receive hands-on training, share knowledge, and work together toward developing innovative solutions to unmet optical needs.”
Paragon CRT Contact Lenses are prescribed in 50 countries and are "the choice of many eye care practitioners for the management of myopia," according to the release.