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Professor Mo Jalie to host webinar 16th May



EssilorLuxottica is running a series of online seminars for eye care professionals on its latest lens innovation, Varilux® XR series™.

These will be hosted on the company’s learning platform, Leonardo, and are designed to give ECPs a deeper understanding of the new lens.

An initial one-hour session will run on 16 May around binocular performance, led by industry expert Professor Mo Jalie and professional relations manager, Dr Andy Hepworth, worth two CPD points. Followed by a full training programme for the new lens commencing on 30 May.

Alan Pitcher, commercial director for EssilorLuxottica wholesale lenses said: “The sessions will help get our ECP business partners all set to provide the new Varilux lens to their patients, while also providing an extra opportunity to gain invaluable CPD points.”


  • Explore binocular vision with Dr Andy Hepworth and Professor Mo Jalie on the Spectacle lens binocular performance session running on 16 May. This interactive session will look at how visual needs in a modern world continue to change, and how to meet the needs of today’s presbyopes.
  • Varilux® Lenses: Innovation and expertise history on 30 May looks at how the Varilux brand has never stopped reinventing itself to meet the needs of wearers and will review the history of Varilux lens innovations.
  • Varilux® XR Series™: The first eye-responsive lens on 31 May will show ECPs why the lens can be considered revolutionary and reveal its core technology, XR-motion™.
  • Discover how personalisation, patient journey, and measurements bring extra comfort to wearers with the Varilux® XR Series™: Go beyond with personalisation session on 1 June.
  • The Science behind Varilux® XR Series™ lens on 2 June takes a deep-dive into its scientific innovation and how XR-motion™ technology meets the needs of today’s presbyopes.​

To register for a session visit https://leonardo.essilorluxottica.com/profile/upcoming or contact your business development manager to find out how to sign up for your exclusive Leonardo customer account.

Recordings of each session will also be available to view for 30 days after the live session.

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