Nominations open for BCLA Awards 2019

The awards will take place during its annual conference and exhibition

BCLA Awards

The British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) has opened nominations for its 2019 BCLA Awards.

The awards will take place on the final night of the annual conference and exhibition in Manchester (May 30–1 June).

The awards honour practitioners who have displayed excellence in eye care and a passion for new techniques that are transforming everyday practice.

President of the BCLA, Professor Sunil Shah, said: “The awards will be a highlight of what promises to be a weekend to remember. Recognition from your peers is arguably the ultimate accolade and the BCLA Awards are held in incredibly high esteem across the profession. We look forward to receiving a high standard of nominations and submissions and the competition is sure to be strong.”

Categories include Dry Eye Practitioner of the Year, the Young Contact Lens Practitioner Award and the BCLA Industry Award, which is given to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession in relation to a product, technology or concept.

Further information of how to enter can be found on the BCLA website

Pictured is the winner of the BCLA Young Practitioner of the Year 2017, Laura Reece, with former BCLA president Brian Tompkins.