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Mercedes Basulto

CURRICULUM

Diploma in optics and optometry at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (1993). It has the Master in advanced optometry and Vision Sciences at the University of Valencia (2001) and the diploma in geriatric Vision by the University of Valencia (2012)

Currently it is his professional activity in the Department Institute, Essilor Varilux, since 2007, focussing on the continuing education of ophthalmic lens sales for professionals, both in the field of optics such as eye clinic and universities.

In 2004 he worked as trainer and consultant in the choice of lenses and mounts in a Spanish multinational of ophthalmic lenses, frames and instruments, in the Department of industrial relations.

Since 1988 began his first works in optics as saleswoman for a national chain has continued to be continuously in contact with the sector, both in sales, Cabinet, mounting, contact lenses and store manager.

During all these years has not stopped training and attend courses and conferences related to the sector, as well as Congressman as speaker.

IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING TOTAL VISUAL HEALTH

SUMMARY OF LECTURE: IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING TOTAL VISUAL HEALTH

IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING TOTAL VISUAL HEALTH

IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING TOTAL VISUAL HEALTH

Offer to the users of glasses complete protection is crucial to ensure your visual health. Total protection is understood as a good factor of protection from UV rays, clearly excessive and harmful blue light.

Chronic exposure of the eyes to UV light is a widely established public health problem (cortical cataract, pinguecula,...); 40% of our exhibition also coincides with situations in which we do not use solar lenses. Currently, a large part of the population already knows the dangers associated with the skin, but lack awareness to eye health.

Light is necessary for vision but can damage vision body itself, the risks posed by excessive exposure to blue light are pathology macular (AMD) and visual fatigue due to the use of digital technologies. Therefore, a good selection of lens for the prevention of eye diseases is important.

The excess of clarity can produce glare, which occurs when the eye is exposed to a number of top light to the retina is used to adapt; This glare can be solved with lenses that adapt to changes in lighting.

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