Global Specialty Lens Symposium

Call for Papers & Posters

The Global Specialty Lens Symposium (GSLS) Education Planning Committee invites the submission of abstracts for the presentation of Free Papers and Scientific Posters at this the GSLS, which will take place in Las Vegas from January 24 - 27, 2019.

Submission topics should focus on:
  • Specialty Contact Lens topics
  • Scleral Lenses, Custom SCL, GP and Hybrid designs
  • Presbyopia
  • Instrumentation for measuring the ocular surface
  • Lens materials
  • Lens care solutions
  • Practice Management
  • Disease Conditions correctable with contact lenses

From all accepted scientific posters, the GSLS committee will pick three winners from each category who will be announced and notified on-site. Click here to read full rules and guidelines for submissions.

Please note: The Free Paper section is highly competitive section of the GSLS. It is approximated that only 10% of the overall submissions will be accepted as a Free Paper. Please consider submitting your abstract as a Free Paper first to have it be considered as a scientific poster if it is not selected.

A successful abstract should follow the scientific principles and clearly describe the scientific approach and results. It is important to note that variability of quality abstract content exists depending on the type of scientific study (i.e. research or clinical), the scientific section and the goal of the science.

The following topics should all be included in your abstract, and all but author names and affiliations will be limited to 2,500 characters in total. Click on each section to expand its general guidelines, intended to aid authors in developing their abstract content.








*Not included in the 2,500 total character count.

Accepted Submissions