I-site is an educational newsletter that is distributed on a monthly basis and provides an update on rigid gas permeable related topics (scientific research, case reports and other publications worldwide). I-site is objective and non-political. Its editor, Eef van der Worp, is a lecturer and a consultant for a variety of industry partners, but is not related to any specific company.
Eef van der Worp BOptom PhD FAAO FIACLE FBCLA FSLS
Eef van der Worp is an educator and researcher, who received his optometry degree from the Hogeschool van Utrecht in the Netherlands (NL) and has since worked in different positions at the school. He served as a head of the contact lens department for over eight years. He received his PhD from the University of Maastricht (NL) in 2008. He is a fellow of the AAO, IACLE, BCLA and the SLS.
He is currently affiliated with the University of Maastricht as an associate researcher, a visiting scientist at Manchester University (Manchester UK) and adjunct Professor at the University of Montreal University College of Optometry (CA) and adjunct assistant Professor at Pacific University College of Optometry (Oregon, USA).
Eef lectures worldwide, specifically on contact lens related topics and writes frequent articles and columns for a number of journals. He started the NetherLENS consultancy in 1998, which specializes in education and training in the field of contact lenses. Eef resides both in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and in Washington, DC (USA).