I am glad to welcome you at one of the most popular exhibitions in the field of the optical industry which attracts again the leading professionals and specialists to the Crocus Expo platform.
Today a priority task of MIOF is active assistance to the development of the optical industry and also continuous improvement of the business program aiming to make the work within the project the most productive.
The exhibition allows not only to get acquainted with relevant trends and innovations in optics, optometry and ophthalmology, but also to gain an actual understanding about the current situation in the industry through a prism of the Russian and international experience. MIOF is a unique exhibition and educational platform which helps to establish new contacts, to support existing partner relations and to improve professional knowledge.
This year we continue implementation of the Russia's first event which is completely devoted to solution of problem in the field of children's optometry, ophthalmology and ophthalmosurgery – the 2nd scientific and practical conference on children's ophthalmology and optometry Kids Vision will be held within the frames of MIOF 2018. Autumn. Both Russian and foreign speakers, whose reports will allow to receive not only theoretical but also practical skills for successful implementation in the future, will give lectures within the business program of the exhibition.
I am sincerely grateful to you for your contribution to the work of the Moscow International Optical Fair. I would like to wish you success, stability and fruitful work at the autumn edition of the show!
Crocus Expo IEC, Director
The 2nd scientific and practical conference on children's ophthalmology and optometry Kids Vision will be held within the frames of the autumn edition of the fair. The conference attracted attention of the optical community including scientific and research organizations by its orientation to the future of the branch. Outstanding scientists in the spheres of children's ophthalmology and ophthalmological surgery, famous practitioners optometrists showed their interest to the event. Practically all distributors and producers of children's optical goods and services – both the leaders of the industry and small companies – joined participants of the event.
The main idea of the event is a charity program intended for children from underprovided families which need a difficult treatment and eye surgery. The conference is intended on the implementation of the following tasks: distribution of information on protection of children's vision, preventive measures and treatment of ophthalmologic diseases; rendering of charitable help to children from underprovided families which need a complicated eye treatment.
The fund raising is also intended for the opening of kids eye care offices, for charitable contribution to funds for support of children with ophthalmologic diseases, for creation and promotion of the National program of sight protection (children). A number of companies make their practical contribution to the program intended for children suffering aniridia (a rare genetic pathology): constantly check aniridia patients, provide lenses for special eyeglasses production; provide frames and do surgeries to aniridia patients.
Besides the start of the Russian National Award Golden Lorgnette in the optical industry for achievements in the field of new technologies promotion, sight protection and professional service of the population in 2018 will take place within the frames of the autumn edition of MIOF.
May I also take this opportunity to express my gratitude to partners and participants of projects, organized by Crocus Expo, MIOF Exhibition Management Office and the Market Assistant Group company for their support and funds raising. I would like also to wish good luck to all Golden Lorgnette’s contestants.
Market Assistant Group, Director General
Specialists of medical optics, owners and employees of optician’s are kindly invited to online registration for you to get free ticket to the fair.
The Gala Awarding Ceremony for the winners of the contest for the national award in the optical industry Golden Lorgnette, the best projects, companies and specialists contributed to the optical industry in the last year, was held within the frames of MIOF.
More than 100 companies from Russia and foreign countries display their innovative developments and fashionable trends at the Moscow International Optical Fair.
Martin Conway, world famous practical man and lecturer in the sphere of contact correction, will lecture a number of lectures to the forum attendees.
The 22nd Moscow International Optical Fair (MIOF) which will run February 14 through 16 in Crocus Expo will open the annual calendar of exhibition events in the field of optometry, medical production and also fashionable collections of eye glasses and frames.113 participants’ geography of MIOF. Spring 2018 covers Belarus, Germany, Israel, Italy, China, Russia, France, Switzerland and Japan. Novelties and the latest developments will be presented by national companies from 14 regions of the country.