Author Archives: Garryn Marlen

WCO Legislation, Registration & Standards Committee Chair Outlines Advocacy Program Capstone

Our Children’s Vision Trinidad and Tobago (OCVTT) Background The Government of Trinidad and Tobago implemented a screening program for eyes and ears for children in school. Children who failed the screening were then referred to optometrists for further testing. In the past, the program had been slow and ineffective in providing spectacles for impoverished children.

American Academy of Optometry 2018 Award Recipients

Each year the American Academy of Optometry recognizes distinguished individuals who have made countless important contributions to advancing the profession of optometry. “Every nominee represents exactly what the American Academy of Optometry and the American Academy of Optometry Foundation hope to inspire in all of us,” Donald O. Mutti, OD, PhD, FAAO, Awards Committee Chair, said