Category Archives: Education

SECO 2019 to Host Leading Annual Optometry Conference in New Orleans

SECO 2019 to Host Leading Annual Optometry Conference in New Orleans  New weekend continuing education hours and flexible registration pricing to suit the industry’s needs   ATLANTA, GA — August 8, 2018 — SECO International is pleased to announce that SECO, the world’s leading annual conference providing the optometry industry outstanding educational opportunities since 1924, is set to stage

Invitation to attend EMCO Second Congress in Marrakesh, Morocco

Please see the letter below from Dr. Younis Doudin, EMCO President… Dear Colleague, After the remarkable success of the first EMCO conference in Beirut two years ago, our second conference (the 2nd EMCO International Congress) will take place in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 21-22 September 2018 at  Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakesh. On behalf of EMCO, I extend

Report Highlights New Health Concern for Rohingya Refugees: Eye Health & Needed Treatment for Preventable Blindness

Report Highlights New Health Concern for Rohingya Refugees: Eye Health & Needed Treatment for Preventable Blindness Seva Foundation’s situational analysis details eye care needs of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh BERKELEY, Calif. – The Seva Foundation, an international eye health and blindness-prevention organization, recently released a new report to assess the eye care needs of the

2018 VSP & FYI Doctors/ AAOF Practice Excellence Scholarships

The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF), with the support of VSP Global®, is now accepting nominations for the VSP & FYI Doctors/ AAOF Practice Excellence Scholarships.                                 This industry sponsored award is bestowed annually to two optometry students entering their fourth year as Class of 2019 at each of the U.S. schools and colleges

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPTOMETRY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE 2018 JOSEPH T. BARR EARLY CAREER CORNEA AND CONTACT LENS RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENT

The American Academy of Optometry Foundation is pleased to announce Eugene Appenteng Osae, OD, as this year’s recipient for the Joseph T. Barr Early Career Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award. Dr. Osae is a PhD candidate in physiological optics and a teaching assistant at the University of Houston College of Optometry. He was selected

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPTOMETRY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THE 2018 WILLIAM C. EZELL FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

ORLANDO, FL (July 5, 2018) – The American Academy of Optometry Foundation announces the thirteen recipients of the 2018 William C. Ezell Fellowships. The Ezell Fellowship program is named after the founding President of the AAOF, William C. Ezell, OD. It was established to provide talented post-doctoral students who are pursuing an advanced degree in