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
Today is World Diabetes Day! We encourage you to let us know how your practice or initiatives impacted patients with diabetes and ocular related diabetic complications, particularly diabetic retinopathy. Let us know by visiting http://bit.ly/2O3qNsc .
Meet Dr. Timothy Fricke: Supporting Optometry Programs in Vietnam Through the WCO Fellowship Programme Dr. Timothy Fricke of Melbourne, Australia was recently granted a fellowship to support emergent optometry programs in Vietnam. His work for the fellowship will begin November 7, 2018 and end December 1, 2018. Dr. Fricke has been mentoring eye care educators in Vietnam since
We know that myopia is growing around the world and recent studies indicate that 50% of the world will be myopic by 2050. We also know that practitioners are obligated to take a front line role in managing myopia – and so we created an education program that takes the latest advances in research, makes them clinically relevant