With more than 100 students from five schools attending the Great Western Council of Optometry in Portland, OR, the issues of education, political change and new technology were front and center at the regional optometric meeting. For the first time, some students were able to get travel grants from western schools that typically have not
If laughter is the best medicine, doctors of optometry are in for a dose of jocosity during Optometry’s Meeting® 2018 June 20-24 in Denver, Colorado.Howie Mandel-comedian, actor, producer and author-will perform at Celebration of Optometry June 23, the closing night of Optometry’s Meeting, in the Colorado Convention Center. Mandel may be best known these days as a
When the Exhibit Hall opens at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, the AOSA will be ready for the record-setting number of student members. For Optometry’s Meeting, AOSA will have more than 1,000 coffee mugs and 2,000 t-shirts, along with meeting pins, clipboards and ballcaps for our student members. Students will be staffing the booth,
Luxottica invites AOSA member optometry students to take a walk on the wild side at Luxottica Live! at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park! Enjoy food, drinks and fun! Attend “90 Minutes to Open 100 Minds” to hear from new grads and seasoned professionals about different modes of practice and how your personality may determine your
Dear Colleagues, Like many of you, I chose optometry because it is about so much more than refractions. It is about primary care through the entirety of a patient’s life. It is about being an active member in a community as well as in a profession, constantly striving to enhance the surrounding community and industry.
Looking for a great way to spend a Saturday night? Popstar Andy Grammer headlines ‘A Celebration of Optometry’ at Optometry’s Meeting® 2017 in Washington, D.C., June 21-25. Come and let your hair down at optometry’s premiere meeting. Celebration sponsored by HOYA. optometrysmeeting.org/conference-highlights From his official bio at AndyGrammer.com: It is a tale now well told about
Call for Abstracts: The World Council of Optometry, Asia Pacific Council of Optometry and India Vision Institute present the 2nd World Congress of Optometry in Hyderabad, Indai from 11-13 September 2017. The theme of the meeting, “Accessible, Quality Vision and Eye Health” was chosen to complement the WHO Global Action Plan – Universal Eye Health.
Register now for Optometry’s Meeting®, June 21-25, 2017! Here are the top four reasons you’ll want to join us in Washington, D.C., at Optometry’s Meeting and AOA+: → LEARN NEW THINGS: Reap the benefits of the same educational program doctors of optometry pay hundreds to get. Optometry’s Meeting offers 180+ hours of education available to
The Heart of America Contact Lens Society will be offering an Ocular Surface Disease Workshop to train students on how to diagnose and treat patients with OSD. During this hands-on OSD Workshop, students will work with real patients with active signs and symptoms of ocular surface disease and discuss state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment options for
The Congressional Advocacy Conference and Optometry’s Meeting® are joining together in 2017 to offer one of the best opportunities for students to take part in this vital aspect of our profession. Last April, a record number of student and doctor attendees filled the conference room of the JW Marriott hotel in Washington D.C,. mingling