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
With Western Regional Conference this weekend at Southern California College of Optometry/Marshall B. Ketchum University this weekend, it’s a perfect time to review Taylor Smith’s Foresight article for on the best way to go about networking. As optometry students, we are all too aware of hectic schedules and late nights associated with seemingly endless
Boston is on the minds of many AOSA members, with Optometry’s Meeting just eight weeks away. More than 250 optometry students sent in photos for Allergan’s 3rd Annual Dry Eye photo contest, with finalists for 100 travel grants ($200 each) to be announced by May 15. Among the entries, this photo by Emily Krueger of