Dear Future Colleagues, Recent changes in the statutes of the Florida Board of Optometry have created uncertainty for students and new graduates interested in practicing in Florida. On April 14, 2017, an administrative law judge invalidated the “7-year look back” provision relating to applications for licensure in Florida. However, by law, that provision will remain
World Sight Day is an important advocacy and communications event on the eye health calendar. It is a great time to engage with a wider audience – a patient’s family, those who seldom get an eye exam, diabetics – and showcase why eye health needs everybody’s attention. World Sight Day 2016 will be on
Thanks to Dr. Vitto Mena for capturing so many of the highlights of a great meeting!
Arkansas Optometric Association announces Scholarship Winners The Arkansas Optometric Association (ArOA) has announced Valerie Brown as the recipient of the 2014 Dr. Milton Webb Optometric Leadership and Service Scholarship. Valerie Brown-Arnold is from Crossett, AR and received her B.S. in Biology from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, AR. While at Southern Arkansas University, she was
A week from now, you and your classmates will be dashing through the door to get to the Varilux Optometry Student Bowl — with more than 1,000 other students. Unless. Unless! If your contestant gets the most “likes” (adjusted for school size) on the Varilux Optometry Student Bowl Facebook page, you can capture the first
The American Optometric Student Association, the national organization for optometry students, has named student liaisons to 13 national optometry organizations. “The AOSA has a forty-year tradition of leadership in optometric education, and the National Liaisons serve an important role in ensuring optometry students have the opportunity to be involved and make a broad impact across