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Remembering UABSO’s Dr. Clyde Oyster

Remembering UABSO’s Dr. Clyde Oyster

Dr. Clyde Oyster, who was among the first faculty members at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry (UABSO), passed away on Sept. 8, 2016. According to UABSO, Dr. Oyster was revered as an outstanding teacher, pioneering retinal researcher and esteemed author. His textbook, “The Human Eye: Structure and Function,” is considered a […]

NSU Researchers Lead Key Diabetic Retinopathy Study

NSU Researchers Lead Key Diabetic Retinopathy Study

A paper published in the journal Diabetes Care provides global and regional estimates of the number of people who are blind or visually impaired due to diabetic retinopathy (DR). The global consortium that conducted the meta-analysis was led by researchers from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, including Professor Dr. Janet Leasher, and the Vision […]