Archive by year 2018

In Memory of Dr. Freddy Chang

In Memory of Dr. Freddy Chang

Longtime optometric educator and retired Southern College of Optometry Professor Freddy Chang, OD, PhD, passed away on Nov. 17, 2018, at the age of 83. Freddy was born on September 18, 1935 in mainland China to Lennox Chang and Ulan Lai. In 1970, Freddy completed his optometry degree from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada […]

UHCO is one of the First Optometry Institutions in the US to use Anatomage Table

UHCO is one of the First Optometry Institutions in the US to use Anatomage Table

UHCO is one of the first optometry institutions in the nation to use the Anatomage Table, a 3D anatomy table that uses digital cadavers to teach anatomy solely for the optometry program. The world’s first virtual dissection table allows users to visualize anatomy as they would on a human cadaver. Students will learn anatomy using […]

SUNY Optometry’s 2018 Alumnus of the Year: Dr. Joseph Boorady

SUNY Optometry’s 2018 Alumnus of the Year: Dr. Joseph Boorady

The SUNY College of Optometry Alumni Association has named Dr. Joseph Boorady ’93 its 2018 Alumnus of the Year. He was honored during the Envision New York alumni reception on Saturday, October 20 at the Princeton Club of New York. Dr. Boorady is global vice president, ocular surface disease for Johnson and Johnson Vision. He […]

Student Research Named Newsworthy by the American Academy of Optometry

Student Research Named Newsworthy by the American Academy of Optometry

Jessica Jasien, doctoral candidate in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Vision Science Graduate Program, was invited by the American Academy of Optometry to present what was called one of the 10 most newsworthy abstracts of 2018. Jasien, a native of Rumson, NJ, presented her findings Nov. 7 in San Antonio, Texas, at the AAO’s […]

Salus PCO Participates in Special Olympics

Salus PCO Participates in Special Olympics

Several Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry students and faculty members alike took time out of their busy schedules to volunteer at the 30th annual Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) Fall Festival. Organized and hosted by Villanova University, this year’s theme was “Once Upon a Fall Fest: A Story of Bravery” and featured six Olympic-type games […]

Hundreds of New Yorkers Attend University Eye Center Health and Wellness Expo

Hundreds of New Yorkers Attend University Eye Center Health and Wellness Expo

More than 800 New Yorkers attended Health and Wellness Expo 2018, University Eye Center’s open house, on Saturday, August 4. The annual Expo brings community partners together to promote healthy behavior changes and reduce risk factors for disease. Attendees of all ages, including children and senior citizens, braved the rainy conditions for access to free […]

Dr. Donald R. Korb Joins the Faculty at New England College of Optometry

Dr. Donald R. Korb Joins the Faculty at New England College of Optometry

New England College of Optometry (NECO) announces that Donald R. Korb, an alumnus, has joined the faculty as an Adjunct Professor. Dr. Korb is recognized as an international authority on dry eye, having named and described meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), the leading cause of dry eye, and co-inventing two of the leading dry eye products […]

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson

ACUVUE OASYS with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology Named Among TIME’s ‘Best Inventions of 2018’ First-of-its-kind contact lens corrects vision and adapts to changing light conditions TIME has selected ACUVUE OASYS with Transitions Light Intelligent Technology as one of the ‘Best Inventions of 2018,’ in its annual round-up spotlighting groundbreaking innovations worldwide. The development of ACUVUE […]

Allergan

Allergan

Allergan launches REFRESH® REPAIR The first and only artificial tear in the US with CMC, HA (inactive ingredient), and Osmoprotectants, REFRESH® REPAIR helps promote healing of the cornea and conjunctival epithelia and improves visual performance in Dry Eye patients. This unique formula also contains Osmoprotection, which safeguards epithelial cells against hyperosmotic stress by displacing salts […]

National Vision

National Vision

National Vision Challenges Optometry Students to Consider Their Role in Public Health Through 2018-2019 Grant Program Third- and Fourth-Year Optometry Students Are Eligible to Win Up to $5,000. National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EYE), one of the nation’s largest optical retailers providing quality, affordable eye care and eyewear, is now accepting entries for its annual […]