February 2020
Eye on Education
February 2020
President's Point of View
I hope your new year is off to a great start and are glad to see the year 2020 on your calendars. What a wonderful opportunity to focus on the importance of eye care as part of overall health and wellness, and the role of vision in enhancing and maintaining quality of life.
Recently Dr. Hoppe, ASCO President and Founding Dean of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry, was featured in a Women in Optometry article which also included Drs. Barbara Horn and Barbara Caffrey.
ASCO is pleased to present its 2019 Annual Report. The Annual Report offers a year in review of fiscal year 2019 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019) and is chock full of information regarding optometric education – specifically the ASCO’s public awareness campaign, Optometry Gives Me Life, news from the special interest groups and committees, the Strategic Plan –  and much more.
Deadline to submit essays is February 13, 2020.
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The BI 900 slit lamp with Imaging Set are used by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry at the National Center of Clinical Testing in Charlotte, NC. This slit lamp combines simplicity and reliability in a modern system which offers fully integrated digital imaging as as option.
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An astute aunt and a national program that provides free eye exams to infants resulted in a life-changing diagnosis at Western University of Health Sciences.
The Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry held October 23-27 at the Orange County Convention Center included many opportunities for the nation’s eye health experts to update their skills and gain new knowledge.
An R01 grant was awarded to Lei Liu, PhD, FAAO, UAB School of Optometry associate professor, by the National Eye Institute.
A few months ago, Salus University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) welcomed Mark Miriello, OD as the newest faculty member.
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Vision Expo, the definitive event for eyecare providers, today announced details on the special events and programming designed for students and young professionals that includes career resources, education and networking opportunities to be offered at Vision Expo East 2020.

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