July 2022
Eye on Education
July 2022
President's Column
A Short Conversation with Dr. Melissa E. Trego, ASCO President
During ASCO’s Board meeting in June, ASCO swore in a new President for the upcoming 12 months. This year, Dr. Melissa E. Trego was sworn in as ASCO’s President.
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The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) announces the recipients of the 2022 Special Recognition Awards.
Corporate Contributor News
Advancing Contact Lens and Myopia Management Education: CooperVision & MCO
Johnson & Johnson Vision on Track for Multinational Launch of New Contact Lens Innovation: ACUVUE® OASYS MAX 1-Day
Be Part of the Technology Revolution in Optometry
Vitreous Body Research Leads to MacuHealth’s Latest Supplement
A Versatile Camera for Your Busy Clinic
The Technology Powering My New Dry Eye Center
Visus Therapeutics CEO and Co-founder Ben Bergo Selected to The Healthcare Technology Report’s List of the Top 50 Healthcare Technology CEO’s of 2022
Vernon Dela Cruz with VSP Vision Receives 2022 Ophthalmic Industry Leadership Award
Member News
Gerald Simon, OD, received the Dean’s Distinguished Service Award at the 2022 Hooding and Convocation Ceremony. The Dean’s Distinguished Service Award acknowledges leadership and service to the community and the optometric profession.
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month is observed annually in May to celebrate the contributions that generations of people who identify as AANHPI have made to American history, society, and culture.
Family, friends and colleagues gathered recently at an event to honor Dr. Satya Verma — who joined the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) faculty in 1971 — on his retirement at the end of 2021 after 50 years at PCO/Salus.
It was the first of its kind for the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University, but it will likely not be the last because of the interactive and informative atmosphere created for incoming Doctor of Optometry students at the recent inaugural PCO/Salus Accepted Students Day.
Never let it be said that April Mishley ‘23OD and Fayaz Vizam ‘24OD don’t know how to celebrate a big accomplishment.
Midwestern University celebrated the graduations of master’s and doctoral degree recipients who are beginning their professional careers in healthcare at several ceremonies during the months of May and June on the Downers Grove, Illinois, and Glendale, Arizona, campuses.
News to Share
On July 13-14, 2022, Prevent Blindness will host the 11th annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit as a FREE virtual interactive event. The event will take place over two days via a virtual platform that offers simultaneous access to expert presentations; a dedicated exhibitor hall; educational materials, videos, and toolkits; on-demand educational content; and in-platform opportunities for networking and collaboration.

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