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World Council of Optometry announces new leaders

August 28, 2015

The World Council of Optometry announced during the WCO annual general meeting that Uduak Udom, OD, will be assuming the role of president of the organization, following Susan Cooper, OD, with a new 2-year term, according to a press release.

Scott Mundle, OD, was named president-elect, also a 2-year term.

In the Journals

Implantable Collamer Lens yields good refractive outcomes, stability at 12 years

August 28, 2015
A phakic implant provided good long-term refractive outcomes and stability, with a low incidence of cataract, according to a study.The retrospective study included 144…

Publication Exclusive: Innovations in optical biometry optimize effective lens position

August 28, 2015
Novel IOL technologies and increasing patient expectations for precise refractive results have driven a series of innovations in biometry and IOL power calculation…

Nearly all contact lens wearers in CDC survey risked eye infection

August 27, 2015
More than 99% of all contact lens wearers who participated in an online survey engaged in behaviors that may increase the risk of eye infection, the Centers for Disease…
In the Journals

Fluorescein angiography images may aid ROP diagnosis

August 27, 2015
The pairing of fluorescein angiography and color fundus photographs may improve the sensitivity of retinopathy of prematurity diagnosis by pediatric ophthalmologists and…
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Scott A. Edmonds, OD, FAAO

BLOG: The path forward for optometry

August 11, 2015
The profession of optometry is at a unique crossroad for its role in the health care system. Although much of this…
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Carlson leads women to top positions in optometry

Carlson leads women to top positions in optometry

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
As part of Primary Care Optometry News’ 20th anniversary celebration, in each issue throughout 2015 we will…
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Ron Rosa

BLOG: 4 tips for making children comfortable during an eye exam

August 17, 2015
Even if you don’t work in pediatrics, chances are good that you’re going to have to treat a patient who is…
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