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Optometric community mourns loss of Rosenbloom

Optometric community mourns loss of Rosenbloom
April 16, 2015

Alfred A. Rosenbloom Jr., OD, FAAO, a Primary Care Optometry News Editorial Board member and pioneer of low vision care, died on April 7. He was 94.

Rosenbloom grew up in Pennsylvania, graduating from Penn State University, according to Tracy Matchinski, OD, in an announcement from the American Academy of Optometry. He served as a staff sergeant for a medical unit in the Army during World War II.

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Optometric community mourns loss of Rosenbloom

Optometric community mourns loss of Rosenbloom

April 16, 2015
Alfred A. Rosenbloom Jr., OD, FAAO, a Primary Care Optometry News Editorial Board member and pioneer of low vision care, died on April 7. He was…

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