Optometry's Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Optometry's Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Hall of Fame induction: ‘Of all the healing arts, optometry is the best’

June 23, 2018
DENVER – The AOA recognized three hard-working and noteworthy optometrists: David A. Cockrell, OD, FAAO; Irwin B. Suchoff
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Visioneering Technologies expands daily disposable multifocal parameters

June 23, 2018
DENVER – Visioneering Technologies announced that its NaturalVue Multifocal 1 Day contact lenses are now available in plus powers. The…
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VIDEO: Young OD loves ‘where optometry is going’

June 22, 2018
DENVER - Jenna Bailey, OD, who specializes in ocular disease, shared her outlook on the profession during a reception for young optometrists here at…
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Speaker: Contact lens keratitis cannot be eliminated

June 22, 2018
DENVER – A risk factor needs to be present to alter the susceptibility of the ocular surface, Fiona J. Stapleton, PhD, McOptom, FAAO
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VIDEO: OD resident appreciates profession, mentors

June 22, 2018
DENVER – Nathan Morrow, OD, who is currently completing a year-long residency program in Atlanta, discussed his appreciation of the profession…
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PR campaign impacts eye health

June 22, 2018
DENVER – Steve Loomis, OD, told the American Optometric Association’s House of Delegates that the Think About Your Eyes public relations…
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VIDEO: Two young ODs enjoy diversity in scope, medical optometry

June 22, 2018
DENVER  Ruchi Gandhi, OD, (L) and Rasika Whitesell, OD, (R) discuss their favorite aspects of the industry and what makes the AOA…
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Study shows vitamin improves ocular blood flow

June 22, 2018
DENVER – Here at Optometry’s Meeting, Ben Gaddie, OD, shared the results of a study that showed that the Optic Nerve Formula…
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Waterloo research facility focuses on clinical, biological sciences and education

June 22, 2018
DENVER – Here at Optometry’s Meeting, Lyndon Jones, BSc, PhD, FCOptom, DipCLP, DipOrth, FAAO, FIACLE, FBCLA, discussed how the Center…
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‘Make your boulders into blessings’

June 21, 2018
DENVER – Aron Ralston, whose death-defying hiking experience was detailed in the major motion picture, 127 Hours, and the book, Between a Rock…