Education

COPE Committee Brings in Other Stakeholders

Schiotz tonography used for the first time in this type of study.
12/20/2018

Optometry Schools Continue to Grapple with Board Scores

Overall pass rates are slightly higher but not enough to signify demonstrable progress.
12/04/2018

ABO Updates Board Certification Process

Assessments are now shorter, focused and more flexible.
11/09/2018

Parents Just Don’t Understand… Eye Care

Survey shows barriers between optometrists and children in need.
08/29/2018

Amblyopia, Strabismus Hinder Kids’ Academic Success

Students with motor deficits need more time to complete multiple-choice answer forms.
06/22/2018

Canadian ODs Bring Expertise to Haiti’s First Optometry Class

A professor reflects on his experiences at the island nation’s new school.
06/18/2018

ACOE Updates Accreditation, AOA Questions Expansion

Revisions seek to standardize optometry schools—old and new.
06/14/2018

Spanish Translations Boost Patient Care

New resources can help ODs better meet the underserved need for native-language education in Hispanic communities.
06/07/2018

Haitian Optometry School Plants Seeds for Licensing

The groups establishing the institution are also pushing for legal recognition.
04/16/2018

Letters to the Editor

Here, we reply to some of the criticism, praise and suggestions generated by one of our recent features.
04/15/2018

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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