Optometry Schools Continue to Grapple with Board Scores

Overall pass rates are slightly higher but not enough to signify demonstrable progress.

ABO Updates Board Certification Process

Assessments are now shorter, focused and more flexible.

Parents Just Don’t Understand… Eye Care

Survey shows barriers between optometrists and children in need.

Amblyopia, Strabismus Hinder Kids’ Academic Success

Students with motor deficits need more time to complete multiple-choice answer forms.

Canadian ODs Bring Expertise to Haiti’s First Optometry Class

A professor reflects on his experiences at the island nation’s new school.

ACOE Updates Accreditation, AOA Questions Expansion

Revisions seek to standardize optometry schools—old and new.

Spanish Translations Boost Patient Care

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

Haitian Optometry School Plants Seeds for Licensing

The groups establishing the institution are also pushing for legal recognition.

Letters to the Editor

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

Haiti Launches Optometry School

Eye care will now be taught by the island nation’s top university.

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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2018 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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