Education

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

Haiti Launches Optometry School

Eye care will now be taught by the island nation’s top university.
04/13/2018

A Rise in Residencies

More new grads are seeking opportunities outside the classroom.
04/03/2018

How the Diploma Deluge is Reshaping Optometry

The student population is booming, but applicants haven’t kept pace. Here are three ways to protect academic standards and avoid a glut.
02/15/2018

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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