Catania to Deliver Myers Lecture

Louis J. Catania, OD, FAAO, DSc (Hon) will deliver the 2017 Jeffrey and Joyce Myers Lecture, titled “Our Immune System: Friend and Foe,” on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 5:30 p.m. in Fry Hall, Room 33. 

Dr. Catania is an internationally acclaimed clinical educator, author, and recognized expert in corneal disorders, refractive surgery, and new eye care technologies. Currently, he is associated with Nicolitz Eye Consultants, a multispecialty ophthalmology group in Jacksonville, Florida. He conducts clinical research on evolving eye care technologies and immunology. Dr. Catania has been voted one of the ten most influential optometrists of the 20th century by Review of Optometry; was Primary Care Optometry News’ first Pioneer in Optometry Award; has received Distinguished Service Awards from the Ocular Surface Society and the Optometric Glaucoma Society; and was inducted into the National Optometry Hall of Fame in 2016.


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