Kelsy Steele Named George Mertz Contact Lens Residency Award Recipient

Kelsy Steele, OD, MS, has been named the George Mertz Contact Lens Residency Award recipient.

Dr. Steele’s award is one of four American Academy of Optometry Foundation 2018 Johnson & Johnson Vision Residency Awards, which support post-graduate advanced training in optometric clinical care, education, and research methods specific to the fields of children’s vision and contact lenses.

The 2018 residents, carefully chosen by peer review members from the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Section on Cornea, Contact Lenses, and Refractive Technologies, and the Binocular Vision, Perception and Pediatric Optometry Section, each receive $2,000 toward their graduate education and a $750 travel fellowship to attend Academy 2018 San Antonio.