We’re excited to announce that this year’s Homecoming Weekend will be Friday, October 8 – Saturday, October 9 … the same weekend as Ohio State University’s annual homecoming festivities and the Ohio Optometric Association’s (OOA) annual EastWest Eye Conference – now in Columbus! With the alignment of these activities, this will be a packed weekend full of reunions, exceptional continuing education courses, and memorable Buckeye activities.
Note: Ohio State Optometry Professor Melissa D. Bailey, OD, PhD, and Emeritus Professor Joseph T. Barr, OD, MS, are two of the co-founders of Lentechs.
• LEN101 study of investigational contact lenses APIOC™ for Presbyopia and APIOC for Presbyopia with Astigmatism
VSP Global and the Rick Bay Foundation have named Jacob Shipton, OD, a Class of 2021 graduate from The Ohio State University College of Optometry, as the winner of the Ohio State Student Innovator Award.
To support the education of countless future eye care professionals, CooperVision has committed funding for the new eye care clinic at The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Contact lens services provided by the clinic include soft contact lens fittings for the correction of myopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia, as well as myopia management for children through CooperVision’s Brilliant FuturesTM Myopia Management Program featuring MiSight® 1 day.*
UnEYEted, a pilot grant program jointly funded by The Ohio State University College of Optometry and Department of Ophthalmology, helps unite optometry and ophthalmology through collaborative research.
The Ohio State University College of Optometry's Dean Karla Zadnik, OD, PhD, is the winner of the 2020 Charles F. Prentice Medal Award, the highest research honor bestowed by the American Academy of Optometry.
Dr. Roanne Flom, OD, professor of clinical optometry and low vision chief at The Ohio State University College of Optometry, is the winner of the American Academy of Optometry’s 2020 William Feinbloom Award.
Congratulations to Ohio State Optometry Associate Dean for Research Jeff Walline (OD, MS’98, PhD’02), winner of the Max Schapero Memorial Lecture Award from the Section on Cornea, Contact Lenses & Refractive Technologies of the American Academy of Optometry.
Congratulations to Ohio State Optometry Professor Emeritus Gregory Good (OD’75, MS’79, PhD’81), winner of the Henry B. Peters Award from the Public Health and Environmental Vision Section of the American Academy of Optometry.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State University College of Optometry received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
Ohio State Optometry SocialEyes groups are engaging and building friendships during the pandemic by creatively incorporating technology into their activities.
Research identifies ‘sweet spot’ of added correction that doesn’t compromise vision
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Bifocal contact lenses aren’t just for aging eyes anymore. In nearsighted kids as young as 7 years old, multifocal contact lenses with a heavy dose of added reading power can dramatically slow further progression of myopia, new research has found.