Do you have redness, watering, or irritation of the eye? You may have adenoviral or bacterial conjunctivitis (pink eye).
Contact us to learn whether you could take part in a research study looking at a potential new drug targeting the two main causes of pink eye.
Adults and children of any age may be able to take part. You and/or your child may be able to participate in one of the Synchronize research studies if you (or they):
Ohio State Optometry students Carolyn Chakuroff, Christi Locke, Kelly Morgan and Lexz Rudinoff (Class of 2019) and Tawni Cashon, Erica Shelton and Libby Lemos (Class of 2018) [pictured left to right below] have been named as recipients of the 2017 Walman Scholarship.
Four members of The Ohio State University College of Optometry Class of 2019 have been named winners of the 2017 Ocular Instruments Award of Excellence.
The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO), a non-profit association representing the interests of optometric education, has recognized The Ohio State University College of Optometry's Dean Emeritus Melvin Shipp and Associate Professor of Clinical Optometry Catherine McDaniel with the organization's top honors.
Ohio State University College of Optometry graduate students Erin Rueff, Katherine Bickle, Ann Morrison and Phillip Yuhas are among 11 recipients of the American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) 2017 William C. Ezell Fellowship. Named after the founding president of the AAOF, William C. Ezell, OD, this prestigious award was established to recognize and support talented post-doctoral students who are pursuing an advanced degree in optometric research and education. More than 300 William C.
Story by: Monique Bowman
Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, once said, “The future belongs to science and those who make friends with science.”
Together, The Ohio State University College of Optometry and Faith Mission Clinic received the University Engagement Recognition Award for Excellence in Community Parnership.
Ohio State’s Engagement Recognition Awards annually honor faculty, staff, students and community partners for outstanding achievement in local, national and international community-university collaborations. The 2017 awardees will be recognized at a ceremony on May 3 at 10:30 a.m. in the Ohio Union, Archie Griffin Ballroom.
The Ohio State University College of Optometry offers residency programs in ocular disease, primary eye care, contact lens, and pediatric optometry. Congratulations to our newest residents, listed below by location.
Hye Seon Yoo
Study finds unique color terms used in Japan, U.S.
By: Misti Crane
Mizu, a color term for "light blue," translates to "water" and is unique to Japanese speakers. U.S. English speakers have no commonly used equivalent.
Congratulations to Amber Mathias (Class of 2018), who has been selected as the 2017 winner of the John F. Schuller Scholarship.
This scholarahip is designated for an OPT II or IV student who has demonstrated leadership and excellent clinical skills, has a commitment to community service and a social conscience, and works with visually impaired individuals, especially those who are developmentally disabled.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Brubaker (Class of 2017), who has been recognized as The Ohio State University winner of the 2017 Alcon Case Report Award. This case report competition involves patient encounters that require unique strategies to achieve successful contact lens wear.
Congratulations to Rebecca Windham (Class of 2018), who has been named The Ohio State University College of Optometry winner of the 2017 Varilux Student Grant Award.
Dr. Ewen King-Smith, emeritus professor of optometry at The Ohio State University, has been honored as a Silver Fellow in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Class of 2017.