American Academy of Optometry

Type: Organization
Name: American Academy of Optometry
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Age-Related Macular DegenerationOptometry and Vision Science Presents Research Update

) -Recent years have seen major strides in basic science and clinical re on age-related macular degeneration (AMD)-the leading cause of vision loss in older adults. The August issue of Optometry and Vision ScienceContributed by leading reers and clinicians, ... [Published Noodls - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Age-Related Macular Degeneration--Optometry and Vision Science Presents Research Update

Special Issue Reviews Recent Advances, Future Challenges in Research on AMD Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsOptometry and Vision ScienceNewswise — July 25, 2014 – Recent years have seen major strides in basic science ... [Published Newswise - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

AAO announces 2014 award winners

The American Academy of Optometry recently announced its annual award recipients for contributions in advancing the profession of optometry.According to the press release, award winners will be recognized during the academy’s annual meeting in Denver ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

AAO names award recipients July 24 2014 Professors Brien Holden and Lyndon Jones were among the 12 winners named

Rated 0Log In to Add to FavouritesJuly 24 2014Professors Brien Holden (pictured) and Lyndon Jones were among the 12 recipients to be named in the annual American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Awards yesterday (July 23).Optometrist Professor Holden receives ... [Published Optometry Today - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

American Optometric Foundation Seeks Applications for Glaucoma Research Projects

Deadline: September 1, 2014The American Optometric Foundation , the charitable arm of the American Academy of Optometry , is inviting applications for research projects related to glaucoma and the anterior segment.Through the Allergan Foundation Research ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pediatric optometry resident receives award

Jessie Dinkel, O.D., has been awarded the , intended to promote the practice and development of the field.University of Alabama at BirminghamSchool of Optometry pediatric optometry resident Jessie Dinkel, O.D., has received a Johnson & Johnson Vision ... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 3 reports

TearLab appoints Venkiteshwar VP, medical affairs

Mr. Seph Jensen reportsMANOJ VENKITESHWAR JOINS TEARLAB AS VP OF MEDICAL AFFAIRSTearLab Corp. has appointed Manoj S. Venkiteshwar, PhD, to its senior management team in the newly created position of vice-president of medical affairs.Dr. Venkiteshwar's ... [Published Stockwatch - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

ASCO re-elects Coyle as president

Jennifer Coyle, OD, MS, FAAO, has been elected president of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry for a second term, according to a recent press release from ASCO.Coyle (formerly Smythe) is the dean of the Pacific University College of ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Presidential matters June 30 2014 OT speaks to the new president of the BCLA, Susan Bowers

Optometrist Susan Bowers (pictured) talks to OT about her new appointment as BCLA president, and the successes of the BCLA’s conference and exhibition last month OT: What are your feelings on becoming the next president of the BCLA? How would you describe ... [Published Optometry Today - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

More Innovation by Vision Source

KINGWOOD, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/14 -- Texas-based optometric alliance has named seven leading optometrists to sit on a newly formed 'Vision Source Administrator Advisory Board.' The Vision Source Administrator organization is comprised of 170 local ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Challenges of visual accessibility for people with low vision -- ScienceDaily

New approaches and tools are needed to improve visual accessibility for people with low vision in the "real world," according to a special article in the July issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 25 2014]
First reported May 24 2014 - Updated May 24 2014 - 1 reports

New Glasses May Increase Risk of Falls in Older Adults, Suggests Review

Blurred vision contributes to the risk of falling in older adults -- but getting new glasses with a big change in vision prescription may increase the risk rather than decreasing it, according to a special article, '2013 Fry Lecture: Blurred Vision, Spectacle ... [Published Science Daily - May 24 2014]

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Contributed by leading reers and clinicians, the 24 articles in the special issue "highlight the exponential growth in knowledge on all aspects of AMD care" according to a guest editorial by Erica L Fletcher, OD, PhD, FAAO, of University of Melbourne, Australia, and colleagues...
"I am really excited to be working with Manoj again," commented TearLab's president and chief operating officer, Seph Jensen. "His scientific accomplishments, broad professional network and successful experience at global ophthalmic industry leaders, like Alcon and Bausch & Lomb, will be a tremendous asset going forward as we work to enhance the way doctors interpret and use the number that the groundbreaking TearLab osmolarity test provides."
Greenwood added, "The Administrator group is comprised of independent optometrists who possess a broad range of experiences and a deep industry knowledge to share with the membership. From this illustrious group, we have carefully selected seven respected clinicians who will become an important part of the Company's leadership infrastructure. They will impact decisions on policy and will be a continual source of guidance to our executive team. I want to congratulate the following individuals who have accepted the invitation to serve independent optometry in this manner: Dr. Dori Carlson of Grafton, North Dakota, Dr. Mario Gutierrez of San Antonio, Dr. Brett Hagen from Spokane, Washington, Texas, Dr. April Jasper of West Palm Beach, Florida, Dr. Pete Kehoe of Galesburg, Illinois, Dr. Amir Khoshnevis of Charlotte, North Carolina and Dr. William Strickland of Oxford, Mississippi."
"Visual accessibility makes an environment, device, or display useable by those with low vision, comments Anthony Adams, OD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of Optometry and Vision Science. "Our Prentice medalist is a world research leader in low vision and he gives us clear insight into the ways vision science plays an important role in enhancing visual accessibility for people with low vision.""

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Age-Related Macular DegenerationOptometry and V... [Published Noodls - 18 hours ago]
Age-Related Macular Degeneration--Optometry and... [Published Newswise - Jul 25 2014]
AAO announces 2014 award winners [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 25 2014]
AAO names award recipients July 24 2014 Profess... [Published Optometry Today - Jul 24 2014]
American Optometric Foundation Seeks Applicatio... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 24 2014]
Pediatric optometry resident receives award [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
TearLab appoints Venkiteshwar VP, medical affairs [Published Stockwatch - Jul 14 2014]
Manoj Venkiteshwar Joins TearLab As VP Of Medic... [Published Benzinga.com - Jul 14 2014]
Manoj Venkiteshwar Joins TearLab as VP of Medic... [Published Franklin Credit Management Corporation - Jul 14 2014]
ASCO re-elects Coyle as president [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 11 2014]
Presidential matters June 30 2014 OT speaks to ... [Published Optometry Today - Jul 01 2014]
More Innovation by Vision Source [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Jun 27 2014]
Challenges of visual accessibility for people w... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 25 2014]
Expert Outlines Challenges of Visual Accessibil... [Published Newswise - Jun 24 2014]
New Glasses May Increase Risk of Falls in Older... [Published Science Daily - May 24 2014]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Indiana optometrists plan move,... [Published Indiana Gazette - Jan 15 2014]
Vision prescription differs between eyes for ma... [Published BioPortfolio - Nov 29 2013]
Traumatic Brain Injury Assessed with New Techno... [Published PRWeb - Nov 27 2013]
Boomer Vision May Differ Between Eyes [Published ThirdAge - Nov 21 2013]
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