4th Year Optometry Student Case Report Award by Alcon: $1,000 & $5,000

4th Year Optometry Student
2013 Case Report Award

All 4th year optometry students are eligible for the 2013 Case Report Award.

In order to qualify, the 4th year student must write a Case Report involving any of the subject matters listed below:

  • Contact Lenses and Lens Care
  • Ocular Surface Disease / Dry Eye
  • Anti-Allergy
  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular Nutrition
  • Cataracts and Advanced Technology IOLs

The written case report must be submitted by each 4th year student to the designated Awards Committee person at each optometry school by January 31, 2013.

There is no maximum or minimum word limit to the case reports.


Each school’s Award Committee will select 1 winning case report and submit it to Alcon by March 15, 2013.

Attn: Dave Sattler   (dave.sattler (at) alconlabs.com)
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
6201 South Freeway  (Mail Code TA5-7)
Fort Worth, TX  76134
(817) 551-8671


The student with the winning case report from each school will receive $1,000 out of the 2013 Alcon Partner in Education Program Fund.

Alcon will then have a panel of independent Doctors review all of the winning case reports submitted from each optometry school and select 1 overall national student award winner by April 30, 2013.

The overall national student award winner will receive an additional $5,000.

Mentors and co-authors are encouraged and should be acknowledged in the student’s case study submission.

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