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Presentation on Pediatric Vision Health at SUNY on April 26th 2013

SUNY Optometry and the University Eye Center, in partnership with InfantSEE® and the Allergan Foundation, will host a presentation on pediatric vision health by Dr. Glenn Steele and a performance by Tom Sullivan on April 26th, 2013 at the SUNY School of Optometry:   This event is designed as a platform to not only spread the …

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August 2012 Optometry Student of the Month; Karen Lee

Optometry Student of the Month Name: Karen Lee School: Indiana University Year: 2013 1. Congrats on winning Student of the Month! – Please tell us exactly why you won student of the month? While in school I was actively involved in the Indiana Optometric Student Association, Private Practice Club, and Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity. …

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The Unconventional Optometrist: The First Deaf Optometrist in America

Did you know that approximately 10  percent of Americans have hearing loss, making it the second most common disability in the United States?1  In Canada, there are 50 percent more people with reported hearing loss than those with vision problems.2  Hearing loss has many causes, including genetics, age, and injury.  There are a number of disorders that …

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Clinical Guide to Degenerative Myopia

This article was created to educate students on the basics of degenerative myopia. But really there is something deeper here. The authors felt that patients with high myopia really rely on their optometrist at yearly eye exams and these patients want to feel confident in their OD. Patients with high myopia can have vision threatening …

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A List of Clinical Diagnosis Made By SUNY 2013 Class

By: Antonio Chirumbolo SUNY 2013 The class of 2013 has reached the midpoint of 3rd year (when this article was written). As we have spent more time treating patients on our own now, we certainly have begun to improve our skills and knowledge as clinicians. Spending time in primary care clinic, as well as various …

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BRVO – A Case Review

By: Antonio Chirumbolo; OptometryStudents.com Content Coordinator, SUNY 2013 Retinal vein occlusion is the second most prevalent retinal vascular disease, only second to diabetes. Branch Retinal vein occlusions are three to four times more prevalent than central retinal vein occlusions. There is a strong association of RVO with systemic disease and several risk factors include HTN, …

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8 Apps To Recommend For Visually Impaired Patients

By: Stefania Paniccia IAUPR Class of 2013  The American Optometric Association defines visual impairment (or low vision) as a functional limitation of the eye(s) or visual system and can present as reduced visual acuity or contrast sensitivity, visual field loss, photophobia, diplopia, visual distortion, perceptual difficulties, or any combination of the aforementioned dysfunctions. According to …

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My Volunteer Experience – Thai Nguyen

I would like to introduce the newest team member to OptometryStudents.com! His name is Thai Nguyen, currently a 2nd year optometry student at Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry (WUHSCO) in Pomona, California. Thai showed interest in OptometryStudents.com several months ago and we chatted through the comments you find at the end of …

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