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New England College of Optometry News

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2018 STAPLE Program Provides Hands-On Contact Lens Experience

Contact lenses are an essential part of optometric practice and New England College of Optometry, NECO, provides courses and workshops to help students gain critical skills in contact lens fitting. On Sunday, February 10, 2018, NECO hosted STAPLE, the Soft Toric and Presbyopic Lens Education to provide…

NECO Hosts Successful 2018 Career Symposium and AOSA Trade Expo

New England College of Optometry hosted the 2018 Career Symposium and AOSA Trade Expo for students and alumni on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Over 50 alumni…

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NECO and Wenzhou Medical University Move Towards Joint PhD/OD Program

The China Scholarship Council recently announced the recipients of the 2018 Chinese International Cooperative Innovative Talents Project funding. Included…

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NECO Kicks off Campaign 2020

New England College of Optometry, NECO, has launched an ambitious Fundraising Appeal called Campaign 2020 to support the development of the…

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Continuing Education Event Explores Role of New Technologies in Optometry

When the auto-refractor was first introduced, many optometrists were worried this new technology would make their profession obsolete. Fast forward…