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The Low Vision Lab at NECO leads a research study that focuses on the accessibility of visual assistive applications for people living with low vision and other vision impairments.
The American Academy of Optometry’s annual meeting was held in San Diego, California this year to record-breaking crowds. Our NECO faculty members stood out as leaders during the industry meeting as they presented over 20 lectures and poster presentations, were honored with several industry awards, chaired special interest groups, and even completed an inaugural leadership academy during AAO’s centennial event.
For the past several years, NECO students have partnered with peers from Wenzhou Medical University (WMU) and SUNY Optometry to participate in the Global Health Leadership Development Program.
“Could optometry unlock secrets to cognitive health? What the research says” is an article published by the American Optometric Association (AOA) on the brain-eye connection.
A new contrast sensitivity test is on the market, thanks to two New England College of Optometry faculty members. D. Luisa Mayer, PhD, MEd and Barry Kran, OD, FAAO, are faculty at the college as well as part of the clinical team at the NECO Center for Eye Care at the Perkins School for the Blind, of which Dr. Kran is the director.
Student innovators presented their ideas on advancing eye care through new products and technologies at the 2021 NECO Student Innovation Competition.