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NECO Researches the Advancement in Assistive Technology
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.
NECO Makes Impact at AAO’s Annual Meeting
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.
Connecting Eye and Health Care Around the World
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.
New contrast sensitivity test created by NECO faculty
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.
Research at NECO: improving vision, improving lives
NECO has an impressive roster of faculty committed to conducting innovative research to improve vision and quality of life across multiple specialties.