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3 faculty named to Newsweek’s Best Optometrists list

Three NECO faculty and attending optometrists were recently named in in Newsweek’s America’s Best Eye Doctors. Newsweek published a list of the top 150 optometrists, as recognized through a survey measuring different attributes including quality of care, continuity of care, and quality of technical equipment used.

Youth in red shirt points to a card the optometrist is holding as part of an eye exam

NECO, Perkins School continue joint low vision clinic

At the NECO Center for Eye Care’s Low Vision Clinic at Perkins School for the Blind, NECO’s Barry Kran OD, FAAO, is testing the acuity of a 15-year-old boy. This is not a traditional exam: The boy is deafblind (meaning some level of vision impairment and some level of hearing impairment), has cerebral palsy, cognitive challenges, and limited ability to communicate.