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Massachusetts expands role of optometrists in glaucoma treatment
Telemedicine coverage by insurance also covered in new law.
Raising awareness about the optometric profession in Jamaica
Charis-Ann Ricketts, BSc, OD, Mandeville, Jamaica
My application process: A surprisingly painless process
Oh the joys of the dreaded application process. The essays, begging teachers for letters of recommendation, the waiting to hear back from schools…it can all be a little stressful.
NECO alum committed to enhancing eye health in China
Ke Zheng, MD, MS, OD, Department of Ophthalmology, Eye & ENT Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai, China
Alum’s advocacy resulted in first optometry school in Vietnam, ocular therapeutics in Australia
William Trinh, OD, OAM, Wills Eyecare, Chairman, Australian Health Humanitarian Aid, Sydney, Australia
Alum is proponent of bringing medical aspects of optometry in Switzerland
Nina Mueller, OD, MSc, FAAO, Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Augenoptik, SBAO, University Hospital Basel, Eye Clinic, Basel, Switzerland
Redefining optometry in Saudi Arabia and beyond
Ali Bukhamseen, BASc in Optometry, OD, EMBA, Senior Optometrist, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, Eye Clinic, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Doctor helped pass legislation elevating optometry in South Africa
Paul Ramkissoon, BOptom, FAAO, MPhil, MOptom, OD, DPhil, Madadeni Hospital, Newcastle, South Africa
Why I Give: Alan Glazier on the motivation to create an endowed scholarship
When he started his pursuit of a career in medicine, Alan Glazier, OD ’93, imagined himself becoming a vascular surgeon.
Textbook authored by NECO faculty reinforces optometrist role as critical member of the healthcare team
Are ODs a GP’s new best friend? A new book by New England College of Optometry (NECO) faculty members reinforces the important role that optometry plays as an early beacon for diagnosing diseases that affect the whole body.