Research & Innovation

New England College of Optometry is more than a pioneering optometry school; we’re leaders in research and innovation in the ever-changing field of optometry. By staying up to date with the latest technologies and by understanding evolving patient expectations, we can provide quality, compassionate eye care to all.

NECO’s dedication to advancing the field gives future optometrists an unrivaled educational experience. Studying alongside forward-thinking faculty members helps prepare our students for tomorrow’s optometry.

Discoveries Happen Here

The field of optometry is rapidly evolving, and we’re a part of it.

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Our Research

Among NECO’s research faculty, you’ll find a range of expertise and exploration, from myopia and dry eye to visual neuroscience and telehealth.

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Our Innovation Center

NECO’s Innovation Center helps shape groundbreaking technology and practices that could improve the quality and accessibility of eye care.