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New England College of Optometry News

NECO Student, Professor, and Codman Square Health Center Team Win Award for Vision Screening Project

Ms. Julie Alejandro, a third year optometry student, is part of the research team at the Codman Square Health Center that was awarded the 2018 Boston Children’s Hospital Community Partnership Fund (CPF). The CPF identifies and funds projects from community-based…

NECO Residents Win Travel Fellowships

NECO Residents Win Travel Fellowships

New England College of Optometry, NECO, is pleased to announce that nine NECO residents have been selected to receive Travel Fellowships by the American Academy…

Rebecca Deffler

New England College of Optometry Graduate Receives Low Vision Residency Award

New England College of Optometry, NECO, is pleased to announce that alumna Rebecca Deffler, OD ’17, has been selected to receive the Alfred A. Rosenbloom, Jr.…

Sunday SeriesRetina Grand Rounds


Recent advances in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of retinal disease have changed the way we think of the retina and have defied old notions,…

student putting contact lens on patient's eye

NECO Hosts STAPLE Contact Lens Program at Clinical Training Center

On Sunday, September 16, 2018, New England College of Optometry (NECO) hosted 140 students at the NECO Clinical Training Center to participate in the fall STAPLE program (Soft…