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Monday, October 16, 2017 | Awards, Prevent Blindness

VSP Vision Care and Prevent Blindness Launch ‘Clicks for Kids’ to Enhance Access to Vision Screenings and Eye Exams for Head Start Children

Healthy vision is essential to a child’s ability to learn, play sports, or carry out daily tasks, and receiving eye care early on can help to detect problems that could impair eyesight for life.…

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Friday, October 06, 2017 | Awards, Topcon Medical Systems

Topcon Medical Systems Receives ServiceMax Customer Impact Award

Topcon Medical Systems attended Maximize 2017 hosted by ServiceMax, from GE Digital. Throughout the course of three days, over 450 attendees gathered at the annual field service event as ServiceMax ex…

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | Awards

OWL Announces Nominees for the 2017 OWL Awards

OWL announced the official candidates for the 2017 OWL Awards. The OWL Awards include the Visionary Award, Catalyst Award, and Rising Star Award, and are given to those who best exemplify OWL’s …

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Monday, October 02, 2017 | Awards, Dry Eye, Novaliq

German Ophthalmological Society (DOG) Honors Uta Gehlsen, PhD, for Research On the Use of Semifluorinated Alkanes in Dry Eye Treatment

The German Ophthalmological Society (DOG) presented Uta Gehlsen, PhD, Ocular Surface Group, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cologne, with the “Dry Eye and Blepharitis/MGD” Award…

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Monday, October 02, 2017 | Awards, Paragon BioTeck

Paragon BioTeck Announces Call for 2018 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

Paragon BioTeck announced the call for the next Koch Kellan Scholar. The annual Koch Kellan Scholarship honors one outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care …

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Friday, September 29, 2017 | Awards

National Eye Institute Awards Prize For ‘Retina in a Dish’ Competition

A proposal to create a living model of the human retina won $90,000 in the National Eye Institute (NEI) 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge (3-D ROC). The NEI 3-D ROC is an initiative that seeks to design h…

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Monday, September 25, 2017 | Awards

The American Academy of Optometry Foundation Announces the 2017 Alfred A. Rosenbloom Jr. Low Vision Residency Award Recipient

Rachel Young, OD, low vision, traumatic brain injury, and primary care resident at the VA Long Beach Medical Center was chosen by a committee of members in the Low Vision Section of the American Acade…

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Friday, September 22, 2017 | Awards

The American Academy of Optometry Foundation Selects the 2017 Douglas W. Hopkins Primary Care Residency Award Recipient

Ashley Rose Luke, OD, BS, primary care/ocular disease resident at the Zuni Comprehensive Community Health Center and graduate of Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum Univers…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017 | Awards, Prevent Blindness

Prevent Blindness Announces Call for Nominations for 2018 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health

Prevent Blindness is issuing a call for nominations for the 2018 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health. The award recognizes an individual, team, or organization that has made…

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Friday, September 15, 2017 | Awards, Prevent Blindness

Prevent Blindness Names Sue Downes of MyEyeDr as 2018 Person of Vision Award Recipient

Prevent Blindness has chosen Sue Downes, CEO at MyEyeDr., as the recipient of the 2018 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award. The award will be presented on March 15, 2018, at the Prevent Blindness…

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 | Awards

ASCRS Foundation Announces New Chang Humanitarian Award

The American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the ASCRS Foundation Chang Humanitarian Award. This annual award, which is endowed b…

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | Awards

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Ranked Nation’s #1 in Ophthalmology for 14th Consecutive Year

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Health System and University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has again been ranked as the nation's best in ophthalmology by U.S News &…

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Monday, August 07, 2017 | Awards, Prevent Blindness

Third Annual Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award Announced

Prevent Blindness and the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) announced the recipient of the third annual “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Chi…

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Thursday, July 06, 2017 | Awards

American Academy of Optometry Announces 2017 Award Recipients

Each year the American Academy of Optometry recognizes distinguished individuals who have made contributions to advancing the profession of optometry. “Serving on the Awards Committee may b…

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Monday, June 26, 2017 | Awards, Beaver-Visitec International, BVI

Visitec I-Ring Winner in the 2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA)

Beaver-Visitec International announced that Visitec I-Ring Pupil Expander has been selected as the Gold Winner in the Implant & Tissue-Replacement Products of the 19th Annual Medical Design Excell…

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