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October 26, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY LUMINARY SPEAKER SERIES EXPLORES THE ART OF SIGHT

New York, NY—Ever wonder why we see things the way we do? Learn how sight shapes our reality as the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry partners with the John F. Peto Museum to examine the science of visual perception and the art of illusion used in trompe l’oeil style painting at […]

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October 21, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY REMEMBERS OCNY TRUSTEE HAROLD SPIELMAN, 1927-2021

Businessman and benefactor was a strong supporter of New York city and state education New York, NY—State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry and its foundation, the Optometric Center of New York (OCNY), mourns the passing of OCNY Trustee Emeritus Harold (Hal) Spielman on September 30, 2021. He was 94 years old. A […]

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October 19, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY THIRD-YEAR STUDENTS HEADING TO ACADEMY OF BOSTON 2021

New York, NY—Congratulations to SUNY College of Optometry Class of 2023 students Rebecca Hung and Michelle Kim, who are among over 30 recipients of schools and colleges of optometry across the country of The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) 2021 Student Giving Matching Travel Grants. Both students will have the opportunity to join SUNY Optometry classmates and alumni-residents awarded travel grants earlier this […]

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October 14, 2021

Class of 2021 Graduates Earn American Academy of Optometry 2021 Resident Travel Fellowship Grants 

New York, NY—The American Academy of Optometry announced the names of over 60 recipients of the 2021 Resident Travel Fellowship Grants, which provides $750 in funding for select residents nationwide to attend the Academy 2021 meeting in Boston, November 3-6, 2021. Among this year’s fellowship grant winners are 11 residents who are 2021 graduates of the State […]

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October 13, 2021

ARE CONTACTS RIGHT FOR YOUR SIGHT?

According to the American Optometric Association, an estimated 45 million Americans of all ages wear contacts lenses, including infants. If you’re among the many considering contacts, take time to learn why and how contact lenses can serve your sight from SUNY College of Optometry’s cornea and contact lens expert, David Libassi, OD. Contacts at Work […]

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October 8, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY KICKS OFF 50TH ANNIVERSARY LUMINARY SPEAKER SERIES 

New York, NY—Commemorating 50 years of scholarship and service, SUNY College of Optometry launched the 50th Anniversary Luminary Speaker Series, an online forum featuring experts and advocates addressing various topics in eye care and vision health. The series, which will run through June 2022, is free and open to the public. “We’re pleased to offer programming […]

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September 24, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY GRADUATE HELPS PEOPLE OF ALL AGES MAXIMIZE VISUAL FITNESS

New York, NY—State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry alumna Anne Reuter-Hanna, OD, ’08, says a visit to the eye doctor as a college student-athlete not only improved her performance in the classroom and on the playing field—it opened her eyes to what would become her life’s work. “I was a biochemistry major […]

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September 9, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY RECOGNIZES ALUMNA OF THE YEAR FOR HELPING PATIENTS, PEERS AND ASPIRING OPTOMETRISTS TO SEE MORE CLEARLY

New York, NY — The SUNY College of Optometry Alumni Association has named Neera Kapoor, OD, MS, ’94, as the 2021 “Alumna of the Year.” The award celebrates SUNY Optometry graduates who remain involved with the College through volunteerism and financial support, dedication to the profession through education, organized practice, publications or research, and commitment to community […]

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