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July 19, 2021

LARGEST RESIDENCY CLASS IN SUNY OPTOMETRY HISTORY BEGINS TRAINING

New York, NY—The State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry welcomed new residents hailing from regions close to home and across the nation during an on-campus orientation held on July 16.  A diverse group comprised of 22 recent graduates from SUNY Optometry, including one candidate in the final leg of completing a joint […]

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July 15, 2021

SUNY Optometry Announces 2021 Mentor of the Year

Alumni take time to guide and inspire the future of optometry ​New York, NY—The road from pupil to professional in optometry is best traveled with guidance from those who paved the way. Through the Family of Mentors Program (FMP) at SUNY College of Optometry, an initiative designed to help students connect with graduates, organizations, and […]

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July 8, 2021

You Can Have the Healthiest Eyes on the Block

From exploring your family tree to wearing proper eyewear, there are lots of things you can do to give your eye health a boost. Know your family history. Are there any eye conditions that run in your family? Ask around, then let your eye care provider know so they can assess your risk for those diseases. […]

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July 7, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY PARTNERS WITH VSP GLOBAL TO LAUNCH CAMP FOR ASPIRING EYE DOCTORS

Program seeks to guide and inspire underrepresented students to careers in healthcare   New York, NY—State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry welcomed more than 100 aspiring optometry students from close to home and abroad to its newly launched Eye-CARE Summer Camp, a three-day program designed to expose participants to the optometric profession […]

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June 23, 2021

RACE IN OPTOMETRY—ONE YEAR LATER

Panelists praise slow but steady progress for people of color in optometric education and practice  New York, NY— The State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry reflected on the progress to recruit, advance, and support people of color during Race in Optometry—One Year Later, featuring perspectives from panelists from various sectors of optometry. […]

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June 18, 2021

SUNY College of Optometry Hosts Forum on Culturally Responsible Care

Panelists and participants discuss learning to serve patients’ unique needs first New York-NY—From appointment to exam, taking time to understand a patient’s beliefs and values from the start can lead to more productive visits with their providers and better health outcomes. This critical perspective in healthcare delivery served as the focus of Cases in Culturally […]

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June 18, 2021

HONORING JUNETEENTH

Dear College Community, SUNY College of Optometry joins with our Black students, faculty and staff in recognition of Juneteenth, the commemoration of the ending of slavery over 150 years ago. Our observance of this day on June 19th is a significant part of not only Black history but also America’s history in the journey to […]

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June 15, 2021

SUNY College of Optometry Student Receives AAOF Research Award

Orlando, Fl.—State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry third year OD/MS student, Gulnoza Azieva, has been named the recipient of the Joe and Janet Barr Early Career Cornea and Contact Lens Research Award presented by The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF).  She earned the award in support of her research project focusing […]

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