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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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September 8, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY STUDENTS AMONG RECIPIENTS OF THE 2021 STUDENT TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP GRANTS PRESENTED BY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPTOMETRY AND ITS FOUNDATION

NEW YORK, NY – The American Academy of Optometry and the American Academy of Optometry Foundation announced more than 40 recipients of the 2021 Student Travel Fellowship Grants, which provides $750 in funding for select students to attend the Academy 2021 meeting in Boston, November 3-6, 2021.  Names of the awardees were released by the Academy on […]

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August 25, 2021

FYEye Fall 2021

Dear Students, Colleagues and Supporters, As we begin another academic year, the College carries forward the lessons learned in this pandemic era to foster a structured yet engaged campus environment including a safe return to in-person instruction. Given our progress, however, we are mindful of the need to be flexible in these uncertain times and […]

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August 20, 2021

SUNY Optometry Marks a Milestone as 50th Class Begins Training 

  New York, NY— The first step toward becoming an eye doctor began this week for the Class of 2025 as they embarked on their first semester of study at the State University of New York College of Optometry. The group of aspiring optometrists made up of 98 new students, including 76 women, is the […]

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