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January 26, 2021

What You Need to Know About Thyroid Eye Disease

New York, NY — January 27, 2021 According to the National Organization for Rare Disorders, thyroid eye disease (TED) affects an estimated 1 in every 6,250 women and 1 in 34,482 men. Left undiagnosed and untreated, it is a condition that can contribute to vision loss. What is the cause of TED, and how is it […]

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January 11, 2021

How to Safeguard Against a Silent Sight Stealer

New York, NY—January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sneaky “thief of sight” which impacts nearly 3 million people in the United States—and many may not even know it. “In most cases, patients with glaucoma do not have symptoms until very late in the disease,” says Jennifer […]

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December 24, 2020

SUNY Optometry Alum Receives Prestigious Award from NYC Health + Hospitals

SUNY Optometry Alum Receives Prestigious Award from NYC Health + Hospitals December 24, 2020 New York, NY—SUNY College of Optometry alumna Andrea Nikki Cotler, OD, FAAO, ’06, is among nine recipients of the 2020 Performance Improvement Champion Award presented by NYC Health + Hospitals, a healthcare system made up of more than 40,000 employees and […]

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December 10, 2020

SUNY Optometry Celebrates First Annual BLAACK Week

Campus-wide program promotes cultural competency through creativity and conversation December 10, 2020 New York, NY—As part of the mission to advance diversity and inclusion at SUNY College of Optometry, the school’s Task Force on Race and Equity rolled out the first of many programs to promote active participation, understanding, and dialogue among students and staff […]

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December 9, 2020

Help SUNY College of Optometry Spread the Goodness on Giving Tuesday

New York, NY— Join SUNY College of Optometry as we take time to pause amid pandemic challenges and uncertainty to share in the spirit of solidarity and philanthropy on Giving Tuesday–December 1, a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity in various ways. How can you participate? […]

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December 9, 2020

Spotlight on Diabetes Awareness Month:

What You Need to Know About Diabetes and Vision Health New York, NY—Did you know that diabetes can be detected through an eye exam? Because diabetes affects the blood vessels, the eyes are unique in that it is the only place in our body that we can see blood vessels without surgery, explains Dr. Shelby […]

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