Join us for Optometry’s Meeting

Optometry’s Meeting brings the optometry community together to shape the future of the profession, connect with colleagues and get quality continuing education. Attend #OM2019 to -Take advantage of programs designed just for STUDENTS -Access more than 140 profession-leading education sessions -Explore our dynamic exhibit floor featuring innovative eye care technology and solutions -Enjoy endless networking … Continue reading Join us for Optometry’s Meeting

Faculty News

Cornea and Contact Lens resident, Dr. Jonathan Chen (with Dr. Julie DeKinder), presented a poster entitled “Contact Lens Challenges for Microcornea with a Glaucoma Drainage Device” at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, held January 24 – 27 in Las Vegas. Assistant Clinical Professor, Dr. Jessica Tu, presented a poster entitled “PIGGYBACK ATTACK: Piggyback Lens Fit … Continue reading Faculty News

College of Optometry Alumni, Students, and Faculty Participate in National Keratoconus Foundation-Sponsored Event Featuring St. Louis Cardinals Outfielder Tommy Pham

On Monday evening, September 11th, Cardinals outfielder Tommy Pham was the featured speaker at a local event for individuals with keratoconus and their referring doctors. This included members of the MD-OD Contact Lens Foundation of St. Louis, as well as Dr. Julie DeKinder, Director of Academic and Residency Programs, and Dr. Jean Bennett.  Tommy provided … Continue reading College of Optometry Alumni, Students, and Faculty Participate in National Keratoconus Foundation-Sponsored Event Featuring St. Louis Cardinals Outfielder Tommy Pham

2017 Annual Optometry Academe

On Sunday, August 20, 2017, the College of Optometry hosted 175 optometrists for a continuing education program on retina and systemic disease. The speakers were Dr. Joseph Pizzimenti, from University of the Incarnate Word, and Dr. Carlo Pelino, from Salus University. They returned following a successful program in August 2016. Attendees participated in lecture and … Continue reading 2017 Annual Optometry Academe