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 the best continuing education in the industry. 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 … 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