Homebound Program to Expand into the Bronx
Care Providers Introduce Themselves at Externship Expo
The College held its 3rd Annual Externship EXPO last month. The event is designed to provide an opportunity for care providers from a range of different practice modes and specializations to meet students and talk to them about their work prior to the students doing their fourth year externships.
SUNY Optometry Begins Collaboration with The Door
This month, the College began providing comprehensive eye care services during weekly rotations at The Door, a 43-year-old organization in lower Manhattan that provides a range of innovative services for young people.
Health Care Community Prepares for ICD-10
After a two year delay, the new International Classification of Diseases, or ICD-10, is set to launch on October 1, creating an unusually high level of anxiety among health care providers across the United States.
University Eye Center Promotes Healthy Contact Lens Use
Last week, as part of Contact Lens Health Week sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Optometric Association and several other organizations, the University Eye Center engaged in a proactive, community-wide educational campaign designed to promote proper contact lens wear and safety.
Club of the Year: Student Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry
We asked club president and third year OD student, Natalie Nguyen, a few questions about the Student Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry which the Student Council recently named “Club of the Year.”
Faculty and Staff News September 2015
Here's what our faculty and staff have been up to lately
Watch: CSTEP Summer Academic Program
Watch students discuss the SUNY College of Optometry, CSTEP Summer Academic Program.
A Closer Look at the 2015-16 Residency Class
Dr. Rima Bakhru, a vision therapy resident focusing on neuro-optometric rehabilitation, talks about why she chose her residency and what life is like as a resident.
South African Optometric Leader Visits Campus
Ms. Vanessa Moodley, a leader within South Africa’s optometric community and a member of the Department of Optometry at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, spoke about how activism in organized optometry proved to be pivotal in helping to expand the profession’s role within South Africa’s health care system.