Scholarly Activities – March 2016


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Here’s a look at some of our recent scholarly and media activity:

Presentations

Troilo, D.  Eye Institute, Vision Science Distinguished Lecture: “Optical Treatments for Controlling Myopia Progression: Evidence from Experimental Models.” Eye Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin,  February 29, 2016

Pak, J., Wells, E., and Richdale, K.  (2016 June).  Concept mapping as a tool for didactic learning and case presentation in an optometric curriculum.  Poster Sesssion presented at the 2016 Teaching Professors Conference, Washington DC.

Wells, E. and Locascio, J.  “If you build it, they will come:  Re-imagining our space, re-thinking our collection.”  (Presentation, annual meeting of the Metropolitan Library Council, New York, NY., Jan. 21, 2016)

Residents Day Presentations

  • Myopia Progression In Children; Noelda Fernandes, OD; Pediatric Optometry, SUNY
  • Anti-VEGF & Beyond: Upcoming Treatment Paradigms In Exudative AMD; Stella Lee, OD; Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease, New Jersey VA
  • Grand Rounds In Pediatric Cornea; Elsa Sheerer, OD; Pediatric Optometry, SUNY
  • The Lump Behind the Iris A Discussion of Ciliochoroidal Melanoma; Violet Ehiem, OD; Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease, New Jersey VA
  • Balancing Act: The Role of the Neuro-Optometrist in the “Dizzy” Patient; Rima Bakhru,  OD; Vision Rehabilitation (Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation), SUNY
  • Endarterectomy: On Ocular Manifestations Of Carotid Artery Disease; Christine Ahn, OD; Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease, New Jersey VA
  • Ocular Manifestations Of Autoimmune Diseases; Manju Varghese, OD; Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care, VA Hudson Valley
  • Oculomotor Vision Rehabilitation For Acquired Brain Injury; Justine Simon, OD; Vision Therapy, SUNY
  • The Differential Diagnoses Of Bilateral Exudative Retinal Detachment; Mi Mi Lim, OD; Ocular Disease, SUNY
  • Atypical Presentation Of Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy; Emily Hable, OD; Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care, VA Hudson Valley
  • Managing Non-Comitant Deviations; Lauren Strawn, OD; Vision Therapy, SUNY
  • Tuberculosis: Intraocular Involvement; Luisa Prieto, OD; Ocular Disease, SUNY
  • Ocular Side Effects From Systemic Medications; Lauren Feroli, OD; Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care, VA Hudson Valley
  • Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation For Post-Concussion Patients; Kimberly Hamian, OD; Vision Therapy, SUNY
  • Anterior Segment Dysgenesis And Glaucoma; Abby Tang, OD; Ocular Disease, SUNY
  • Ocular Manifestations Of Vasculitis; Joseph Boos, OD; Ocular Disease/ Primary Eye Care, VA Hudson Valley
  • Ocular Nutrition: Learning The Facts To Educate Patients & Improve Wellness; Sandra Griffin, OD; Family Practice Optometry, Keller Army Hospital
  • Lupus And The Eye; Eva Tsui, OD; Ocular Disease, SUNY
  • Peripheral Retinal Hemorrhages: Looking Past Ocular Ischemic Syndrome (OIS); Sarah Zuckerman, OD; Family Practice/Oc Dis, East New York Diagnostic & Treatment Center/SUNY
  • Masquerading Red Eyes…Looks Can Be Deceiving; Heema Desai, OD; Primary Eye/ Ocular Disease, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
  • Rethinking 21st Century Patient Education – Embracing The Tec; Shira Kresch, OD; Ocular Disease/Primary Care, Harbor Health VA
  • “Doc, My Head Hurts” – From Asthenopia To Thrombosis And Everything in Between; Irene Choi, OD; Primary Eye/ Ocular Disease, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
  • The Use Of ERG/VEP In Early Detection Of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma; Mirjeta Abazaga, OD; Ocular Disease/Primary Care, Harbor Health VA
  • Thinking Outside The Field – Interpreting Uncommon Visual Field Defects; Alanna Khattar, OD; Primary Eye/ Ocular Disease, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
  • Non-glaucomatous Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thinning And Optic Nerve Cupping; Joanna Komar, OD; Ocular Disease/Primary Care, Harbor Health VA
  • Multiple Sclerosis For Eye Care Providers; Jannette Hang, OD; Primary Care/Vision Therapy & Low Vision Rehab, Northport VA
  • Unnerving Nerves: How To Keep Composed When Optic Discs Are Not Round, Pink, and Distinct; Anna Wong, OD; Primary Eye/ Ocular Disease, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
  • Fluorescein Angiography vs. OCT. A Comparative Review Of Clinical Indications; Fluorescein Angiography vs. Optical Coherence Tomography. A Comparative Review Of Clinical Indications; Long Dao, OD; Primary Care/Vision Therapy & Low Vision Rehab, Northport VA
  • GL Field Loss: Review Of Current Perimetry With Comparison To Centervue’s Compass Perimeter – D Glaucomatous Field Loss: A Review Of Current Perimetry With Comparison To Centervue’s Compass Perimeter; Marcella Pipitone, OD; Ocular Disease/Primary Eye Care, Harbor Health VA
  • Oh Deer: Diagnosis And Ocular Management Of Lyme Disease; Sarah Arneal, OD; Primary Care/Vision Therapy & Low Vision Rehab, Northport VA
  • The Optometric Practice And Eye Care Accessibility In Rural America: A Cross Sectional Survey; Maegan Sauer, OD; Primary Eye Care, SUNY
  • Covering all Bases: Prism Prescribing in Adults; Amy Lam, OD; Primary Care/Vision Therapy & Low Vision Rehab, Northport VA
  • Making a Rash Decision: Treating Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Skin Conditions; Amy Steinway, OD; Primary Eye Care, SUNY
  • Keratoconus: A New Surgical Technique For Reducing Aberrations; Caitlin Morrison, OD; Cornea/Contact Lens, SUNY
  • Amniotic Membranes for OD’s: Then & Now; Anna Lange, OD; Ocular Disease, Fromer Eye Centers

In the News

News 12 The Bronx: Optometry program making house calls in the Bronx

VisionMonday: Journal Deadline Approaching for SUNY Optometry Gala Honoring Allergan’s Saunders and Walman’s Bassett

VisionMonday: Essilor of America, Rick Bay Foundation and SUNY Optometry Name Inaugural Innovator Award

Recent News

• International Initiative Commits to Advance Access to Vision Care in China
• Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson Visits SUNY Optometry
• SUNY Optometry’s University Eye Center Makes Holiday Donation to Guttman Community College Student Food Pantry
• SUNY Optometry NextGen: Meredith Stallone, Class of 2018