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  • Grand Rounds of the Anterior Segment

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/21/2017

    This one hour course will review various cases of the anterior segment and specific treatment and management options. Each case will be supported by clinical photographs and / or videos to enhance the learning and discussion, along with audience participation using an interactive digital polling process.

    This one hour course will review various cases of the anterior segment and specific treatment and management options. Each case will be supported by clinical photographs and / or videos to enhance the learning and discussion, along with audience participation using an interactive digital polling process. To receive distance learning credits for this course, please view it at https://learning.aaopt.org/pro...

    Nicholas Colatrella, OD, FAAO, Diplomate, Anterior Segment

    Med Director/Owner of PineCone Vision Center

    Nicholas Colatrella, OD, FAAO, Dipl AAO is a residency trained optometrist, who is the medical director and owner of PineCone Vision Center in Sartell, MN. Dr. Colatrella is board certified by the American Board of Optometry and the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. Dr. Colatrella received his Bachelor of Science degree from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, and his Doctor of Optometry with honors from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He completed his residency in ocular disease at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio and served as the director of operations at Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons for 8 years. 

    Dr. Colatrella is a fellow, and Anterior Segment Diplomate, in the American Academy of Optometry, past Chair of its disease section, and a founding chair of the Anterior Segment Section. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Past President of the Minnesota Optometric Association and the Past President of Illinois College of Optometry Alumni Council. He has been published several times and lectures nationally on various topics including LASIK, cataracts, pharmacology, dry eye and corneal diseases. He is an adjunct professor for several Colleges of Optometry and routinely mentors optometry student externs. Dr. Colatrella has proudly accepted numerous awards and was honored to accept the “Young Optometrist of the Year” award both in Ohio and Minnesota. He was also acknowledged as one of Best and Brightest “Forty under 40” in the eye care industry by Vision Monday Magazine and humbly accepted the “Sartell Business of the Year” award. Dr. Colatrella enjoys his children, biking, running, tri /duathlons, fantasy football and home improvement. 

    Jeffrey R Varanelli, OD, FAAO

    Dr. Varanelli is a 1998 graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry. Currently, Dr. Varanelli is an associate at the Simone Eye Center, where he specializes in comprehensive eye care, with an emphasis on the medical and surgical co-management of eye disease. Dr. Varanelli is a member of many local, state, and national societies, including the American Optometric Association and the Michigan Optometric Association, where he served on the Continuing Education Committee for 9 years. He currently serves on the Bylaws and Resolutions Committee, the Recruitment and Retention Committee, the Nominating Committee, and the Medicaid Committee. 

    Dr. Varanelli is a Diplomate in the American Board of Optometry, as well as the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a founding member of the Academy’s Anterior Segment Section, and its Immediate Past Chair. He served as a Clinical Examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry, is a past president of the Metropolitan Detroit Optometric Society, as well as a Past President of the Illinois College of Optometry Alumni Council. 

    Dr. Varanelli has been a Clinical Associate Professor at the Michigan College of Optometry, and is a Course Reviewer for the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education. He is a published author and has lectured extensively to the optometric profession and to other health care workers and organizations. He is sought after to lecture on topics related to refractive surgery, anterior segment pathology, dry eye, pharmacology, and other eye care topics. He was awarded the Michigan Optometric Association’s Young Optometrist of the Year in 2004. 

  • Innovations in Ocular Drug Delivery Systems

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/21/2017

    Patient adherence with topical medications is less than desirable, and this course will discuss how to get the bottle out of the patients hands. This course will focus on current and future advancements in ocular drug delivery systems. This discussion will include the impact these technologies have on the management of various ocular conditions. Topics will include drug vehicles, pharmaceutical contact lenses, punctal plugs, surgical devices and delivery, and nanotechnology.

    Patient adherence with topical medications is less than desirable, and this course will discuss how to get the bottle out of the patients hands.  This course will focus on current and future advancements in ocular drug delivery systems.  This discussion will include the impact these technologies have on the management of various ocular conditions.  Topics will include drug vehicles, pharmaceutical contact lenses, punctal plugs, surgical devices and delivery, and nanotechnology.

    Justin Alexander Schweitzer, OD, FAAO

    Dr. Justin Schweitzer specializes in advanced glaucoma, refractive surgical clinical care, and anterior segment pathology at Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR. He spent six years in private practice optometry and decided in 2012 to pursue his dream to focus on glaucoma, advanced anterior segment surgery care and pathology. He completed his residency at Vance Thompson Vision in 2013. Dr. Schweitzer is a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, Scleral Lens Education Society, AOA, Intrepid Eye Society and South Dakota Optometric Association. Dr. Schweitzer has had multiple articles published and has delivered lectures on glaucoma, anterior segment pathology, refractive surgical clinical care and surgical management.

    Walter O Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO

    Director of Optometric Services

    Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO serves as the Director of Optometric Services and Residency Program Supervisor at Virginia Eye Consultants in Norfolk, Virginia where his practice encompasses ocular surface disease, glaucoma, surgical co-management, clinical research and the supervision of an extensive referral network. Dr. Whitley is a nationally recognized author and lecturer on topics ranging from ocular disease, surgical co-management and practice management topics. He serves as Co-Chief Medical Editor for Collaborative Eye and contributing editor for the Review of Optometry and Optometry Times. Dr. Whitley is actively involved with the local, state and national optometric associations serving as the president elect and the education co-chair for the Virginia Optometric Association. In 2012, he was named the Young OD of the Year for the Virginia Optometric Association.

    Derek N Cunningham, OD, FAAO

    Director of Optometry and Research

    Dr. Cunningham is the Director of Optometry and Research at Dell Laser Consultants in Austin, Texas. He is a founding member and chair of the Integrated Ophthalmic Managed Eyecare Delivery Task Force by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is the chief medical editor of Optometry’s only pathology based publication – Advanced Ocular Care. He is also the author of The Surgical Minute column in Review of Optometry and the host of Innovations in Clinical Practice video series on Eyetubeod.com. Previously, Dr. Cunningham was the resident education supervisor at the Division of Ophthalmology, Texas Tech School of Medicine at El Paso.

  • Grand Rounds of the Anterior Segment (Audio only)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/13/2017

    This one hour course will review various cases of the anterior segment and specific treatment and management options. Each case will be supported by clinical photographs and / or videos to enhance the learning and discussion, along with audience participation using an interactive digital polling process.

    This one hour course will review various cases of the anterior segment and specific treatment and management options. Each case will be supported by clinical photographs and / or videos to enhance the learning and discussion, along with audience participation using an interactive digital polling process. To receive distance learning credits for this course, please view it at https://learning.aaopt.org/pro...

    Nicholas Colatrella, OD, FAAO, Diplomate, Anterior Segment

    Med Director/Owner of PineCone Vision Center

    Nicholas Colatrella, OD, FAAO, Dipl AAO is a residency trained optometrist, who is the medical director and owner of PineCone Vision Center in Sartell, MN. Dr. Colatrella is board certified by the American Board of Optometry and the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. Dr. Colatrella received his Bachelor of Science degree from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, and his Doctor of Optometry with honors from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He completed his residency in ocular disease at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio and served as the director of operations at Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons for 8 years. 

    Dr. Colatrella is a fellow, and Anterior Segment Diplomate, in the American Academy of Optometry, past Chair of its disease section, and a founding chair of the Anterior Segment Section. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, Past President of the Minnesota Optometric Association and the Past President of Illinois College of Optometry Alumni Council. He has been published several times and lectures nationally on various topics including LASIK, cataracts, pharmacology, dry eye and corneal diseases. He is an adjunct professor for several Colleges of Optometry and routinely mentors optometry student externs. Dr. Colatrella has proudly accepted numerous awards and was honored to accept the “Young Optometrist of the Year” award both in Ohio and Minnesota. He was also acknowledged as one of Best and Brightest “Forty under 40” in the eye care industry by Vision Monday Magazine and humbly accepted the “Sartell Business of the Year” award. Dr. Colatrella enjoys his children, biking, running, tri /duathlons, fantasy football and home improvement. 

    Jeffrey R Varanelli, OD, FAAO

    Dr. Varanelli is a 1998 graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry. Currently, Dr. Varanelli is an associate at the Simone Eye Center, where he specializes in comprehensive eye care, with an emphasis on the medical and surgical co-management of eye disease. Dr. Varanelli is a member of many local, state, and national societies, including the American Optometric Association and the Michigan Optometric Association, where he served on the Continuing Education Committee for 9 years. He currently serves on the Bylaws and Resolutions Committee, the Recruitment and Retention Committee, the Nominating Committee, and the Medicaid Committee. 

    Dr. Varanelli is a Diplomate in the American Board of Optometry, as well as the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a founding member of the Academy’s Anterior Segment Section, and its Immediate Past Chair. He served as a Clinical Examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry, is a past president of the Metropolitan Detroit Optometric Society, as well as a Past President of the Illinois College of Optometry Alumni Council. 

    Dr. Varanelli has been a Clinical Associate Professor at the Michigan College of Optometry, and is a Course Reviewer for the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education. He is a published author and has lectured extensively to the optometric profession and to other health care workers and organizations. He is sought after to lecture on topics related to refractive surgery, anterior segment pathology, dry eye, pharmacology, and other eye care topics. He was awarded the Michigan Optometric Association’s Young Optometrist of the Year in 2004. 

  • Innovations in Ocular Drug Delivery Systems (Audio only)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/13/2017

    Patient adherence with topical medications is less than desirable, and this course will discuss how to get the bottle out of the patients hands. This course will focus on current and future advancements in ocular drug delivery systems. This discussion will include the impact these technologies have on the management of various ocular conditions. Topics will include drug vehicles, pharmaceutical contact lenses, punctal plugs, surgical devices and delivery, and nanotechnology.

    Patient adherence with topical medications is less than desirable, and this course will discuss how to get the bottle out of the patients hands.  This course will focus on current and future advancements in ocular drug delivery systems.  This discussion will include the impact these technologies have on the management of various ocular conditions.  Topics will include drug vehicles, pharmaceutical contact lenses, punctal plugs, surgical devices and delivery, and nanotechnology.

    Justin Alexander Schweitzer, OD, FAAO

    Dr. Justin Schweitzer specializes in advanced glaucoma, refractive surgical clinical care, and anterior segment pathology at Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR. He spent six years in private practice optometry and decided in 2012 to pursue his dream to focus on glaucoma, advanced anterior segment surgery care and pathology. He completed his residency at Vance Thompson Vision in 2013. Dr. Schweitzer is a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, Scleral Lens Education Society, AOA, Intrepid Eye Society and South Dakota Optometric Association. Dr. Schweitzer has had multiple articles published and has delivered lectures on glaucoma, anterior segment pathology, refractive surgical clinical care and surgical management.

    Walter O Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO

    Director of Optometric Services

    Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO serves as the Director of Optometric Services and Residency Program Supervisor at Virginia Eye Consultants in Norfolk, Virginia where his practice encompasses ocular surface disease, glaucoma, surgical co-management, clinical research and the supervision of an extensive referral network. Dr. Whitley is a nationally recognized author and lecturer on topics ranging from ocular disease, surgical co-management and practice management topics. He serves as Co-Chief Medical Editor for Collaborative Eye and contributing editor for the Review of Optometry and Optometry Times. Dr. Whitley is actively involved with the local, state and national optometric associations serving as the president elect and the education co-chair for the Virginia Optometric Association. In 2012, he was named the Young OD of the Year for the Virginia Optometric Association.

    Derek N Cunningham, OD, FAAO

    Director of Optometry and Research

    Dr. Cunningham is the Director of Optometry and Research at Dell Laser Consultants in Austin, Texas. He is a founding member and chair of the Integrated Ophthalmic Managed Eyecare Delivery Task Force by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is the chief medical editor of Optometry’s only pathology based publication – Advanced Ocular Care. He is also the author of The Surgical Minute column in Review of Optometry and the host of Innovations in Clinical Practice video series on Eyetubeod.com. Previously, Dr. Cunningham was the resident education supervisor at the Division of Ophthalmology, Texas Tech School of Medicine at El Paso.

  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)- Posterior Segment Applications (Audio only)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/13/2017

    This course reviews morphologic characteristics of the vitreous, retina & optic nerve as defined by optical coherence tomography (OCT). A methodological approach is utilized to define diseases based upon OCT imaging. Utilization of OCT in the diagnosis and management of vitreal, macular, neuro-sensory retinal, sub-retinal and optic nerve diseases is examined and discussed.

    This course reviews morphologic characteristics of the vitreous, retina & optic nerve as defined by optical coherence tomography (OCT). A methodological approach is utilized to define diseases based upon OCT imaging. Utilization of OCT in the diagnosis and management of vitreal, macular, neuro-sensory retinal, sub-retinal and optic nerve diseases is examined and discussed.

    Nancy N Wong, OD, PhD, FAAO

    Nicolas M Beaupre, OD, FAAO

    Clinical Director

    Dr. Nicolas Beaupre OD, FAAO is the clinical director of Midwest Eye Professionals, an optometric/ophthalmologic referral center outside of Chicago. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry. Dr. Beaupre completed his residency in Primary Care / Ocular Disease at the Veterans Administration Hudson Valley Health Care System in New York. With a passion for teaching, Dr. Beaupre runs the externship program at Midwest Eye, accepting 4th year students from ICO and NECO. He enjoys lecturing and is especially excited to be a part of the American Academy of Optometry in his hometown. 

  • When Glaucoma Is Not Glaucoma (Audio only)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/13/2017

    This course discusses cases of optic nerve pallor and other abnormalities in patients diagnosed with or suspected to have glaucoma. It is imperative to recognize and properly manage optic nerve pallor especially when presenting simultaneously in glaucoma patients and suspects. Key features to identify compressive tumors and other neurological lesions as well as retinal disease are presented to assist in accurate diagnoses. Utilizing ancillary testing including: fundus photography, visual field testing, and optical coherence tomography can provide additional diagnostic information to aid in the diagnosis of these patients.

    This course discusses cases of optic nerve pallor and other abnormalities in patients diagnosed with or suspected to have glaucoma. It is imperative to recognize and properly manage optic nerve pallor especially when presenting simultaneously in glaucoma patients and suspects. Key features to identify compressive tumors and other neurological lesions as well as retinal disease are presented to assist in accurate diagnoses. Utilizing ancillary testing including: fundus photography, visual field testing, and optical coherence tomography can provide additional diagnostic information to aid in the diagnosis of these patients.

    Joseph W Sowka, OD, FAAO

    Professor of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry

    Dr. Sowka is a Professor of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry where he serves as Chief of The Advanced Care Service and Director of the Glaucoma Service at the College’s Eye Institute. He is also Chair of the Department of Optometric Sciences. He is the longest tenured faculty member at the College. 

    Dr. Sowka is a founding member of both the Optometric Glaucoma Society and Optometric Retina Society. He is formerly the Vice President of the Optometric Glaucoma Society and is currently the President of the Optometric Glaucoma Society Foundation. He is also the Vice Chair of the Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders in Optometry Special Interest Group for the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Sowka is a Glaucoma Diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry. He is the lead author of the annual Handbook of Ocular Disease Management published by Review of Optometry. 

    Leticia Rousso, OD, FAAO

    Instructor

    Leticia Rousso graduated from the University of Florida receiving a Bachelor's degree in Health Science. She received her Doctorate of Optometry degree at Nova Southeastern University. She continued her education at Nova Southeastern University by completing an intensive residency program specializing in ocular disease. She is currently an instructor at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry.

  • Lab Testing in Optometric Practice: The Basics (Audio only)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/13/2017

    The following interactive presentation will explore the various lab testing used in the diagnosis of systemic conditions that have associated manifestations in the eye and ocular structures. Common ocular conditions and the associated systemic diseases will be reviewed with an emphasis on what tests should be ordered and what the optometric physician should know once the results are back.

    The following interactive presentation will explore the various lab testing used in the diagnosis of systemic conditions that have associated manifestations in the eye and ocular structures.  Common ocular conditions and the associated systemic diseases will be reviewed with an emphasis on what tests should be ordered and what the optometric physician should know once the results are back.

    Blair B Lonsberry, OD, MEd, FAAO

    Full Professor at Pacific University College of Optometry

    Dr. Lonsberry obtained his Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 1996 after completing a Master of Science in Physiology from the University of Manitoba. He completed his residency in Primary Care Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1997, then joined the faculty at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. During his time at SCO, he completed a Masters in Education degree with an emphasis in adult learning. 

    Currently, Dr. Lonsberry is a Full Professor with Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon. 

    Dr. Lonsberry is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, the Optometric Retinal Society, the Optometric Glaucoma Society, and the Ocular Surface Society of Optometry. 

  • Doctor, I See Double: Managing Cranial Nerve Palsies (Audio only)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/13/2017

    This presentation provides necessary understanding of the signs and symptoms that accompany various types of neurogenic diplopia. An additional goal is to understand possible systemic implications and appropriate medical testing for patients presenting with diplopia. This course details in a case based format the diagnosis of patients presenting with diplopia. A diagnostic algorithm is presented to allow the audience member to follow the clinical findings to an appropriate differential diagnosis with emphasis on pertinent neuroanatomy and potential causative factors. Current therapeutic management and appropriate diagnostic testing is heavily emphasized and key points are reinforced with easy-to-remember 'Odes'.

    This presentation provides necessary understanding of the signs and symptoms that accompany various types of neurogenic diplopia. An additional goal is to understand possible systemic implications and appropriate medical testing for patients presenting with diplopia. This course details in a case based format the diagnosis of patients presenting with diplopia. A diagnostic algorithm is presented to allow the audience member to follow the clinical findings to an appropriate differential diagnosis with emphasis on pertinent neuroanatomy and potential causative factors. Current therapeutic management and appropriate diagnostic testing is heavily emphasized and key points are reinforced with easy-to-remember 'Odes'. In order to receive distance learning credit for this course, please view it at https://learning.aaopt.org/products/doctor-i-see-double-managing-cranial-nerve-palsies-credit.

    Joseph W Sowka, OD, FAAO

    Professor of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry

    Dr. Sowka is a Professor of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry where he serves as Chief of The Advanced Care Service and Director of the Glaucoma Service at the College’s Eye Institute. He is also Chair of the Department of Optometric Sciences. He is the longest tenured faculty member at the College. 

    Dr. Sowka is a founding member of both the Optometric Glaucoma Society and Optometric Retina Society. He is formerly the Vice President of the Optometric Glaucoma Society and is currently the President of the Optometric Glaucoma Society Foundation. He is also the Vice Chair of the Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders in Optometry Special Interest Group for the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Sowka is a Glaucoma Diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry. He is the lead author of the annual Handbook of Ocular Disease Management published by Review of Optometry. 

  • AMD Multimodal Imaging: Essential Concepts & Clinical Applications (Audio only)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/12/2017

    Multimodal imaging brings together information from spectral domain ocular coherence tomography (SD-OCT) and confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy (cSLO) imaging. Combined, these imaging strategies open the door for new and exciting evaluative techniques of the retina and choroid by optometrists. This course offers an in depth review of multimodal imaging findings and diagnostic strategies for the full spectrum of age-related macular degeneration disease.

    Multimodal imaging brings together information from spectral domain ocular coherence tomography (SD-OCT) and confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy (cSLO) imaging. Combined, these imaging strategies open the door for new and exciting evaluative techniques of the retina and choroid by optometrists. This course offers an in depth review of multimodal imaging findings and diagnostic strategies for the full spectrum of age-related macular degeneration disease.

    Scott A Anthony, OD, FAAO

    Chief of the Optometry Section- VA Med Center

    Dr. Anthony practices at the Cleveland VA Medical Center and is the Chief of the Optometry Section. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Optometry and completed his Ocular Disease Residency at the Brooklyn/St.Albans VA.

  • Some Common (and Some Not So Common) Posterior Pole Observations & Their Management (Audio only)

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/12/2017

    Eight different case presentations will be shared that range from specific vasculopathies to retinal toxicity from commonly used medications. Specific ancillary diagnostic techniques such as MR imaging, specific blood markers and OCT-A imaging will highlight the need for on-going investigation and surveillance in certain cases in order to make a timely diagnosis and assure adequate treatment. Multiple case examples may mimic common eye conditions such as glaucoma and other conditions that affect the optic nerve and retina. Coordination of care with medical sub-specialties is essential to assure the best outcome possible and when indicated will be emphasized in this course.

    Eight different case presentations will be shared that range from specific vasculopathies to retinal toxicity from commonly used medications. Specific ancillary diagnostic techniques such as MR imaging, specific blood markers and OCT-A imaging will highlight the need for on-going investigation and surveillance in certain cases in order to make a timely diagnosis and assure adequate treatment. Multiple case examples may mimic common eye conditions such as glaucoma and other conditions that affect the optic nerve and retina. Coordination of care with medical sub-specialties is essential to assure the best outcome possible and when indicated will be emphasized in this course.

    Joseph P Shovlin, OD, FAAO

    Senior Optometrist

    Joseph Shovlin is a senior optometrist at Northeastern Eye Institute in Scranton, PA. He is an alumnus (1980) of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he serves as adjunct faculty. He is a distinguished practitioner of the National Academy of Practice, diplomate and past chair of the Section On Cornea, Contact Lenses and Refractive Technologies of the American Academy of Optometry and past chair of the Contact Lens and Cornea Section of the American Optometric Association. 

    A few of his consulting arrangements include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Workgroup on Contact Lenses and the scientific advisory committee of the Pennsylvania Lion’s Eye Research Foundation. He has served on the Ophthalmic Devices’ Advisory Panel of FDA (voting member and consultant) and the National Advisory Eye Council of NIH. 

    He is associate clinical editor of Review of Optometry and clinical editor of Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses, section editor of Optometric Physician On-Line, journal board member of Optometry Times, Primary Care Optometry News and has served as a contributing editor for Optometry, International Contact Lens Clinic, Contemporary Optometry, Optometric Management and consulting editor of Contact Lens Spectrum. 

    Within the Academy, he is currently the Board President and has served on the board of directors of the American Optometric Foundation. He has received several honors and awards including the American Optometric Association’s CLCS Achievement Award (2008), the Albert Fitch Memorial Alumnus of the Year recipient for PCO at Salus University (2011) and the Legend Award of the Contact Lens and Cornea Section of the AOA (2012).