From The University of Houston College of Optometry
UEI supports Houston community at CT Church
The University Eye Institute (UEI) visited the CT church in southeast Houston this past weekend. Providing over 145 people and their families information and resource material about the importance of eye care. "Annual comprehensive eye examinations, early detection, and timely treatment is very important", said Dr. Knowles; as she reminds us that November is Diabetes Awareness Month.
photo: Christian Loayza, Dr. Julianne Knowles, and Azaneth Bazan
At the 94th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), Swati C. Modi, OD, FAAO ’98 and Ana M. Perez, OD. FAAO, were awarded Diplomate status in the Low Vision Section of the American Academy of Optometry. Approximately 7% of Fellows of the AAO have achieved the distinction of being a Diplomate. Both doctors are faculty at the University of Houston College of Optometry in the Center for Sight Enhancement. This service area provides multidisciplinary service, training and resources in low vision rehabilitation to help people of all ages with vision loss lead independent and productive lives.
Pat Segu, O.D., FAAO, ’92 has earned the highest honor of the American Public Health Association- Vision Care Section (APHA-VCS) to be the 2015 Distinguished Service Award Recipient. The APHA-VCS Distinguished Service Awards was established in 1981, and is presented to an individual, institution or group who has made an outstanding contribution or demonstrated continual high quality service in the area of public health eye/vision care.
Construction of the University of Houston's Health and Biomedical Sciences Building II will begin on Friday July 10, 2015. Much of the parking lot adjacent to the University Eye Institute will then no longer be available, so UEI patients will be able to park at no cost in the Welcome Center Student Garage across from the J. Davis Armistead and Health and Biomedical Sciences buildings on Calhoun Road.