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Charles "C.J." Dale is the recipient of the 2020 VCS Distinguished Student Service Award
September 8, 2020
Charles "C.J." Dale is the recipient of the 2020 VCS Distinguished Student Service Award

Charles “C.J.” Dale, a third year optometry student enrolled in the O.D./M.S. program at the University of Houston College of Optometry, is the recipient of the 2020 VCS Distinguished Student Service Award for his contributions to vision care and public health.

August 25, 2020
UHCO Student Easy Anyama Launches Optometry Vlog in Partnership with ASCO
UHCO Student Easy Anyama Launches Optometry Vlog in Partnership with ASCO

Easy Anyama, a second-year optometry student at the University of Houston College of Optometry, launched a vlog series titled “Easy on the Eyes: An Optometry Vlog.” The series will be featured on the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry website.

In the first episode, Anyama shares the story of how he left NFL ambitions to pursue his passion in optometry and the life lessons he’s learned along the way.

Check out Easy on the Eyes, Episode 1: https://youtu.be/wyVBZhxeSxE

August 11, 2020
Multifocal Contact Lenses Slow Myopia Progression in Children
Multifocal Contact Lenses Slow Myopia Progression in Children

Children wearing multifocal contact lenses had slower progression of their myopia, according to results from a three-year clinical trial funded by the National Eye Institute. David A. Berntsen, principal investigator of the University of Houston clinical site as well as associate professor and Golden-Golden professor at the UH College of Optometry, and his co-investigators published their findings from the Bifocal Lenses In Nearsighted Kids (BLINK) study on August 11 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

July 20, 2020
UHCO's Connor Christensen Wins 2020 AOSA Optometry Student Bowl
UHCO's Connor Christensen

Connor Christensen, a fourth-year student at the University of Houston College of Optometry, won the American Optometric Student Association's 2020 Optometry Student Bowl.

June 25, 2020
UH Optometry Community Says Goodbye to Longtime Supporter Dwayne Yeager
Dr. Tom Pruett

Dr. Dwayne Yeager, a University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) alumnus and a beloved longtime preceptor, died June 22, 2020. He was 64.

June 18, 2020
UH Optometry Student and Epidemiologist C.J. Dale is Working to Prevent Further Coronavirus Outbreak
C.J. Dale

Charles "CJ" Dale, a third-year optometry student in the O.D./M.S. program at the UH College of Optometry, shares about the important COVID-19 work he is doing with Harris County Public Health and the role of optometry in relation to chronic diseases.