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Dr. Earl Smith named one of "Most Influential in Optometry"

Posted On: 10/15/2015


The article notes, “Dr. Smith’s research on refractive development has helped define the operating characteristics of the vision-dependent mechanisms that regulate ocular growth. In particular, he demonstrated that peripheral vision has a significant impact on central refractive development. These results motivated the development of peripheral optical treatment strategies for slowing myopia progression in children.”

Optometric Management and UHCO are honored to have the opportunity to say “thank you” to those recognized. For additional information on Dr. Smith and his leading research, visit the UHCO website. To see other UHCO alum that made the list, visit the Optometric Management website.