2011-2012 Individual Accomplishments

Shun-nan Yang, with Scott Cooper and Jim Sheedy, Optometry, published a study, “Stereoscopic Viewing and Reported Perceived Immersion and Symptoms” in the July issue of the journal Optometry & Vision Science.

Lorne Yudcovitch , Optometry, had “Floaters and Decreased Vision as Initial Symptoms of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia,” published in Clinical and Experimental Optometry, October 2011. With David Glabe ’12 and Brandon Reed O.D. ’12, he published two instructional and clinical guides, “Ocular Coherence Tomography Guide” and “GCx Guide” on Pacific University CommonKnowledge. He also presented several lectures:

· “Landmark Glaucoma Studies: How Do They Help Our Patients?” at the New Hampshire Optometric Association meeting.

· “Macular Diseases: Clinical Entities and Management,” at the New Hampshire Optometric Association meeting.

· “Optic Nerve and Visual Fields Case Presentations,” at the New Hampshire Optometric Association meeting.

· “Visual Field Basics,” at the Pacific University Island Eyes Conference in Hawaii.

· “Ophthalmic Electrodiagnostics: A Review” at the Pacific University Island Eyes Conference, Hawaii.

· “Ophthalmic Drug Update: a 2011 Retrospective” at the Pacific University Island Eyes Conference, Hawaii.

· “Optic Nerves and Visual Fields: It’s Not Just for Glaucoma Anymore” at the Pacific University Island Eyes Conference, Hawaii.

· “OCT Fundamentals and Clinical Cases” at the Pacific University Island Eyes Conference, Hawaii.

· “Ocular Side Effects from Systemic Medications” at the Pacific University Island Eyes Conference, Hawaii.

· “Updates in Optometric Diagnostic Instrumentation” at VISN20 Optometry Grand Rounds, Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center in Portland.

· “Viral Keratitis Management Fundamentals” at the Idaho Optometric Physicians Association Annual Congress, Sun Valley, Idaho.

· “Ten Key Oral Medications in Eyecare” at the Idaho Optometric Physicians Association Annual Congress, Sun Valley, Idaho.

· “3-D Optic Nerve Grand Rounds” at the Idaho Optometric Physicians Association Annual Congress, Sun Valley, Idaho.

· “Uveitis: Treatment Basics” at the Idaho Optometric Physicians Association Annual Congress, Sun Valley, Idaho.

· “The Use of Drugs in Addressing Ocular Pain and Discomfort” at the Idaho Optometric Physicians Association Annual Congress, Sun Valley, Idaho.

· “Hot New Technologies in Eyecare” at the Oregon Optometric Association Summer Continuing Education Event, Eugene, Oregon.

· “Ethics and Pearls in Patient Care” at the Oregon Optometric Association Summer Continuing Education Event, Eugene, Oregon.