News, Media and Stories | Optometry

At Pacific, caring for student-athletes is a community affair. Before any football players stepped onto Ledbetter Field for practices, they received care from dental hygiene and optometry students.   
Pacific University EyeClinics encourage anyone experiencing eye discomfort or noticeable vision changes in the days and even weeks following Monday's eclipse to seek care. 
Pacific University College of Optometry Professor Lorne Yudcovitch shows KGW Channel 8 what to look for in making sure the solar eyeglasses we choose to view the eclipse will protect our eyes.
Nikita Katoozi OD '18, MEd/VFL '18 won a student writing competition that will earn her publication in an international journal. Her research examined ways for teachers to identify children with vision needs.
Jessica Flack smiling
Jessica Flack OD '18 partnered with Head Start to use technology to enhance vision screenings for young children. One in three vision problems would have gone unidentified without the tool, she found as part of her thesis for the Master of Education/Visual Function in Learning program.
Paula Kutzner smiling
Paula Kutzner OD '18 developed a school-based vision therapy program as part of her thesis for the Master of Education/Visual Function in Learning program. The innovative service was so successful that it will continue even though she's graduated.
The successful practitioner in the Seattle area has built a thriving optical and hearing center, and served his local community and optometric profession with distinction for more than 30 years.
Pacific University students can receive free comprehensive vision exams at
Students working in the mobile EyeVan at Pacific
Pacific thanks supporters of ambitious effort to develop a new state-of-the-art vision care outreach vehicle at dedication ceremony on March 9.
Students working in the mobile EyeVan at Pacific
The Pacific University College of Optometry will dedicate its new EyeVan at a special ceremony at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in Parking Lot C. RSVP by email.

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