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De Temps Antan
The trio brings time-honored melodies from traditional Quebec music.
Give Kids A Smile
As many as 120 pre-selected children from underserved families throughout Washington County will receive much-needed health services.
Bernard Brown
Dr. Bernard Brown ’49, OD ’50 has established a scholarship with Pacific’s College of Optometry.
Smiling children outdoors
While myopia is a common and treatable condition, researchers are concerned about how many more people are nearsighted today than in relatively recent years.
Young girl watching device and rubbing eye
Any parent who learns about the growth of myopia cases, and of their possible effects, has a simple, urgent question: How can I tell if my child has myopia?
Child being examined by eye doctor
Prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses are the most common treatment for myopia.
Myopia eye drop study
People are diagnosed with myopia every day. But the implications of that diagnosis may vary widely. In most cases, the condition is easily treated, as with a pair of prescription eyeglasses. But other cases, if allowed to progress, may be more alarming.
Definition of Myopia Nearsightedness
The human eye is a marvel of precision biology. And like any finely tuned device, or organ, it can get out of tune. When the eyeball works perfectly, light enters through the pupil and cornea and is focused on the back wall of the eyeball, known as the retina. The retina, sensitive to light, conveys the image to the brain for processing.
From receiving awards and recognitions to new publications and receiving grants, there seems to be no limit to what PT faculty can achieve!
Physical Therapy alumni sure have been busy! It's always so thrilling to hear about fellow alumni who have achieved something great, reached a major milestone, made an exciting life change, or is doing well in a current position in life.

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