recognitions were presented to Marilyn Beeson, CPOA, an assistant for Dr.
Germaine Shock is the 2018 Paraoptometric
of the Year.
The study suggests that the COVS may be administered by paraoptometric
personnel or non-eye-care providers to (1) rapidly and accurately evaluate a significant number of oculomotor functions, (2) provide a functional assessment test, (3) survey the subjective near vision symptoms, and (4) expedite the referral for a comprehensive TBI functional examination by an eye-care provider.
SECO International is one of the largest optometry meetings in the world with 8,000 optometrists, dispensing opticians, ophthalmic technicians and paraoptometric professionals descending on the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta for the five-day meeting.
SMSgt Lawrence is a paraoptometric serving with the US Air Force in Dallas, Texas; however, there was no 'Sergeant Major' routine here just genuine humour, approachability and a real enthusiasm for creating a great workplace and a powerful team.
Aimed at dispensing opticians, ophthalmic technicians, contact lens fitters and paraoptometrics there was a fascinating choice of topics from pathology, disease and treatment, to practice building and insurance billing.
Industry standards referenced are based on the "Certified Paraoptometric
Examination Guide." Appended are: (1) Standards Based on the Certified Paraoptometric
Examination Guide; (2) Related Academic Standards; and (3) 21st Century Skills.
Margaret Chester of Greenwood is the 2018 Paraoptometric of the South, an annual award given by the Southern Council of Optometrists (SECO) to recognize an outstanding paraoptometric.
She is the only paraoptometric professional in Mississippi to hold the CPOC certification.