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Schweitzer Fellowships have an intensive leadership component so that fellows can continue to inspire others to improve the health of those who experience barriers to care beyond their year of service.
The student’s social media campaign highlights the importance of child eye exams.
In a preclinical model, Gawne and Norton studied how adjusting visual cues may slow the progression of myopia.
Double vision is an eye condition that requires prompt evaluation by an eye care provider.  
Individuals with myopia have an abnormally elongated eyeball, which causes blurry vision at distance and stretching of the tissues at the back of the eye, leading to a lifelong risk of irreversible vision loss.
The American Optometric Association granted the associate professor this honor.
At this event, UAB Community Eye Care provides free comprehensive eye exams and glasses to qualified participants.
Simon was nominated for this award for his efforts to increase minority enrollment at UAB School of Optometry.

The award recognizes an individual who has been a true innovator and leader in the field of contact lenses and anterior segment disease.
Minority participation in clinical trials helps better prevention, treatment and care outcomes for these groups.
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