July, 2017

Low Vision Team Travels to the Netherlands image

Low Vision Team Travels to the Netherlands

Although all optometry students study a broad array of topics during their education, many also choose to specialize in areas such as low vision, contact lenses, and pediatrics. At New England College… Read More …

NECO Faculty and Alumni Honored by AAOF image

NECO Faculty and Alumni Honored by AAOF

(Boston, MA) The American Academy of Optometry Foundation, AAOF, recently announced several 2017 awards to recognize great accomplishments and contributions to the field of optometry. The AAOF annually… Read More …

Thirty-eight NECO Residents Honored at Annual Conference image

Thirty-eight NECO Residents Honored at Annual Conference

Optometry programs traditionally involve four years of study towards an OD degree. Upon graduation, many graduates choose to pursue an additional year of post-graduate training in a specialized area… Read More …

NECO Alumni, Students, and Faculty Visit DC for Optometry’s Meeting 2017 image

NECO Alumni, Students, and Faculty Visit DC for Optometry’s Meeting 2017

It was a capital week in Washington, D.C. as the American Optometric Association, the AOA, hosted a record-breaking 2300 students and doctors at Optometry’s Meeting 2017. The annual conference took… Read More …

June, 2017

Recent NECO OD/MS Graduate Wins 2017 Julius F. Neumueller Award in Optics image

Recent NECO OD/MS Graduate Wins 2017 Julius F. Neumueller Award in Optics

Four year optometry programs can be rigorous. A combination of didactic studies and clinical work leaves little free time as students work towards their degree. However, some students make time to earn… Read More …

NECO Participates in Virtual Fair for Optometry Schools & Colleges image

NECO Participates in Virtual Fair for Optometry Schools & Colleges

On June 14, 2017, admissions representatives from New England College of Optometry will be participating in an Optometry Virtual Fair. This online event for prospective students is hosted by ASCO, the… Read More …

May, 2017

Eight Students Welcomed to 2017 Summer Research Training Program image

Eight Students Welcomed to 2017 Summer Research Training Program

New England College of Optometry, NECO, recently welcomed eight students into the 2017 Summer Research Training Program. Funded by a a research training grant from the National Eye Institute of the… Read More …

Alumnus Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ‘02, Speaks at the United Nations image

Alumnus Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ‘02, Speaks at the United Nations

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ‘02, recently spoke at the United Nations in New York on May 5, 2017. The speech was part of United Nations Academic Impact Program (UNAIP). Dr. Lu Fan is the current president… Read More …

Delegation from Wenzhou Medical Center Meets with College Leadership image

Delegation from Wenzhou Medical Center Meets with College Leadership

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, New England College of Optometry, NECO, welcomed a delegation of leaders from Wenzhou Medical Center to the College. The group discussed current education initiatives, leadership… Read More …

NECO’s Student MSOS Chapter Hosts Public Policy Events image

NECO’s Student MSOS Chapter Hosts Public Policy Events

The MSOS club at New England College of Optometry (NECO) has been busy with events, lunches, and phone-a-thons over the past few weeks related to the proposed glaucoma bill and American Healthcare Act.… Read More …

April, 2017

NECO’s Private Practice Club Hosts Dr. Pete Kehoe image

NECO’s Private Practice Club Hosts Dr. Pete Kehoe

On April 5, 2017, NECO’s Private Practice Club started off their April Wednesday Speaker Series with “Patient and Profit Success” by Dr. Pete Kehoe. Dr. Pete Kehoe is a practicing optometrist… Read More …

March, 2017

Announcing a New Name for New England Eye and New Facilities at Commonwealth Location image

Announcing a New Name for New England Eye and New Facilities at Commonwealth Location

March 28, 2017 We are pleased to announce that New England Eye, the patient care subsidiary and clinical affiliate of the New England College of Optometry, has officially changed its name to… Read More …

NECO Alumni Board President and Daughter Featured in Review of Optometry Article image

NECO Alumni Board President and Daughter Featured in Review of Optometry Article

NECO Alums, and mother - daughter team, Linda Bennett, OD ‘80 and Rebecca Maida, OD ‘08 were recently featured in the March 2017 issue of Review of Optometry. Dr. Bennett… Read More …

February, 2017

Lu Fan MS/OD ‘02 Interviewed on Myopia in “Points de Vue” image

Lu Fan MS/OD ‘02 Interviewed on Myopia in “Points de Vue”

Dr. Lu Fan MS/OD ‘02 was recently interviewed about the state of myopia research at the Wenzhou Medical University and in China in the autumn issue of “Points de Vue” international review of ophthalmic… Read More …

NECO Remembers Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ‘75 image

NECO Remembers Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ‘75

It is with great sadness that New England College of Optometry notes the passing of alumni Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ’75. Dr. Wallingford was a past President of the American Optometric Association,… Read More …

November, 2016

NECO Students Help Raise Awareness for World Diabetes Day image

NECO Students Help Raise Awareness for World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2016 At New England College of Optometry, NECO, students learn about the structure and function of visual and systemic systems, as well as eye health and eye disease. One such… Read More …

April, 2016

Dr. Bruce Moore Receives Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health image

Dr. Bruce Moore Receives Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health

Bruce Moore, OD, has been selected to be the recipient for the 2016 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health. Read More …

March, 2016

OD-MS Student Researcher’s Master Thesis To Be Published in Vision Research image

OD-MS Student Researcher’s Master Thesis To Be Published in Vision Research

Fourth year student Laura Goldberg, Class of 2016, recently received the news that her master’s thesis detailing her work in Dr. Frances Rucker’s lab has been accepted for publication. The article… Read More …

NECO Residents Roster Announced for 2016-2017 image

NECO Residents Roster Announced for 2016-2017

New England College of Optometry is pleased to announce its residents roster for the 2016-2017 academic year. Thirty-six students have been matched with NECO residency positions at 15 locations for… Read More …

Student VOSH Group Receives Smartphone-Based Autorefractor from Smart Vision image

Student VOSH Group Receives Smartphone-Based Autorefractor from Smart Vision

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanities (S-VOSH) chapter of New England College of Optometry received a SVOne Autorefractor from Smart Vision Labs. The SVOne… Read More …