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Important Dates
Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
VOTE NOW for Vision & Learning Month! »
The Pool Noodle Challenge is ready for you to vote! Help us choose a winner from all the amazing and creative designs for...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Happy Vision & Learning Month! »
Vision & Learning Month is finally here! August is a time to start heading back to school, and we want parents to know...
Monday, July 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
One week left to enter--win $200! »
It's almost August, which means it's almost Vision & Learning Month! This year, we're offering a grand prize of $200...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accepting Applications for Research Grant »
We are accepting applications for the BSK-COVD Research Grant now through August 15! Optometric faculty and residents...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Now accepting applications for Research Grants »
Our yearly application period for Research Grants is now open exclusively to members of COVD! For 2017, grants of up to $...

Publications
Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latest VDR Journal Issue is Live! »
The latest issue of  Vision Development and Rehabilitation  is now live! Our digital journal is available open-f...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
First VDR of 2017 with Annual Meeting Preview! »
We're excited to announce that this year's first issue of our journal,  Vision Development & Rehabilitation ,&nb...

Education & Events
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEW Brochure for Vision & Learning Month! »
We're excited to announce the official launch of a brand-new brochure available for purchase that's great for both communi...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pics from the Annual Meeting »
Thanks as always to the talented Dr. Dominick Maino for capturing the memories at the 2017 Annual Meeting!  The full...

Members in the News
Monday, August 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fellow recognized for Distinguished Service »
COVD Fellow Dr. Louis Spinozzi recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the Colorado Optometric Association...

From the Blog
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preemies Need a Lifetime of Vision Care »
Modern medicine means more premature babies are beating the odds every year, but they still have a lot of extra challenges...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Learn the WHY behind certification »
We're keeping the Annual Meeting spirit rolling through the summer by sharing interviews with the new Fellows and COVTs...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
VISIONary Toys: I SPY Eagle Eye »
This year, we're urging parents to Keep Summer Learning in Sight with toys and games that promote vision development! We...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Our Progress in India »
Dr. Sandy Block, FCOVD, has written a guest post on our blog about COVD's growth and progress in India. Dr. Aditya Goyal,...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Prolific Partnership »
Our Immediate Past President Dr. Barry Tannen, FCOVD, is retiring from his position at SUNY!  His weekly meetup there...