February, 2015

Dr. Nicole Ross Participates in ARVO/NAEVER Joint advocacy day  on capital hill image

Dr. Nicole Ross Participates in ARVO/NAEVER Joint advocacy day on capital hill

On February 6, ARVO and NAEVR conducted a joint Advocacy Day on Capital Hill. Members of ARVO's Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) were joined by a selected group of young investigators in requesting Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 funding increases for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Eye Institute (NEI). The young investigator delegation, which reflected both clinician scientists, and basic researchers, stressed the impact that the combination of cuts, flat funding, and lack of an inflationary increase at the NEI has had on their training and career paths. Read More …

October, 2014

On-Sight Mobile Vision Clinic Turns Four! image

On-Sight Mobile Vision Clinic Turns Four!

New England Eye, the clinical affiliate of the New England College of Optometry, has serviced patients with its unique mobile vision clinic, On-Sight, for the past four years in MA. New England Eye On-Sight is a fully equipped 38 ft optometry clinic with a licensed specialist pediatric and low vision eye doctors on board that comes curbside to schools, pre-schools, and children’s centers. The pediatric clinic operates every Tuesday and Wednesday, year round. All children, but especially those who have currently or previously failed their school vision screening, have the opportunity to be given a comprehensive eye exam by pediatric eye doctors, under the child’s family health insurance. The goals of the pediatric clinic are to catch eye disorders while they are still treatable, and to enable each child to have the corrected vision necessary to find success and fully participate in school and sports. Read More …

On-Sight Mobile Vision Clinic Turns Four! image

On-Sight Mobile Vision Clinic Turns Four!

New England Eye, the clinical affiliate of the New England College of Optometry, has serviced patients with its unique mobile vision clinic, On-Sight, for the past four years in MA. New England Eye On-Sight is a fully equipped 38 ft optometry clinic with a licensed specialist pediatric and low vision eye doctors on board that comes curbside to schools, pre-schools, and children’s centers. The pediatric clinic operates every Tuesday and Wednesday, year round. All children, but especially those who have currently or previously failed their school vision screening, have the opportunity to be given a comprehensive eye exam by pediatric eye doctors, under the child’s family health insurance. The goals of the pediatric clinic are to catch eye disorders while they are still treatable, and to enable each child to have the corrected vision necessary to find success and fully participate in school and sports. Read More …

July, 2014

Congressman Joe Kennedy III visits New England Eye On-Sight image

Congressman Joe Kennedy III visits New England Eye On-Sight

On Monday, July 7th, Congressman Kennedy visited New England Eye On-Sight while we were providing comprehensive eye exams at Citizens for Citizens HeadStart in Fall River. Congressman Kennedy met with the President, faculty, and optometry students from New England College of Optometry, staff of Citizens HeadStart, and toured our Mobile Vision Clinic. Read More …