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New Technology is Being Offered to Treat Chronic Dry Eye

Dry eyes are a very common and irritating condition in the United States. According to Health Line, about 4.88 million Americans who are 50 years old and older suffer from dry eyes. Over 3 million are women and 1.68 million are men. Chandra Mickles, O.D., M.S., FAAO, FSLS, associate professor…

Symptoms of Solar Eclipse Eye Damage

During the total solar eclipse, many people may have looked directly into the sun without the proper eye protection. In a recent interview with Local 10, Cristina Llerena Law, O.D., FAAO, associate professor at NSU’s College of Optometry talked about what viewers should look for in the coming days if their eyes may have been affected…

Eye Concerns After the Eclipse

If you feel you or your family members have any changes in your vision after viewing the solar eclipse, you can reach out to The Eye Care Institute at Nova Southeastern University for a full-service, comprehensive optometry exam. Retina specialists from NSU’s College of Optometry will be on hand to…

ABC Local 10 Segment: How to Protect Your Eyes from Total Solar Eclipse

The total solar eclipse is coming in a few days, and as the excitement increases, so does the worry that it will leave behind eye problems. In a recent interview with ABC News, Cristina Llerena Law, O.D., FAAO, associate professor at NSU’s College of Optometry talked about the most common…

New NSU Clinic Treats Dry Eye

Dry eyes are irritating whether you wear contact lenses or not. A new clinic at Nova Southeastern University is tackling an irritating condition that affects the eyes. The newly opened Dry Eye Care Center will be under the supervisions of Dr. Chandra Mickles, an optometrist and associate professor at NSU’s…

NSU Optometry Professor Receives National Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The American Academy of Optometry (AAO) recently announced Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Optometry Professor Rachel A. “Stacey” Coulter, O.D., M.S.Ed., FAAO, FCOVD, as the recipient of the prestigious 2016 William Feinbloom Award. Dr. Coulter was recognized at the Academy 2016 Anaheim…

Study Finds Vision Loss Due to Diabetes is Rising Globally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Diabetes has become one of the top causes of vision loss around the world, according to an article published on August 23, 2016 in Diabetes Care journal by a global consortium led by researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Optometry in…