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Featured Online Articles -- Public Access

Creator:   Kurt A. Zadnik
Created:   4/5/2010
Contains:  13 items
Last updated November 1, 2017.

Each month, Optometry & Vision Science features an article that is open to the public immediately. These are the "Featured Articles Online - Public Access" from the past 12 months.


Past Editorials

Creator:   Kurt A. Zadnik
Created:   3/5/2012
Contains:  15 items
Last updated November 1, 2017.

Each month, Optometry & Vision Science features an Editorial from the Editor-in-Chief and often an invited Guest Editorial. These are the Editorials online, open access from the past 12 months.


Past Feature Issues of OVS

Creator:   Kurt A. Zadnik
Created:   7/9/2012
Contains:  27 items
Last updated January 1, 2017.

From 2005 through the present Optometry & Vision Science has created 27 separate Feature issues, each dedicated to a single focus (e.g. Myopia). These issues have a significant impact on the clinical and research field and 12 months from publication we and our publishers make them free and open access to the public at large. Each Feature issue was produced by OVS with a team of world-renowned Guest Editors; OVS regularly produces two feature issues each year on different topics.


Press Releases

Creator:   Kurt A. Zadnik
Created:   7/12/2011
Contains:  76 items
Last updated November 1, 2017.

Each month, Optometry & Vision Science and LWW issue a Press Release from a medical writer that LWW distributes to 5,000 media outlets around the World. These are the Press Releases online, open access beginning June 2011.


Charles F. Prentice Medal lectures

Creator:   Kurt A. Zadnik
Created:   8/9/2017
Contains:  10 items
The Charles F. Prentice Medal Award (established in 1958) is awarded annually to a distinguished scientist or clinician scientist in recognition of a career-long record of advancement of knowledge in vision science. The award is considered to be the most prestigious of the Academy’s awards for achievement in research.

Glenn A. Fry Award lectures

Creator:   Kurt A. Zadnik
Created:   10/5/2017
Contains:  8 items
The Glenn A. Fry Lecture Award (established in 1970) is sponsored by the American Optometric Foundation. The award is given annually to a distinguished scientist or clinician scientist in recognition of the quality, significance, impact, and relevance to optometry of his or her current research contributions. The recipient presents a special lecture at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry on his or her current/past research contributions.

Book Reviews

Creator:   Kurt A. Zadnik
Created:   4/6/2012
Contains:  18 items
Last updated May 1, 2016.

A online open access collection of optometry, ophthalmology and eye/vision science book reviews published by OVS over the past 2 years.


Academy History

Creator:   Dr Tony Adams
Created:   3/17/2010
Contains:  7 items
An online, open access collection of OVS articles and editorials written by Merton C. Flom, OD, PhD, FAAO on the history of the American Academy of Optometry.

Profiles in Discovery

Creator:   Dr Tony Adams
Created:   3/17/2010
Contains:  6 items
An online, open access OVS collection of articles written by Kenneth A. Polse, OD, MS, FAAO on the history of the American Academy of Optometry.