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AAO Foundation Announces Low Vision Educational Grant Recipient

She is So-Yeon Sharon Lee, OD.




AAO Foundation Announces Low Vision Educational Grant Recipient

So-Yeon Sharon Lee, OD

(PRESS RELEASE) ORLANDO, FL — The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF), in collaboration with the Fredric and Marion Rosemore Family Foundation, announces the 2019 recipient of the Fredric Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant.

So-Yeon Sharon Lee, OD, FAAO, Dipl-ABO, is an assistant professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. She will receive a grant for her project, “Managing visual comfort and function in patients with low vision using Acuvue Oasys with Transitions contact lenses,” which is intended to improve the quality of life for the visually impaired. The grant is designed to enable institutions to provide care and support personnel directly related to the field of low vision.

Lee will be honored at the AAOF Celebration Luncheon during Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry joint meeting Oct. 23-27, 2019.


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