Alumni News - January 2010
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Vegas Earns Academy Fellowship

Brooke Vegas, OD '07, recently achieved Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry. Congratulatiosn to Dr. Vegas for her accomplishment. Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 1/28/10

Recent Graduates Launch Practice

Jacob Moll, OD '07, and Megan McDonald Moll, OD '09 , recently launched a new private practice, Hilltop Eyecare PLLC, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Visit their website at . SCO sends congratulations and best wishes for their success. Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 1/28/10

Schwebach Named Young OD of Year

Melissa Schwebach, OD '05, was recently named the South Carolina Optometric Association's Young OD of the Year at the organization's annual meeting in Hilton Head. She was recognized for her commitment to moving optometry forward by serving on the SCOA Board of Directors (2nd year), as a legislative keyperson, and on the Board of Directors of Second String Santas, among other activities. Deborah Long, OD '80, noted, "I am proud to say she joined my practice immediately after... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 1/28/10

'93 Grad Named Lead OD

Perry Giles, OD '93, has been hired as the lead optometrist for the University of Georgia. He sold his private practice of 15 years and now resides in Athens, Georgia, with his wife, Lori, and two daughters, Abigail, 15, and Maggie, 10. Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 1/28/10

'75 Alumnus Publishes Article

Jeff Eger, OD '75, FIOS, was published in the December 2009 issue of Primary Care Optometry News. Dr. Eger's article focuses on an advanced case of keratoconus that showed positive reformation and reversal results by aligning aspheric RGPs to the flatter superior intermediate area of the cornea. Accomodative vision therapy and nutritional balance was also utilized. Dr. Eger's article notes that the flatter fit shows normal thickness at the cones apex using OCT and orbscan topography.... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 1/7/10