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Finalists for 9th Annual Optometry Student Challenge Present on Nov. 29

ABB Optical Group is excited to announce the finalists of the 9th Annual Optometry Student Challenge. The six student challenge finalists will present their posters during a live webinar event on November 29 at 8 PM ET.

In addition to a panel of judges, all audience participants will be invited to vote for their favorite submissions to help determine the challenge winners.

Mary Avisado of Pacific University College of Optometry

Reshaping the Future: Soft Contact Lenses Can Induce Orthokeratology-like Topographical Effects

Anastasia Logotheti of New England College of Optometry

Severe Keratoconus and “Botched” Crosslinking: Opacified Scar and Steep Corneal Curvatures Still Yield Markedly
Improved Vision with Scleral Contact Lenses.

Nhi Nguyen of Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Reclaiming Sight and Confidence: Prosthetic Lenses in Iris

Riley Parker of Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University

Correcting Crumby Vision: The Use of Scleral Lenses for Management of Granular Dystrophy



Gillian Uldrich of Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

Unmasking Post-Surgical Ectasia in a Pediatric Patient 

Pieper Walton of Indiana University
School of Optometry

The Relationship Between Corneal Sagittal Depth and Corneal Diameter


The Optometry Student Challenge will award travel grants of $1,500 each to three third or fourth-year optometry students to attend the 2024 Global Specialty Lens Symposium (GSLS), held on January 17-20 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and present their winning scientific poster at the symposium. “We invite all our industry peers to join us for a fun, interactive evening of scientific presentations. The students have worked so hard to prepare insightful contact lens cases. Please show your support for our future peers by participating in the live voting on November 29,” says Dede Reyes, ABB Manager, Consultation & Education, Specialty Contact Lens.

Register here for the event.

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