Optometry Times® Welcomes Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society (OCCRS) to Strategic Alliance Partnership (…
Organized in 2002 and chartered in 2004, the former Optometric Council on Refractive Technology, now OCCRS, allows doctors of optometry and vision care researchers to meet in an optometric educational venue to share information and ideas. The group encourages research on cornea, cataract, and refractive technology, hosts forums at which such research may be presented, develops and delivers educational programs on cornea, cataract, and refractive technology to the optometric profession. Throughout the year, OCCRS partners with a variety of eye-care organizations to offer virtual continuing education (CE) and plans to return to in person meetings in 2022.
OCCRS is a member-based, non-profit organization made up of primarily optometrists and ophthalmologists, but also welcomes residents, fellows, and students studying optometry, medicine, or osteopathy. Members often act as a resource for colleagues that may not be directly involved in surgical care, but whose patients seek such care. OCCRS supports collaborative care with surgeons for the benefit of patient care.
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