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Grand Opening of Patient Care Center and Continuing Education

The formal Grand Opening for the UMSL Patient Care Center will be Friday afternoon, November 4, 2016, from 3 – 5PM.  The Patient Care Center is located at 7840 Natural Bridge Road.   The grand opening will offer tours and demonstrations of technology will occur throughout the event with celebratory remarks and a toast at 4:15 pm.  The event is open to everyone with no need to RSVP.  If you have any questions you can contact Dr. Barbara Brown at  

Continuing Education Offered November 5th

On Saturday, November 5th the College of Optometry will be presenting 5 hours of complimentary COPE-approved continuing education.  The schedule is as follows:

            9 – 10 am:  GP Lens Update:  Ed Bennett, OD, MS.Ed

            10 – Noon:  A Multifocal Contact Lens for Every Eye:  Julie DeKinder, OD and Vinita Henry, OD

            Noon – 1:30 pm:  Lunch and tour of the Patient Care Center

            1:30 – 3:30PM:  Scleral Lens Applications, Fitting, and  Troubleshooting:  Muriel Schornack, OD                                            (sponsored by the Scleral Lens Education Society)

Please email us at:  if you plan on attending the continuing education event and indicate if you will be able to join us for lunch.  We will also make every effort to provide tours of our new facility at the conclusion of the program.   


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