Dr. Chuen Y. Wong of Winlock, is among 95 optometrists throughout the United States who have received the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2015 Continuing Optometric Recognition Award.
The award is presented to doctors of optometry who have completed 50 credit hours of continuing education in their field over a one-year period, and in addition, have previously received the Initial Optometric Recognition Award. More than 1,752 of the nation's 40,000 practicing optometrists have earned the Initial Optometric Recognition Award. Recipients must complete 150 hours of continuing education in their field over a consecutive three year period.
In presenting the Continuing Optometric Recognition Awards during a photo session, 2014-2015 AOA President A. Cockrell, O.D. of Stillwater, Oklahoma, congratulated the 2015 award recipients. The awards were presented June 25 in Seattle, Washington, during the 118th annual AOA Congress and 45th Annual AOSA Conference: Optometry's Meeting.