The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 111 out of 118 passed the Optometrist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Optometry in Manila this July 2014.
The members of the Board of Optometry who gave the licensure examination are Dr. Maria Elizabeth B. Valconcha, Chairman; Dr. Mary Rose S. Paredes, Dr. Vivian S. Sarabia and Dr. Teresita R. Yambot, Members.
The results were released in two (2) working days from the last day of examinations.
Registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be on July 22, 2014. Those who will register are required to bring the following: duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal, current Community Tax Certificate (cedula), 1 piece passport size picture (colored with white background and complete nametag), 1 piece 1” x 1” picture (colored with white background and complete nametag), 2 sets of metered documentary stamps and 1 short brown envelope with name and profession and to pay the Initial Registration Fee of P600 and Annual Registration Fee of P450 for 2014-2017. Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.
The Optometric Association of the Philippines congratulates the board passers of the recently concluded Optometry Board Examination. Here is the official announcement from the PRC website:
IACLE in cooperation with OAP and ALCON LABORATORIES Phils sponsors the First ADVANCE CONTACT LENS FITTING featuring Dr. Luigina Sorbara from the School of Optometry of the University of Waterloo.
The International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE ) in cooperation with the OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES and ALCON LABORATORIES Phils sponsors the First ADVANCE CONTACT LENS FITTING featuring Dr. Luigina Sorbara from the School of Optometry of the University of Waterloo.
At least 50 contact lens educators and practitioners will gather on August 8-9, 2014 at the ALCON Laboratories Philippines Audio Visual Room , Rockwell Center, Pasig City.
The two day COMPREHENSIVE HANDS ON WORKSHOP will focus on:
Two other prominent speakers and considered expert in Contact Lens practice are Dr. Jeanette Romuladez-Oo and Dr. Carmen Abesamis-Dichoso, both Fellows of IACLE and the American Academy of Optometry.
The Speakers / Lecturers