American Academy of Optometry Foundation announces the 2017 Korb - Exford Dry Eye Career Development Grant Recipient

ORLANDO, FL (October 1, 2017) The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF), is pleased to announce the 2017 inaugural recipient of the Korb - Exford Dry Eye Career Development Grant. Srihari Narayanan, OD, PhD, FAAO, is a professor at the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry.

His proposal titled “Meibomian Gland Dysfunction management to relieve contact lens discomfort”, was chosen out of twelve very competitive proposals. The proposed study will provide clinically useful data for the management of CL-discomfort associated with MGD.

Dr. Narayanan will be honored at the AAOF Celebration Luncheon during the American Academy of Optometry’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.