Vision Science Section

Welcome to the Vision Science Section Webpage!


The mission of the Vision Science section is to foster and disseminate both clinical and basic science research from the moleculer to the intact system level of the visual system as it relates to visual function in health and disease. 


  • Develop and present Section symposia that present recent advances in vision science research and clinical applications of basic vision science.
  • Serve as a resource for fostering optometric research in the anatomy, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, molecular biology, optics, physiology, development and psychophysics of the visual and oculomotor systems, as well as related fields such as applied optics, bioengineering, cognitive psychology and computer vision.
  • Serve as a source of public information and public awareness on new research and clinical applications in the area of vision science.

Click here to read the Vision Science Section bylaws (PDF).