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Friday, August 3, 2012

Mainos in the AOANews

The July issue of the AOANews featured Dr. Joseph Maino, a graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) in a two page story, "KanLovKids" state program gives new hope to children with low vision and their families". Dr. Maino is the immediate past Chief of Optometry at the Kansas City VA Hospital and Medical Center who now serves as a consultant not only to the VA, but also to the Kansas State School for the Visually Impaired. He was instrumental in putting this program together for the children of Kansas.
 
ICO faculty member, Dr. Dominick Maino (and an IEI patient, Shannon Wyatt), were also featured in the story, "3D symposium offers real-world applications for ODs". Dr. Dominick Maino is a national AOA spokesperson about the eye and vision problems associated with simulated 3D viewing and coined the phrase "3D Vision Syndrome" now used to describe the many signs and symptoms noted by patients. Dr. Dominick Maino is a professor of pediatrics and binocular vision at college...and yes, the Maino noted in the other story is his twin brother.
 
Dr. Geoffrey Goodfellow and Dr. Dominick Maino also wrote the Eye on Technology column in this issue of the AOANews as well. This is entitled, "Health care portals: A patient's connection to your EHR"
Dr. Dominick Maino can not only be contacted at the Illinois College of Optometry/Illinois Eye Institute but also at Lyons Family Eye Care, his private practice in Chicago, if you have any questions about 3D Vision Syndrome, Pediatric eye care, vision therapy or technology in health care.

His latest book, Visual Diagnosis and Care of the Patient with Special Needs is available from Lippincott or on Amazon as well. DM

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