We’ve been teasing the opening of our new center at the University of Houston College of Optometry for a while, but, with this official press release, it is now officially official.
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Oklahoma City— Monday, February 9, 2015
nJoy Vision announced the opening of its 3rd location – nJoy Vision at the University of Houston College of Optometry.
“nJoy Vision is an optometric-driven, multi-site eye care services organization and partnering with The University of Houston College of Optometry and their first-class facility provides a tremendous opportunity to integrate refractive surgery into the curriculum and strategically enter the Houston market,” said Jim Feinstein, Chief Operating Officer at nJoy Vision.
“UHCO is proud to be partnering with nJoy Vision to establish a state-of-the-art patient care center in our new Vision Institute that features laser refractive procedures and advanced treatment options for conditions like keratoconus. In addition to expanding the range of services that the College of Optometry will offer our patients, this new nJoy facility will provide fantastic educational opportunities for our students and unique research opportunities for our faculty. There is no doubt that our partnership with nJoy Vision will advance UHCO and the profession of Optometry in Texas,” commented Earl L. Smith III, OD, PhD, FAAO, Interim Chief Health Officer of the University of Houston, Greeman-Petty Professor.
“The University of Houston College of Optometry is pleased to partner with nJoy Vision as they open their newest facility on the University of Houston campus. We look forward to having a superior laser vision correction facility that will not only provide for the University and community’s needs, but will help to train our students in cutting edge refractive options for their patients,” said Marcus G. Piccolo, OD, Associate Dean for Professional Advancement and Executive Director of Surgical Services, University of Houston College of Optometry.
“The expertise of nJoy’s laser vision correction executive team will ensure that the Houston center will provide best-in-class patient outcomes and experience and more importantly students and residents with an unmatched clinical experience,” said Glen Ellisor, OD, Founder and Executive Chairman, VisionSource and UHCO graduate.
“Providing students with hands-on management of laser vision correction patients is a giant step in equipping the next generation optometrist for their role in improving America’s healthcare,” added Dr. Ellisor.
nJoy Vision at the University of Houston College of Optometry will begin patient care later in the month. Founded in 2012, nJoy Vision is a growing network of vision correction centers with a patient-first mindset and philanthropic spirit.