CONGRATULATIONS to our very own Dr. Christina DalPorto, FAAO!!!

Dr. D became a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry after passing her oral examination on Thursday October 24th, 2019.

Fellows have passed rigorous qualifications in education, patient care, and clinical practice. This certification identifies dedicated individuals that practice at the very highest level in the profession.

Per the Academy website: “Fellows of the American Academy of Optometry are entitled to use the designation FAAO. The designation—FAAO—means they are recognized by their colleagues as knowledgeable and experienced professionals who have met the high standards of professional competence in a broad range of issues related to eye care. Each candidate for Fellowship must continue to maintain the highest of professional standards.

Each clinical practice candidate has lectured, completed a residency or has submitted written presentations and is examined by a panel of leading doctors of optometry, who review the presentations and the candidate’s professional credentials.”