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Love at First Sight: The Legacy of Uncle Frank

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In loving memory of Uncle Frank.  Dr. Frank Fontana—better known as Uncle Frank to colleagues and friends—was 95. He worked as an optometrist for 66 years. Why? In his words, “Because I love my work. Anything else bores me to death.” Dr. Fontana graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1949. He was educated Read More »


The Founding Father of Optometry

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This post was written by guest blogger Craig Rayl, who is a Customer Service Representative at VSP’s Eastern Operations Center. Today is the celebration of President’s Day and the historic accomplishments of our founding fathers. Optometry in the United States also has a founding father – Charles F. Prentice. Charles studied optics in England and Read More »

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