VISION USA Service Award

Optometry Cares® – The AOA Foundation and VISION USA present the VISION USA Service Award to three providers annually recognizing their hard work and selfless volunteerism.  Because of dedicated AOA member volunteer optometrists, VISION USA has impacted the lives of more than 430,000 since the inception of the program in 1991.

Past Recipients: 

2017: Coy A. Brown, O.D. (NC), Sheridon S. Gove, O.D. (ME) and Carey A. Patrick, O.D. (TX)


2016 – Jessica A. Kruse, O.D. (TX), Jeffrey M. Long, O.D. (OK) and Edward Weaver Jr., O.D. (NC)

3 Winners







2015 – Michael V. Holland, O.D. (NC), Melinda D. Johnson, O.D. (TX) and Mitzi Herndon Lewis, O.D. (MO)

2015 VUSA Winners


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